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ANNUAL REPORT 2014

Although in 2014 average Daily IFR flights in Europe country. In 2014, our traffic volume increased by
increased by 1,7% , Turkey had the highest traffic 122 % compared to the year 2005 and reached 1,7
growth in 2014 and Turkey remaining the main million flights. Our passenger number also increased
contributer to the growth in Europe. 191 % compared to the year 2005 and reached
approximately 170 million passenger.
The Turkish Airspace located at the cross - roads of
main traffic flows between Europe, Caucasian Region, İstanbul Atatürk Airport was the 5th airport in Europe
Middle East, Africa and Asia and we are paying utmost in terms of airport movements and Sabiha Gökçen
importance to the bi-lateral and regional cooperation Airport was the fastest growing airport with a 24 %
as being one of the main air navigation service traffic increase year on year.
provider in the region.
With this growth, Turkey is the main contributor to
Compared to the rest of the world, the civil aviation the European Network
sector in our country has a rapid, continuous and
serious upward trend. It is also a known fact that The EUROCONTROL Seven-Year Forecast predicts
this situation results not only from the global factors an average annual increase between 4.5% and 7.1%
of the sector, but also from the dynamics of our for Turkey during the 5 year planning cycle, with a
baseline growth of 6.1%.

Movements in Turkish Airsapce 2002-2014

1.800.000

1.600.000

1.400.000

1.200.000

1.000.000

800.000

600.000

400.000

200.000

0 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
155.952 154.218 191.056 206.003 224.774 247.099 269.172 277.584 293.714 292.816 283.439 281.178 333.017
Overflight 218.626 218.405 253.286 286.867 286.139 323.291 356.001 369.047 421.549 462.881 492.229 541.110 591.695
International 157.953 156.582 196.207 265.113 341.262 365.177 385.764 419.422 497.862 579.488 600.818 682.685 754.259
Domestic

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