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Çiğli Air Base (Turkish: Çiğli Hava Üssü) (IATA: IGL, ICAO: LTBL) is a military airport near Çiğli,[1] a metropolitan district of the city of İzmir in İzmir Province, Turkey.

Çiğli Air Base

Çiğli Hava Üssü
Airport typeMilitary
OwnerTurkish Air Force
LocationÇiğli, İzmir, Turkey
Elevation AMSL16 ft / 5 m
Coordinates38°30′46″N 027°00′36″E / 38.51278°N 27.01000°E / 38.51278; 27.01000
Çiğli Air Base is located in Turkey
Çiğli Air Base
Çiğli Air Base
Location of airport in Turkey
Direction Length Surface
m ft
17/35 2,993 9,821 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

It served as İzmir's airport until the opening of the Adnan Menderes Airport, situated south of the metropolitan area.


The airport resides at an elevation of 16 feet (5 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 17/35 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,993 by 45 metres (9,820 ft × 148 ft).[1]


  1. ^ a b c Airport information for LTBL from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for IGL at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).

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