Airport closes in Turkey's north
Baku, Azerbaijan, April 25
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Turkey closed the airport in Trabzon province, Trend reports via Turkish media.
According to the media reports, the reason for the airport's closure is related to temporary repair work at its runway.
The Trabzon airport, which was built in 1957, serves 29,000 passengers annually and has total area of 2,600 square meters.
The first airport in Turkey was built in 1912 and was used for military purposes.
In 1953, Istanbul airport was opened for international flights for the first time. In 1985, it was renamed in honor of the founder of the Turkish Republic, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.
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