A beautiful country, Turkey lies between Europe and Asia. The European and Asian border is the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul. So you can enjoy helicopter flights over both continents. Fly along the strait that connects the Marmara Sea to the Black Sea. Take sightseeing flights to the Turkish Riviera or discover the dream landscapes of Cappadocia. Visit the ruins of Troy in Central Anatolia or simply take a beach vacation and indulge in Turkish cuisine.
Turkey - Helicopter Flights in Europe & Asia – Cargo, Tours & Rides
- Capital of the country: Ankara
- Flight time within Europe: 3-5 hours
- Language: Turkish
- Currency: Turkish Lira (TRY)
- Time zone: CET +1
- Form of state: Republican unitary state
- System of government: presidential system
- Head of government: President: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
- Country area: 783,562 km²
- Area in Europe: 23,764 km²
- Area in Asia: 759,798 km²
- Number of inhabitants:
83,154,997 - of which in the European part :: 9,698,828 - of which in the Asian part: 73,456. 169
- Population density: 103 - European part: 408 - Total: 511 inhabitants per km²
- Population development: plus 1.24%
- Population density: 408 European parts & 103 Asian parts per km²
Landmarks of the country:
- Istanbul: Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmed Mosque) - a masterpiece of Ottoman architecture, Topkapi Palace, historic home of the former Ottoman sultans, wonderful view of the Bosporus, Dolmabahçe (Dolmabahçe Sarayı) - the architect Balian built it for the Sultan Abdülmecid. The magnificent building is on the European side in Beşiktaş on the Bosporus. Many sultans lived there from 1856. - Hagia Sophia - in earlier times a Christian church and called the 8th wonder of the world by many lovers of the city, - Blue Mosque - six slim minarets, which have great similarities with Mecca and by many religious people from it Basically was criticized. - Galata Tower - is part of the old city fortifications. In the past it served as a prison and was also used as a fire station due to its elevated position. - The '' Grand Bazaar '' (Kapalı Çarşı) is one of the covered markets, with over 31,000 m² for 30,000 people and 4,000 shops and means more than just a day trip! Whether jewelry, tobacco, incense sticks, clothing, souvenirs, books, lamps and some fakes - you will find EVERYTHING here - as well an apple tea that almost every retailer will offer you!
Edirne: Selimiye Mosque, a masterpiece from the architect Sinan and it is classified as the pinnacle of Ottoman architecture.
- Ephesus - in ancient times the port city was one of the most important regions for the Roman Empire. The Temple of Artemis is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Its imposing ruins are worth seeing and should definitely be visited! Dardanelles: archaeological site of Troy, who does not know the history of Troy and the famous horse? Many films were about the Trojan Horse, Pairs, Achilles, the beautiful Hellena and Odysseus. The original horse can of course no longer be viewed, but you can marvel at a replica of the Trojan horse!
- Aegean coast: Canakkale - one of the most beautiful coastal cities in the country - is about 35 minutes by car from Troy.
- Eastern Anatolia: burial sanctuary at Nemrut Dagi - temple & ruins. The sanctuary was included in the UNECO World Heritage List in 1987,
- Aphrodisias - ancient city located in the Caria countryside in the south-west of the country.
- Hierapolis - Limestone terraces of Pamukkale - The limestone terraces with 30 degrees warm spring water have been included in the UNESCO World Heritage!
- Cappadocia: Göreme-Cappadocia - UNESCO World Heritage Site, cave churches, beautiful rock formations - a MUST for every photographer!
- Xanthos: ruins, theatre, tombs, sacrophages
- Demre - formerly Myra: rock graves, the rock graves of the Lycians (approx. 400 BC) are very well preserved and well worth seeing!
- Nemrut Dağı - quite unknown and fabulous, far from the tourist streams, is the 2,200 meter high mountain in the Taurus Mountains, which is embedded in a national park. Directly on top of the mountain you can admire the sanctuary of King Antiochus I Theos of Kommagene (69 to 36 BC) and a burial site. The statues of gods still show the splendour of antiquity today. The burial sanctuary at Nemrut has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
- Boğazköy-Alacahöyük National Park - should you visit Ankara, the sight is about 200 km to the east. The ruins show an important ancient city, the capital of the Hittite Empire Hattuša - also Hattusha was. The Hittite shrine of Yazılıkaya can also be visited.
- Coastal city of Izmir: Celsus Library, the famous Julius Celsuns, politician of the Roman Empire, gave its name and his burial chamber can be visited on the premises.
- Anitkabir is also in Ankara and is a tomb, museum and national monument, mausoleum of the state founder Ataturk, library and peace park can be visited,
- Mount Ararat - at over 5,000 meters, the highest mountain in the country. It is on the border with Armenia and Iran. The '' little Ararat '' is also part of the National Park. Some Bible Students believe that Noah's ark was stranded here. The mountain is open to mountaineers, but you have to get a permit! Suleymaniye Mosque - house of prayer, terrace of the mosque, view of the Golden Horn, hospital, cemetery. Upper conservatory, several public universities. The entire structure was built between 1550 and 1557 by the architect Sinan with thousands of workers.
- Bodrum - the city's landmark, Bodrum Castle, is located on the Harbor area. It was created at the beginning of the 15th century by the Order of St. John as St. Peter's Castle. It was one of the strongest fortifications in the Mediterranean region. It was also used as a prison in earlier years. The complex was badly damaged by the First World War and later renovated. Today you can admire the towers, torture chambers and a pretty ornamental fountain in the courtyard. A museum of underwater archaeology is very interesting!
- Spil Dagi National Park is a speciality and one would not expect such a beauty in Turkey. Deep canyons, high mountains with dense forests, with a bit of luck you will spot wild horses, wolves and even bears in their natural terrain.
In spring, like in Cape Town, nature explodes. Huge meadows of flowers awaken, including a wild form of the tulip. More information is available from an information building on the 1,517 meter high Spil Dagi mountain.
There are many other sights that would go beyond the scope of our website.
Big and small airports in the Turkey
Airports in the country
Sabiha Gökcen (SAW), Ataturk (ISL), Antalya (AYT), Dalaman (DLM), Bodrum (BJV), Izmir (ADB), Ankara (ESB), Adana (ADA), Adiyaman (ADF), Afyon (AFY) , Agri (AJI), Amasya (MZH), Balikesir (BZI), Bandirma (BDM), Batman (BAL), Bodrum (BXN), Bursa (YEI), Canakkale (CKZ), Denizli (DNZ), Diyarbakir (DIY) , Edremit / Körfez (EDO), Elazig (EZS), Erzincan (ERC), Erzurum (ERZ), Eskisehir (AOE), Eskisehir (ESK), Etimesgut (ANK), Zafer (KZR), Gaziantep (GZT), Gazipaşa ( GZP), Güney Anadolu (GNY), Hatay (HTY), Isparta (ISE), Izmir (IZM), Kahramanmaras, (KCM), Kameshli (KAC) and Kars (KSY) airports. Helicopter flights are possible from almost every airport!
Turkish Cargo Flights - Private Charter
- Delivery to construction sites
- Assistance in the event of natural disasters
- Fire extinguishing operations in the mountains
- animal transport
- Reconnaissance flights (pipeline)
- Urgent express transport
- Blasting rock avalanches
- Repairs of power lines
Whether for a short or summer vacation - a gift voucher for helicopter flight always brings joy. Whether over Istanbul, along the Turkish Riviera or over the dream landscapes of Cappadocia. Give away a lot of joy with a gift voucher!
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