Will the 3rd Airport of Muğla be built in Seydikemer?
Seydikemer District started getting investments from the government after Muğla gained the Metropolitan status. Seydikemer is currently taking actions for a new airport. The new airport will develop tourism and commerce in Seydikemer District. The region has significant natural beauties and had welcomed activities in agriculture, tourism and history. The most suitable place for the 3rd airport in Muğla is Seydikemer, it is reported, and the incomes are being discussed. People of Seydikemer demanded the congressmen to take initiatives for Fethiye and Seydikemer
Surface areas of the districts: Ortaca 2700km2, Milas 2167km2, Seydikemer 2028km2, Yatağan 1772km2, Köyceğiz 1758km2, Fethiye 1027 m2, Marmaris 866 km2, Dalaman 617km2, Bodrum 557 km2, Datça 446 km2, Ula 407km2, Kavaklıdere 81 km2.
Kumluca, Demre, Kaş and Kalkan, some of the important tourism centres of Antalya, are at least 90 minutes far from Antalya and Dalaman Airport. For the diversity and extension of tourism to 12 months, transportation is vital. Seydikemer is the best place for a new airport in this respect and people in this region demanded politicians to take actions for the airport.
Airports and their Distances to Districts of Muğla
Distance of Elmalı District to Dalaman Airport 148, Antalya Airport 109
Kumluca to Dalaman Airport 227, Antalya Airport 109
Demre District to Dalaman Airport 191km, Antalya Airport 156
Kaş to Dalaman Airport 200km, Antalya Airport 148
Kalkan to Dalaman Airport 243km, Antalya Airport 122km,
Seydikemer to Dalaman Airport 66km, Antalya Airport 186km
Seydikemer District is the closest spot to several tourism centres in the west of Antalya and Fethiye. Distance from Seydikemer to Kumluca 164km, Demre 91km, Kaş 86 km, kalkan 63 km, On the other hand, Eşen, Kumluova and Karadere Districts are the other places being considered for the 3rd airport. The most important income of Seydikemer is agriculture and a lot of products are exported. The 3rd airport will help agriculture sector send products abroad quicker.
Places to Visit
Kumluca; “Olimpos Ancient City, Rhodiapolis Ancient City Adrsan Beach, Korydalla Ancient City, Çavuşköy Bay, Gelidonya”
Demre; Kekova Island, Kaleköy, Myra, Demre Bird Sanctuary Santa Clause Church, Soura Ancient City, Simena Castle
Kaş; Big Pebble Beach, Phellos Ancient City, Hidayet Bay, Trysa Ancient City, Uçarsu Waterfalls, Xanthos Ancient City, Kaş Ancient City, Aperlai Ancient City, Fırnaz Bay, Akçagerme Beach
Kalkan; (Herodotus had mentioned this place as the closest spot to stars in the world) Blue Cave, Kaputaş Beach
Seydikemer; Saklıkent Gorge, Letoon Ancient City, Tlosa Ancient City, Dodurga Sidyma, Yaka, Girmeler Spa, Mount Seki Eren Ski Centres.