Nicosia Ercan airport (ECN)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Ercan International Airport, opened on February 3, 1975, serves the Turkish sector of the island (North Cyprus) and it is not internationally recognized as a legal point of entry except by Turkey and Azerbaijan. It operates with flights to several countries in Europe; however, all of them must make an intermediate stop in a Turkish airport.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.

Airlines: AtlasGlobal (Tel +90 392 231 4188), Borajet (Tel +90 533 852 2672), Onur Air (Tel +90 392 231 4000 / 533 854 6687), Pegasus Airlines (Tel +90 392 231 4288).

Annual passenger traffic: 4 million passengers went through it in 2018.

Tel: +90 392 600 5000. E-mail: [email protected]


The airport is located 12 km (7.5 miles) east from Nicosia, in the city of Tymvou.

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What services does Nicosia Ercan airport (ECN) facilities include

The airport has ATMs and Wi-Fi access free of charge. The Bosphore CIP Lounge is located on the second floor and opens 24 hours a day; it offers drinks, snacks, Wi-Fi, computers, fax, TV, air conditioning, newspapers and magazines (access with Priority Pass or Diners Club membership, through online booking or by paying at the door - €25.00).

Food and Drinks- Coffee shops, fast food outlets and restaurants on both levels.
Shopping- There are duty-free shops on the second level of the terminal.
Baggage- Trolleys available for free inside and outside the terminal. Secure luggage wrapping in the Departures Hall. In case of missing luggage, contact Tel +90 392 231 4008 or e-mail [email protected]
Other Services- First aid clinic, baby changing facilities, prayer room.


Public and private transportation

Bus - Kibhas (Tel +90 533 870 4844) provides transportation from the airport to different locations in North Cyprus, such as Nicosia, Kyrenia, Famagusta, Morphou and Lefka. It leaves several times a day between 8:10 am and 0:30 am. Timetables and fares

Taxi - There are vehicles from Kibris Transfer (Tel +90 533 858 6688) available outside the Arrivals Hall. It is advised to agree on a fare with the driver before your journey. The trip to the city centre takes 45 minutes.


Car rental agencies

Ayaz Rent a Car (Tel +90 533 888 2929) has a desk inside the terminal, available 24 hours a day. It is advised to pre-book your vehicle.


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Parking services at Nicosia Ercan airport (ECN)

The airport's parking lot is located in front of the terminal building and has spaces for short and long stays. The first 20 minutes are free of charge. More information: Tel +90 533 877 7942. Fees


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should contact their airline or travel agency prior to their arrival.

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Latest updates: June 11, 2021