Passenger guide - Nicosia Ercan airport (ECN) 

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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 -
Airlines: AnadoluJet, AtlasGlobal, Corendon Airlines, Freebird Airlines, Pegasus Airlines, Turkish Airlines.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 1.2 million passengers went through it in 2011.
Tel: +90 392 600 5000.



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

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Kibris Rent a Car (Tel +90 533 888 2929) has a desk inside the terminal. It is advised to pre-book your vehicle.

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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 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. In case of missing luggage, contact Tel +90 392 231 4008.
Other Services- First aid clinic, baby changing facilities, prayer room.


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.


There are no hotels on-site. Among the nearest options you can find: Golden Tulip Nicosia Hotel & Casino (Tel +90 392 610 5050), Cypriot Swallow Boutique Hotel (Tel +90 392 223 4466), The Classic Hotel (Tel +357 2266 4006), Averof Hotel (Tel +357 2277 3447), Crown Inn Hotel (Tel +357 2277 8989), Semeli Hotel (Tel +357 2245 2121), Hilton Cyprus (Tel +357 2237 7777), Almond Business Suites (Tel +357 2287 9131), Cleopatra Hotel (Tel +357 2284 4000), Rimi Hotel (Tel +357 2268 0101).


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


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

Latest updates: December, 06, 2017
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