The closest airport is at Dalaman about 1 hour 30 minutes’ drive away. It’s also possible to fly into Antalya airport though it is around a further hour’s drive away.
Dalaman, otherwise known as Mugla airport, has 2 terminals; a relatively new international one and a domestic terminal. Connecting flights from, say, Istanbul would land at the domestic terminal whilst direct flights from the UK and elsewhere land at the more modern international terminal.
Facilities at the airport include duty free shops, a bank, a host of decent (though a little expensive) cafes and restaurants, foreign exchange desks, a premium/business class lounge, wi-fi access and a range of car hire desks.
The following airlines have operated directly to Dalaman from the UK:
EasyJet from Gatwick, Stansted, Bristol, Edinburgh and Manchester
Monarch from Gatwick Luton, Manchester, Leeds/Bradford and Birmingham
FlyThomasCook from Luton, Gatwick, Stansted, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Glasgow, Cardiff, Manchester, Leeds/Bradford, East Midlands, Exeter, Belfast, Newcastle, Norwich
Kibris airlines from Gatwick, Stansted and Manchester
Jet 2 primarily from northern UK airports
The following airlines have operated to Antalya:
Non-direct services, mostly into Istanbul (enabling you to have a 2- centre holiday perhaps), are available from the following:
We should point out this isn’t an exhaustive list. We supply this information just to give you a guide on airline availability and whilst correct at time of writing, airline schedules are subject to change and seasonal variation of course. Therefore we recommend you check out flight availability/costings/suitability etc via one of the decent flight checker websites eg
Of course some people arrive in Kalkan under their own steam and in some pretty impressive style…
However if you are travelling independently (and have traded in the luxury yacht) you can always arrange a private transfer, taxi or car hire to travel from the airports to Kalkan. A local coach/bus service is also available from Dalaman via Fethiye.
Better still, if you’d welcome some pre-travel advice or help in arranging a transfer service in advance then our lovely local agent Karyn will be only too happy to advise. This could save you considerable time, effort and possibly cost and is one of the added-value services we are delighted to offer our guests.