Erzurum Information About
Flight Helsinki Erzurum
With an area of 25.355 km2 and a population of approx. 762 thousand inhabitants, Erzurum is the largest city in Eastern Anatolia. In terms of winter tourism, because it is in the foothills of the Palandöken Mountain, it is considered one of the most important tourism cities in Turkey. Erzurum is also one of the oldest settlement areas in Anatolia. According to the results of the archaeological excavations, the settlement in Erzurum dates from the Stone Age 4000 BC. It housed the Urartu, Cimmerians, Scythians, Hittites, Medes, Persians, Romans, Byzantines, Sassanids, Umayyads, Seljuks, Mongols, Ilkhanates, Safavids and the Ottoman Empire civilizations. Due to its geographical location, there have been many battles here. At an altitude of 1900 meters, the city is one of the highest and coldest in Turkey. Winters are very cold and snowy, while summers are very hot and dry. To travel to this diverse city, you can search for and book the cheapest Helsinki Erzurum flight tickets with martiGO.
The city, famous for its jett stones, was called Arz-u Rum, which means "Greek soil", during the Seljuk era. It is one of the most beautiful cities in history, where nature and culture are connected. You can reach Erzurum at any time of the year with cheap Helsinki Erzurum tickets.
From the airport to the city centre
Erzurum Airport in the Aziziye district opened in 1966 and has continued its journey with international flights since 1993. There are all possibilities for you to make your Helsinki Erzurum journey safely. The airport, with an annual passenger capacity of 2 million passengers, is located 13 km from the city. Thanks to the proximity to the city center, you can arrive in a short time. There is an urban bus for each descending plane to provide transportation from the airport. If you don't want to wait for the city bus, you can choose a taxi. There are also many car rental offices at the airport. From there you can rent a car for easy driving around town. The best time for winter sports enthusiasts to visit the city is in winter. During this time it is possible to find cheap flights Helsinki Erzurum.