Kayseri Erkilet Airport is located 5 km north of Kayseri City Center. This airport started to serve as a military base and airport. In 1998 the new terminal started to b used for domestic flights. In 2007 a new international flights terminal and supporting buildings opened. In 2009 the old domestic flights terminal started to rebuilt and the new international flights terminal started to serve for both domestic and international flights. In 2010 the new domestic flights terminal opened.
Goreme: 80 km
Urgup: 76 km
Ankara: 327 km
Nevsehir: 90 km
Istanbul: 774 km
Konya: 315 km
Cappadocia is a region in central Turkey. It is unique with lunar like landscapes, underground cities, mushroom shaped rock formations, houses carved in rocks and cave churches. It is covered Aksaray, Nevsehir, Nigde, Kayseri and Kirsehir provinces in central Anatolia. It is located between Taurus Montains and Black Sea region. The name “Cappadocia” means “the land of beautiful horses” in Persian. The earliest record of this name goes back to 6th century BC. Herodotus tells that “Cappadocian” name given to the locals by Persians since called as “White Syrians or Syrians” by Greek. It is also mentioned in some Biblical sources as well. In prehistoric ages, people of Cappadocia lived in underground cities to protect themselves from wild animal and weather conditions. its history, Cappadocia hosted Asyrians, Hittites, Frigians, Perians, Byzantians, Seljuks and Ottomans. Asyrians were the first occupants of Cappadocia. They established trade colonies in this area. We learn the social and political environmet of Cappadocia from Asyrian Cappadocia Tables written with cuneiform Asyrian language. Later on this area became the core of Hitite Empire. By time Frigians ,Persians and Roman Empire ruled Cappadocia. The first Christians escaped from execution of Roman Empire in 2.nd century came to Cappadocia over Antalya and Kayseri. They formed a large Christian community in Cappadocia. They developed these underground cities, provisions rooms, ventilation chimneys, wine production places, churches, abbeys, water wells, toilets and meeting rooms. In 647 AD Cappadocia suffered from Arab invasions and 1072, the area has been added to Seljuk Empire. In 1399 it has been addewd to Otoman lands by Sultan Yildirim Beyazit. The most important spots in Cappadocia are Goreme Open Air Museum, Uchisar Castle, Zelve, Pasabaglari, Urgup, Devrent Valley, Ihlara Valley, Kaymakli and Derinkuyu Underground Cities.
|These are private car prices|
From Kayseri Erkilet Airport To
|Urgup / Goreme||€ 70,00||€ 90,00||€ 95,00|
|Ankara||€ 240,00||€ 275,00||€ 315,00|
|Konya||€ 190,00||€ 260,00||€ 295,00|