The Aviation Museum is 21 km (13 mile) far to Ankara centurum. In 1997, attempts to found the second Aviation museum of Turkey were initiated by the Air Logistics Command, in line with the directives of the 21st Air Force Commander, Retired General Ahmet Çörekçi, with a view to plant the love for aviation to larger masses, to keep the history of the Turkish Air Force vivid and to make it loved by young generations. After the building construction was completed, its environmental arrangement was made by the Air Logistics Command, a major part of the aircrafts was moved, and following the archive works and procurement of objects, it was prepared for inauguration in 1998. On 18 September 1998, with the attendance of Atatürk’s adopted daughter and the first female Turkish pilot Sabiha Gökçen, the 20th Air Force Command Retired General Halis Burhan, the 21st Air Force Command Retired General Ahmet Çörekçi and then National Security Council General Ergin Celasin, the museum was inaugurated by the 22nd Air Force Command Retired General İlhan Kılıç and brought into public service.

Open everyday, except Monday and Tuesday 09.00-16.30

Address : İstanbul Highway 12th km. Etimesgut – Anakara
Phone : +90 (312) 2248550

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