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Balikesir Airport (BZI)
Balikesir is a province that attracts attention with its historical richness, natural beauty and clean beaches in the Aegean Sea, northwest of the Anatolian Peninsula and an important part of Marmara.
It is surrounded by Manisa and Izmir in the south, the Aegean and Canakkale in the west, Kutahya and Bursa in the east and the Sea of Marmara in the north. This is the position of Turkey with a green window to the Sea of Marmara and the Aegean. Since Balikesir has coasts as far as the Aegean Sea and the Sea of Marmara, the archaic era with the oldest settlements extends to 3000 BC. BC Back. The name of this region in ancient times is MYSİA. There are several rumors about the name of this city. One story says that Paleo Castro (formerly Hisar) is rumored to have the name Bala Kesra (Honey Too) and the other to the Persian statesman Bal-Kisra or Balak-Hisar or Balik-Hisar. The Turks who came to Anatolia after Malazgirt's victory in 1071 soon collapsed under the rule of the Seljuk state, conquered new regions and created Beyliken.