The Babadağ Ropeway Project, which is expected to become one of the favorite paragliding areas in Europe when it is put into service, is expected to be completed in 2020. Founded in August of 2017, the project is expected to reach 1 million visitors a year
The tender for the Babadağ Ropeway Project by the Fethiye Power Association was held at the Meghri Hall of the Fethiye Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FTSO). The tender was held in partnership with Kırtur Company and Burkay and Valter companies. According to the results of the tender won by Kırtur Limited Company, the company has agreed to give the annual 2 million 250 thousand pounds rental fee and 12,5% of its gain to Fethiye Power Association. Efforts are underway to open the ropeway project in 30 with a total cost of $ 2020 million dollars.
BABADAĞ ROPE PROJECT DETAILS
The most preferred paragliding field in Europe will be the number one paragliding center in Europe. In addition, the island of Rhodes in Greece can be seen from the summit.
The starting station of the ropeway to be built on the south-west slope of Babadağ will be built on Yasdam Street in Ovacık District and the end station will be built next to 1700 meter track at Babadağ summit. Those who ride 8 cabins from the starting point will pass through the intermediate station on the 1200 meter track and reach the 6-7 runway in minutes. The 1700 and 1800 meter runways will be accessed via the chairlift system. The project includes a viewing terrace and a restaurant to the altitude of 1900 and 1700.
WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF BABADAĞ TELEPHERIC PROJECT?
1965 elevation Babadağ in Muğla's Fethiye district, which is one of the best paragliding centers in the world, is expected to host 2020 million people every year with the cable car project that will be put into service in 1. From the summit which is shown as the number one paragliding center of Europe, Muğla's Fethiye, Seydikemer, Dalaman and Ortaca and Kaş districts of Antalya can be seen from a bird's eye view and Rhodes Island of Greece can be seen.
The use of Babadağ summit for paragliding dates back to 1990 years. For this reason, the Babadağ ropeway project is of great importance for those operating in this field. The summit of Babadağ stands out as the highest point between Muğla's Fethiye, Seydikemer, Dalaman and Ortaca and Kaş districts of Antalya. A bird's eye view of the districts can be viewed from the summit, depending on the clarity of the weather in Greece's Rhodes Island can be seen. With the implementation of the ropeway project in Babadağ, which is shown as the number one paragliding center of Europe, the 121 thousand flights that are recorded as records are expected to increase to over 200 thousand. The transportation of holidaymakers who want to fly paragliding from Babadağ is provided by minibuses belonging to parachute companies from Ölüdeniz.
The project, which is likely to contribute to making the paragliding safer, will also enable young athletes to move towards this area. The increasing demand will allow Babadağ to become a global brand with the opportunities provided.
The Babadağ cable car, whose contribution to tourism in the region will be undisputed, will ensure that tourism continues throughout the year. With the inclusion of Babadağ in the existing tour routes, the number of visitors will increase.
FTSO and FGB company Chairman Akif Arıcan stated that the project is one of the most concrete steps of spreading tourism to 12 for many years and expecting 1 million holidaymakers to visit Babadağ by cable car every year. He said that the door of new projects in Fethiye will be opened with the income to be reduced from the cable car, thanks to the cable car line, visitors will be able to enter the sea at Ölüdeniz point in spring, and then it will be possible to play snow ball at Babadağ summit after a few minutes.