Ankara is the second largest city after Istanbul in Turkey. It is commercial and industrial city and the population is around 4.5 million people, and lots of historic Ottoman archeological sites. The locals are very generous to tourists and many of them speak English, although most people will try to speak English with you, a Turkish dictionary is always a good idea to bring with you when travelling to Turkey. Ankara is administrative center and a huge university town. Ankara has continental climate with cold and snowy winters and hot dry summers. Spring and Autumn are the wettest seasons, but with the annual rainfall amount of 410 mm, you are unlikely to get much wet during your trip to Ankara anyway.
Ankara is well connected by good public bus transport network. There's also a minibus transport providers that offer rapid transfers and get you to connections. The underground Metro is highly efficient which runs in outer suburbs. Ankara is also the center for the Turkish rail network and can be reached from many cities. Taxis are readily available and probably the best way to get you to your destination.
Ankara Esenboga Airport is located 28 km northeast of the city. International flights are rather low apart from Turkish Airlines. Only British Airways, Austrian Airways and Lufthansa offer direct flights to Europe. The brand new airport was opened in 2007 and futures many more gates, parking system and better traffic flow. Airport buses are operated by HAVAS trough city. Ankara offers public bus transport to and from the airport. The bus 442 stops on multiple locations such as Kuluz, Asti and Kizilay. Theres also taxi services who can take you to and from the airport to your planned destination.