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Istanbul Ataturk Airport (IST) Information


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 IST Istanbul Ataturk Airport Info & Guide


Istanbul Ataturk Airport

Where is Istanbul Ataturk Airport?  


Istanbul straddles the Bosphorus, one of the world's busiest waterways—in northwestern Turkey, between the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea. As a result, half of Istanbul is in Europe, and the other half is in Asia.


The former Constantinople, the centre of many empires, is rich with history. Popular sights are the Hagia Sofia, the Blue Mosque and the Grand Baazar.


Istanbul Atatürk International Airport (IATA: IST, ICAO: LTBA), also referred to as Istanbul Atatürk Airport, or simply Istanbul Airport, is located in Yeşilköy, a neighbourhood in the Bakırköy district, on the European side of the city, 24 kilometres (15 miles) west of the central Istanbul, Turkey. The airport is named to honour Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the Republic of Turkey's first president.


In 2015, Istanbul Ataturk Airport served 61,322,729 passengers, making it the busiest airport in Turkey, followed by behind Antalya Airport (AYT)


Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the busiest of the city's two airports; the other, Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW), handles mostly domestic traffic.


IST airport  is a hub for Atlasjet, Freebird Airlines, Onur Air and Turkish Airlines. Other airlines that fly to Istanbul Ataturk Airport include Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, KLM, Lufthansa, Pegasus Airlines, Qatar Airways and Singapore Airlines.


Cities with flights to Istanbul Ataturk Airport include Abu Dhabi, Amman, Amsterdam, Athens, Bangkok, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Casablanca, Delhi, Doha, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Johannesburg, Kuala Lumpur, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, New York, Oslo, Paris, Rome, Seoul, Singapore, São Paulo, Tehran, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Toronto and Washington DC.


Your best bet for a Istanbul Ataturk Airport transfer is the metro. Details on all options are included in this guide.


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Istanbul Airport services include:

  • Conference facilities
  • Mosques (open 24/7) - Check-in area (2), Domestic Departures (2), International transit area (2), Arrivals (2)
  • Luggage storage (open 24/7) - Arrivals area in both Domestic and International terminals




Additional Istanbul Ataturk Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2017