ISTANBUL AIRPORT (IST)

Find all your need to know about Istanbul Airport: Arrivals, Departures, Terminal information, Parking, Car rental, Transport, Accommodation, Amenities and Services, among other information. Plan your travel to IST Airport with the information provided in this guide.  

Istanbul Airport (IATA: IST, ICAO: LTFM) is the newest and the main international airport serving Istanbul along with Atatürk Airport and Sabiha Gökçen Airport. It is located in the Arnavutköy district, on the European side of Istanbul, 54 km northwest from the city centre.

Turkish Airlines is the main airline in Istanbul Airport.

Turkish Airlines is the main airline in Istanbul Airport.

Istanbul Airport Terminal is the largest one roof terminal building in the world.

: Istanbul Airport Terminal is the largest one roof terminal building in the world.

Istanbul Airport is located on the European side of the capital of Turkey.
Istanbul Airport is located on the European side of the capital of Turkey.
Istanbul Airport is the newest and largest international airport in Turkey.
Istanbul Airport is the newest and largest international airport in Turkey.

 

Istanbul Airport has become the main international airport serving Istanbul, being the largest airport in the world, able to handle 150 million passengers per year and yet to process 200 million annual passengers once all the upgrades will have been completed by 2028. Istanbul Airport has replaced Atatürk Airport, which now only handles cargo flights, and in the near future will be officially closed. Istanbul Airport was officially inaugurated in 29 October 2017.

 

THE PROJECT: Istanbul Airport project consists of four stages: The first stage comprises the main terminal construction, which will be able to host 90 million passengers once completed, plus a second terminal building with the following features: 88 aircraft jet bridges, an indoor car park with 12,000 parking spaces, 2 independent runways linked to 8 parallel taxiways, a new air traffic control tower, cargo terminals and further services such as hospitals, VIP lounges, prayer rooms, convention centres, hotels, among others. About the second stage, a third runway will be added, which will have 3 parallel taxiways on the north of the main terminal. The third stage is about the construction of another passenger terminal to host an additional number of 30 million passengers’ yearly, a fourth runway and more taxiways. The fourth and last stage will bring a new passenger terminal to host 30 million passengers per year and an additional runway. Once completed, Istanbul Airport will be able to host 150 million passengers, expandable to 200 million passengers.

Terminal Information

 

Istanbul Airport consists of a single passenger terminal with five concourses for both international and domestic services.

 

The Terminal is mainly served by Turkish Airlines.

 

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Present & future

It is expected that Istanbul Airport will have four terminals to host 200 million passengers per year.

 

Facilities and Services

 

Some of the services attached below will be available at Istanbul Airport once completion:

 

- Hospitals
- VIP lounges
- Prayer rooms
- Convention centers
- Hotels
- Indoor and outdoor parking lots
- State palace
- Medical center
- Aircraft rescue and firefighting stations
- Garage buildings

 

More Services are about to be added at Istanbul Airport soon.

Transport

 

Istanbul Airport has or will have the following means of transportation at their passengers’ disposal to reach Istanbul city centre:  

 

Metro: The metro will get to Istanbul Airport between 2020 and 2022.

 

Bus: HAVAIST and IETT operate the public bus transportation to and from Istanbul Airport. More Info

 

Taxi: Transfer to downtown Istanbul within an hour by taxi. More Info


Car rental

 

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Contact information:

See Istanbul Airport contact details:

 

Address: 

Istanbul Airport 

Tayakadin Mahallesi, 34283
Arnavutköy, Istanbul
TURKEY


Phone: 4441 IGA | 444 1 442

 

Email:

customercare@igairport.aero

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