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(Istanbul) Atatürk International Airport (IST)

Full Airport Name

(Istanbul) Atatürk All-embracing Airport


34149 Yesilköy, Istanbul, Turkey

Airport Code


Country Code



(0212) 465 5555


(0212) 465 5050



Number of Terminals


Time Zone

GMT + 2 (GMT + 3 from aftermost Sunday in March to aftermost Sunday in October)


The airport is amid 28km (17 miles) west of Istanbul.

Transfer Between Terminals

A aisle with escalators and travelators connects the two terminals.

Driving Directions

From axial Istanbul, booty the E-5 or O-1/O-2 motorways to the airport; the airport is signposted.

Car Parking

There is a car esplanade amid at anniversary terminal; with amplitude for 7,200 cars at the All-embracing Terminal. A aide account is accessible (tel: (0212) 465 4433).

Car Hire

Car appoint companies accommodate Airport VIP, Alamo, Avias, Avis, Budget, Hertz, National Car, Sixt and Ülger. Counters are amid in the All-embracing Terminal (Arrivals) aloof afterwards the accoutrements accost area.

Public Transport

Rail: The ablaze abuse busline arrangement connects the airport to Esenler Terminal.

Road: Bus: Havas airport buses run to axial Istanbul (Taksim Square) and to the bus terminal on appeal (journey time - 30 minutes). Casework additionally accomplish to Akmerkez (Etiler).

Taxi: Taxis or dolmus (shared taxis) are accessible alfresco the terminals.

Information and Help Desks

Information desks (tel: (0212) 465 5555) are amid in both terminals. Staff can accommodate advice on accessories and casework accessible at the airport, and on hotels and day-tripper attractions in Istanbul. They can additionally abetment cartage with adolescent children/disabilities.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: There are banks, ATMs and bureaux de change. Post offices are amid in both the All-embracing and the Domestic terminals.

Eating and drinking: There are 24-hour restaurants, bite bars, cafés, fast-food and bars.

Shopping: There is 24-hour arcade at the airport, including an accurate Bazaar and duty-free arcade in the All-embracing Terminal.

Luggage: There is a absent acreage appointment in the All-embracing Terminal. A 24-hour left-luggage ability and a porter account are additionally available.

Other facilities: These accommodate aboriginal aid, a 24-hour pharmacy, baby-care apartment and a childrens' comedy room.

Conference and Business Facilities

There is a appointment centre with accessories for up to 200 assembly in the All-embracing Terminal. There are three appointment halls available: the Tepe Appointment Hall, basement 70; the Akfen Appointment Hall, basement 200 (or 250 standing); and the F Ergokmen Hall, for 50 delegates. There are bristles CIP Lounges in the All-embracing Terminal, alms Internet, fax and photocopying facilities; some are accessible 24 hours. Some airlines additionally accommodate business lounges. The Millennium Lounge serves business-class cartage of added airlines. Business and appointment accessories are additionally accessible at the All-embracing Airport Auberge (tel: (0212) 465 4030), and the adjacent Radisson SAS Appointment and Airport Auberge (tel: (0212) 425 7373). Free Wi-Fi is accessible in the all-embracing arrivals area.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

The airport has lifts and abundant wheelchair-accessible toilets. Disabled cartage acute abetment with boarding aircraft are brash to acquaintance their airline in advance. Wheelchairs are accessible at the airport, but cartage should accomplish beforehand arrange with their airline. A arch auto is accessible afterwards authorization ascendancy on the Departures floor, for those who charge to get to abroad gates (tel: (0212) 663 2550).


Travel agencies in the All-embracing Terminal action 24-hour auberge reservations. The Istanbul All-embracing Airport Auberge (tel: (0212) 465 4030; website: www.airporthotelistanbul) aural the terminal boasts 85 rooms, a gym, two appointment apartment and a business corner. Hourly adaptation is additionally accessible airside. Adjacent hotels accommodate the Radisson SAS Appointment and Airport Auberge (tel: (0212) 425 7373; website:, the Renaissance Polat Istanbul Auberge (tel: (0212) 414 1800; website:, the Airport Inn Auberge (tel: (0212) 663 7860; website: and the Çinar Auberge (tel: (0212) 663 2900; website:, all aural 4km (2.5 miles), and the Crowne Plaza Auberge Istanbul (tel: (0212) 560 8100; website:, 8km (5 miles) from the airport.