İstanbul is easily accessible from all around the world, with two airports one on the Asian side of the city and on the European side. The 3rd airport under construction, will provide a capacity of 150 million passengers; the world’s largest in terms of the passenger volume expected to be completed by 2019.
İstanbul Atatürk International Airport
Istanbul Ataturk International Airport is also one of the top airports in the world with its architecture, speed of passenger throughput, level of service and advanced technology.
Operated by TAV Istanbul Terminal Operations Co., a subsidiary of TAV Airports Holding since 2000, the airport is ranked as the second in the category Best Airport of South Europe in The World’s Best Airports 2009 Awards event organized by Skytrax Research, the leading research Advisors to the world airline and air transport industry based in London, UK. The data on movement to and from the airport, shows Turkey’s integration to the world.
Ataturk International Airport hosts around 950-1.000 flights a day and services approximately 125.000 passengers a day, a figure that rises to 140.000 to 150.000 and flights to 1.100 to 1.150 a day at peak times. The airport is situated 28 kilometers west of city center on 9.470.554 square meters of land.
Features and Services
Ataturk International Airport’s departure and arrival terminals include 15 duty free shops, with a total area of 5.224 m2
4.387 m2 duty free shopping area, 11 duty free shops in the departure terminal
837 m2 duty free shopping area, 4 duty free shops in the arrival terminal
The Bazaar Shop, inspired by the Covered Bazaar, offers carpets, gold, leather, silver, porcelain, glass and crystal goods and also local products such as Turkish delight, coffee and spices
The airport hosts 40 cafes, bars, restaurants and refreshment stalls with a combined seating capacity of 5.250
It also houses bank offices, ATMs, car rental dealers, drugstores, hairdressers, flower shops, gift shops, foreign exchange bureaus, kiosks, dried fruit sellers and also a health center, a massage parlor and a photo shop
TAV Airport Hotel operated by BTA Catering Services, offers 131 rooms of luxury accommodation, as well as hourly accommodation on the airside
Address: Istanbul Ataturk Airport International Terminal, 34149, Yesilkoy / Istanbul
Phone: +90 212 4633000
Fax: +90 212 4655050
Sabiha Gökçen Havalimanı
Sabiha Gökçen Airport is getting ready to open new horizons for Turkey, just like the woman combat pilot of Turkey that it is named after. The airport which is the first step towards the “Advanced Technology Industry Park” project, which shall serve the country in numerous fields such as transportation, foreign trade, aviation and technology, shall act as a leader for conversion of the region into a technology base in the future. Just like Sabiha Gökçen leading the way to Turkish women in undertaking equal roles with men in all fields of business, years ago.
Located to 50 kilometers away from Taksim with…
- 112 check-in counters, 24 CUSS (Common Use Self Service) check-in kiosks
- 50 passport counters for incoming and outgoing passengers
- 5.000 square meters food court for cafés and restaurants
- 4.500 square meters Duty Free shopping area
- 3 apron viewing lounges and CIP halls
- A two-storey VIP building with terminal connection
- 400 square meters conference center
- A four-storey car park for approximately 4.718 vehicles and 72 buses
- A 128 roomed four-storey airport hotel
- Multi aircraft parking system, allowing synchronized service to 8 aircrafts
- EDS (Explosives Detection Systems) baggage screening
Sabiha Gökçen Airport Terminal Building Pendik 34912 Istanbul – Turkey
Located on the Anatolian shore of Istanbul at Pendik / Kurtkoy, at a distance of 40 km to Kadikoy, 12 km to Pendik and 50 km to Taksim. It has a really convenient traffic in terms of transportation with its 1.5 km connection to the TEM motorway.