Istanbul Airport (IST)
Distance from CBD:24km Public Transport: The Seabus, metro trains and a range of buses service the airport. Currency:Turkish Lira Phone number: +90 212 465 3000
Istanbul Ataturk Airport is one of two international airports in Istanbul. It was first opened in 1924, was formely known as Yesilkoy International airport. 1980, it was renamed after Mustafa Kemal Ataturk who was the first president of the modern Turkish republic. The other airport Sabiha Gökçen is an international airport which is much newer, yet the Istanbul Ataturk international airport remains the busier.
Car Hire:Car hire desks are located in both the domestic and international terminals. Companies include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Europcar, Hertz, National, Sixt and Thrifty. You can book your car online to guarantee availability.
Airport Facilities:Istanbul Ataturk Airport has a range of duty free shops, a medical clinic, business facilities, a porter service, wifi hotspots and six mosques.
Money Exchange:Money exchange facilities can be found throughout both terminals.
Transfers between Terminals:The domestic and international terminals are connected by a walk-way bridge.
Airport Accommodation:Istanbul Ataturk Airport has a hotel on site as well as a range of accommodation options close by. Book your Istanbul accommodation