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Istanbul Airport Guide

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Location

Istanbul Airport is located on the European side of Istanbul, Turkey, about 20 miles (35 km) north of the city center. More specifically: Geographic Coordinates: Latitude: 41°15'16"N Longitude: 28°45'52"E

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    Istanbul Airport IST / LTFM Passenger Traffic

    2023: Over 76 million passengers, making it the 2nd-busiest airport in Europe and 7th-busiest in the world.International Traffic: 58 million+ international passengers, ranking it 6th-busiest globally for international flights.Connections: Serves 114 countries and acts as the hub for Turkish Airlines.

    Airport Facilities at Istanbul Airport IST / LTFM

    Terminals: 1 main terminal with 4 check-in halls
    Transportation: Metro, bus, taxi, car rental
    Services: Information counters, ATMs, currency exchange, baggage storage, lounges, relaxation areas, medical facilities
    Shopping & Dining: Numerous restaurants, cafes, bars, extensive duty-free area
    Other: Hotel, art galleries, business center, spa facilities, prayer rooms, family services, pet relief areas, Wi-Fi

    Istanbul Airport, officially known as İstanbul Havalimanı, is the main international airport serving Istanbul, Turkey. It opened in 2018 and has rapidly grown to become one of the busiest airports in the world. The airport is located on the Black Sea coast on the European side of Istanbul, about 20 miles north of the city center.

    Terminals :

    Terminal 1: This is the main international terminal, handling the majority of international flights. It is a massive, state-of-the-art facility with an area of over 1.4 million square meters. Terminal 2: This terminal primarily serves domestic flights within Turkey. It is connected to Terminal 1 by an underground tunnel system. Terminal 3: This terminal is dedicated to general aviation, private jets, and business aviation. It has its own customs and immigration facilities. Terminal 4: The newest terminal, Terminal 4 opened in 2021. It is designed to handle overflow from the other terminals and can accommodate an additional 30 million passengers per year.

    Airport Size :

    covers an astounding total land area of 76.5 square miles (198 square kilometers)

    Airlines operating in Istanbul Airport IST / LTFM

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    Airport Services at Istanbul Airport IST / LTFM Airport concierge

    People travelling through Istanbul Airport IST/LTFM can use a variety of VIP services to make their trip more enjoyable. Some of these services are meet-and-greet assistance, fast-track lanes for security and visa control, access to high-end airport lounges, transportation with a chauffeur, personalised shopping assistance and baggage services. These VIP services are designed to cut down on wait times and improve comfort. They are tailored to each person’s needs, making sure that their trip through one of the biggest airports in the world goes smoothly and without any stress.

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    Airport Transportation to/from Istanbul Airport and Limo hire at IST / LTFM

    People travelling through Istanbul Airport IST/LTFM can use a variety of VIP services to make their trip more enjoyable. Some of these services are meet-and-greet assistance, fast-track lanes for security and visa control, access to high-end airport lounges, transportation with a chauffeur, personalised shopping assistance and baggage services. These VIP services are designed to cut down on wait times and improve comfort. They are tailored to each person’s needs, making sure that their trip through one of the biggest airports in the world goes smoothly and without any stress.

    Meet and Greet in Istanbul Airport

    Meet and Greet Service at Istanbul Airport IST / LTFM

    Make an Airport Meet and Assist booking at Istanbul Airport IST / LTFM to prevent delays and lengthy lines. Arranging an airport meet & greet will have a nameplate-carrying personal airport agent waiting for you at the door. Staying with you, this greeter will assist you with all airport procedures. They’ll let you to take advantage of the Airport Lounge’s opulence and get you into the fast-lane. You’ll also get help with your bags and, if one is available on the day of your trip, you can use a buggy to get over the distance more quickly.

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    Fast Track in Istanbul Airport IST / LTFM

    We help you find the best solution to fast track on security, customs and immigration queues. Contact our team to check the availabilty of Fast track packages.

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    Airport Lounge Access at Istanbul Airport IST / LTFM

    Istanbul Airport (IST) offers several lounges for passengers to use during their time at the airport. Here’s an overview of the available lounges and their access policies:

    Turkish Airlines Lounges:
    Turkish Airlines operates several lounges at IST, including the Turkish Airlines Business Lounge, Miles&Smiles Lounge, and Turkish Airlines Domestic Lounge.
    Passengers traveling in Business Class or First Class on Turkish Airlines flights, as well as Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles Elite and Elite Plus members, have complimentary access to the relevant Turkish Airlines lounges.
    Havas Lounges:
    Havas operates a network of lounges at IST, catering to passengers from various airlines.
    Access to Havas Lounges is typically granted to business class passengers, elite frequent flyers, and passengers who have purchased lounge access packages or memberships.
    Plaza Premium Lounges:
    Plaza Premium Group operates several independent lounges at IST, including the Plaza Premium Lounge and the Plaza Premium Lounge Landside.
    Access to these lounges can be purchased by eligible passengers, regardless of their airline or class of travel.

    Private Lounge in Istanbul Airport

    VIP Terminal & Private Lounge at Istanbul Airport IST / LTFM

    Book airssist VIP Terminal Service to access below private VIP Lounges:

    Exclusive Lounge
    Pegasus Lounge
    Plaza Premium Lounge
    Turkish Airlines Lounge Istanbul
    As the national carrier, Turkish Airlines operates its own luxurious private lounge at the airport.

    Business Travel in Istanbul Airport

    Business Travel services at Istanbul International Airport (IST / LTFM)

    Business Centers: Workspaces with computers, printers, and fax machines.
    Meeting Rooms: Reserve a space for your team meetings.
    CIP Lounges: Relax and work in a luxurious environment with exclusive amenities.
    Turkish Airlines Corporate Club: Access to dedicated check-in, lounge, and fast track services.

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    Flight Status in Istanbul Airport IST / LTFM

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    Language spoken in Istanbul Airport IST / LTFM

    Istanbul Airport (IST/LTFM) is primarily a multilingual hub, with Turkish and English being the predominant languages spoken throughout the facility. As the national language of Turkey, Turkish is the main language used for all signage, announcements, and communication from airport staff.

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    Parking in Istanbul Airport IST / LTFM

    The airport has several short-term parking lots located near the terminals.
    These lots are ideal for those dropping off or picking up passengers, with hourly and daily rates available.
    The short-term parking areas are conveniently located within a short walking distance to the terminals.

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    Istanbul Airport IST / LTFM Regulations

    We advise you to visit the airport official site or contact our team to know about all updates and airport regulations

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    Note: Please note that the information on this page is generic & subject to change due to fluctuations in airport services. Kindly confirm service availability with our team, as offerings may vary daily.

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