Istanbul Airport; In other words, “Istanbul New Airport” is an international airport opened on the European side of Istanbul on 29 October 2018. Ataturk and Sabiha Gokcen airports therefore insufficient capacity to cause delays in the country has also started to be built in Turkey and Europe’s largest and most technologically airport.
The “smart airport” project, which is based on its digital integrations, superior design, infrastructure and wide area where it is built, as well as the high quality flight experience it provides to passengers, was deemed worthy of the “Best Airport in Europe in Digital Transformation” award by ACI (International Airports Council).
With the advantage of its 53,000 square meter area, it offers a pleasant shopping opportunity to the passengers, hosting top quality stores and brands. In addition, ground radars were used for the first time at the airport, where security was kept at a high level.
Where is Istanbul Airport Located?
Istanbul Airport (IST) is located on the Black Sea coast in the north of the European side, at the Çatalca, Arnavutköy junction. It provides an intersection between Europe and Asia. It is one of the largest airports in Europe.
Address: Tayakadın, Tayakadın İhsaniye Yolu No: 1, 34283 Arnavutköy / İstanbul
Contact: 444 1 IGA / 444 1 442
How to get to Istanbul Airport?
You can use your private vehicles to reach Istanbul Airport, as well as by using Havaist or IETT buses. You can learn about Havaist and IETT stops, passing vehicle numbers and times from their websites. Istanbul airport is not yet accessible by metro. But at the end of April 2021, the first part of the metro line between Kağıthane and Istanbul airports; The second line between Gayrettepe and Istanbul airport is planned to open towards the end of 2021. The future metro line by Halkalı is planned to be used actively in 2022. When these metro lines are opened, the fastest subway lines will be used.