Istanbul New Airport

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Last Update : 4/8/2019

The Istanbul New Airport started operations on 29 October 2018. At first, flights were being done to only a few cities (Ankara, Antalya, Izmir etc.). However, Ataturk Airport is closed to all passenger flights on 7 April 2019. Most of the passenger flights from/to Istanbul are being carried out from the Istanbul New Airport currently.
Besides of being the major airport of Istanbul when all phases are completed, it will be one of the world's largest airports when full operation begins. It will host over 200 million passengers annually when all phases are completed, over 3000 flights are planned to be done daily. You can find some information about Istanbul New Airport below.
  • What is the International Air Transport Association (IATA) code for the Istanbul new airport? The IATA code for Istanbul new airport is IST.

  • When will international flights start from the Istanbul New Airport? Istanbul New Airport started operations on 7 April 2019, most of the passenger flights from/to Istanbul are being carried out from the Istanbul New Airport currently.

  • When you search on Google for Istanbul new airport, you may also see the IGA abbreviation or IGA Istanbul Airport notation. So, what is IGA? IGA is abbreviation for Istanbul Grand Airport; which is the name of the company established on 7 October 2013 in order to build Istanbul New Airport and operate it for 25 years. For detailed information about IGA, click here for IGA official website.

  • How can you reach the Istanbul airport website? You can reach the official website of Istanbul Airport from the link below.

  • Where is the new ISL Istanbul Airport? The Istanbul new Airport is located at the north of Istanbul European side (most of the touristic places are located at European side), near the Black Sea coast. It is very far from Istanbul city center, the shortest route to center is about 40km. You can see the exact google maps location of the Istanbul New Airport from the map below.

  • When will Istanbul New Airport open? As mentioned above, the Istanbul New Airport has already been opened. The first commercial flights started on October 29, 2018.

  • How can you reach Istanbul airport by public transport? Public transportation to new ISL Istanbul Airport is provided by IETT buses and HAVAIST buses. Both companies are managed by IMM (Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality). You can find details and timetables on our article, ISL Istanbul Airport by bus.

  • What if you want to use taxi to ISL Istanbul Airport? Remember that the ISL Istanbul new Airport is very far from the city. Therefore, wherever you take a taxi within the city, you will pay a large fee in Turkish Liras. You can find details on our article, Istanbul Airport by taxi
  • What about hotels at Istanbul Airport? Currently, there is no hotel in the Istanbul New Airport. There are various hotel projects in and around the Istanbul New Airport but they are not realized yet. Nearest hotel to Istanbul airport is about 20km away from there. You can find list of nearest hotels and their distances to Istanbul Airport below
    HotelDistance to ISLTA RatingGoogle Rating
    Park Inn by Radisson, Istanbul Odayeri 20km (15min) Click for Maps4,5 / 54,5 / 5
    Durusu Club Hotel10km (10min) Click for Maps4 / 53,8 / 5
    Hampton by Hilton Istanbul Kayasehir30km (30min) Click for Maps4,5 / 54 / 5
    Kemer Country Hotel Istanbul30km (30min) Click for Maps4 / 54,5 / 5

  • What about renting car at ISL Istanbul New Airport? Currently, rental car companies listed below are available at domestic terminal of Istanbul New Airport
  • How can you reach Istanbul Airport Depatures Information? You can find Istanbul New Airport Departures information at Istanbul Airport Departures

  • How can you reach Istanbul Airport Arrivals Information? You can find Istanbul New Airport Arrivals information at Istanbul Airport Arrivals

  • What is the phone number of Istanbul New Airport? Phone number of Istanbul New Airport call center is +90 444 1 442
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