Resting in Istanbul Airport: Hotels, IGA Sleepods and More
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Sunday, January 12, 2020
Last Update : Sunday, January 12, 2020
Istanbul Airport: Turkey's Gateway to AbroadTurkey’s biggest airlines is Turkish Airlines( Click here to read our article -Is Turkish Airlines Safe-). Due to economic and political reasons, a large majority of Turkish Airlines flights from Turkey to abroad is carried out from the new Istanbul Airport. Therefore, if you have a flight to Turkey from abroad (or vice versa), your way will probably pass from Istanbul Airport. Sabiha Gokcen Airport, which is the only airport on the Anatolian side of Istanbul, is used by many airlines, but is not preferred by Turkish Airlines.
What makes Istanbul Airport so attractive? Istanbul Airport is Turkey's largest airport which started operations in 2018. When all construction is completed, it will be one of the largest airports in the world. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's president, is pursuing a policy towards the development of the Istanbul Airport. Therefore, in the current political and economic conditions, Istanbul Airport seems to continue to be Turkey's busiest airport.
Problems Caused by Size : Traffic DensityIt may not always be great to be biggest, especially when it comes to an airport. The fact that Istanbul Airport is so big brings operational problems. It is possible to see an airplane taking off or landing every 5 minutes at Istanbul Airport. This intensity may not disturb you if the whole operation proceeds smoothly. A possible problem, however, comes with long waiting times. In such a case, you may have to spend hours in the airport. How can you rest in such a situation?