|WORLD AREA CODE||679|
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE||IST|
LAT / LON 40°58'36"N / 28°48'52"E
Station ID: LTBA
Observation Time: 25/03/2021 12:10 pm
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About Istanbul Ataturk Airport Code
Istanbul Ataturk Airport code is IST. This three-letter IATA code is derived from the name of the airport itself. Istanbul Ataturk Airport (IST) is located at a height of 50 meters above sea level.
The previous Istanbul Ataturk Airport code was IST.
About Istanbul Ataturk Airport (IST)
Istanbul Ataturk Airport (IST) is nestled in the heart of Istanbul. It was one of the busiest commercial airports in the country until 2019. This facility is now open to only cargo, air taxis, and business flights.
Istanbul Ataturk Airport first started its operations in 1912 as a military field. It was previously called Yesilkoy Airport and was renamed Ataturk International Airport (IST) after the first president of the Republic of Turkey.
Istanbul Ataturk Airport (IST) Runway
Istanbul Ataturk Airport (IST) is serviced by a single runway:
05/23 2,580 m (grooved asphalt)
Istanbul Ataturk Airport (IST) Terminals
This airport had two terminals: International Terminal and Domestic Terminal. They are both out of operations nowadays.
Istanbul Ataturk Airport (IST) is serviced by a single Cargo Terminal.
Nearest Airports to Istanbul Ataturk Airport (IST)
Istanbul Airport 39 km
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport 55 km
Eskisehir Anadolu Airport 193 km
Burgas Airport 336 km
Major Cargo Airlines Operating from Istanbul Ataturk Airport (IST)
Ethiopian Airlines Cargo
Hong Kong Air Cargo
Qatar Airways Cargo
Silk Way Airlines
|05-23||8,530 ft||197 ft||Asphalt||Yes|
|17R-35L||9,843 ft||148 ft||Concrete||Yes|
|17L-35R||9,843 ft||148 ft||Concrete||Yes|
Frequently Asked Questions
When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
Can I use the Wi-Fi facility at the airport?Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
What facilities are available at the airport for me?The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
Which department should I get in touch with at the airport to report the loss of articles?You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
Do I need to carry something to claim the lost property?Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
Can I avail medical facilities at the airport?Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
Who should I contact if my baggage is missing at the destination airport?Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
Can I carry medicines to the airport?Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
Who should I contact if I found any unattended item at the airport?For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.