Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA)

Nestled in the heart of Iran’s capital city Tehran, Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA) is the country’s primary airport. Spread across an area of more than 13,500 hectares, this airport is operated by Iran Airports Company. 

Imam Khomeini Airport (IKA) is one of the busiest airports of Iran by passenger traffic. 

Luxury hotels such as Novotel and Ibis are the pride of the airport. 

General Information about Imam Khomeini Airport

The following table is an overview of IKA Airport indicated below:

AirportImam Khomeini International Airport
Airport TypePublic
OwnerGovernment of Iran
OperatorTehran Airport City
Built In (Year)2004
ServesTehran metropolitan area
Hub forATA Airlines, Caspian Airlines Iran Air, Iran Airtour, Iran Aseman Airlines, Kish Air, Mahan Air, Meraj Airlines, Qeshm Air, Sepehran Airlines, Taban Air, Varesh Airlines, Zagros Airlines
Imam Khomeini Airport CodeIKA
Imam Khomeini Airport Terminals2
IKA International Airport Runway2
IKA International Airport Coordinates35°24′58″N 051°09′08″E
Imam Khomeini Airport AddressTehran, Iran
Official Website
Official Phone Number98 0215100118
Elevation3,305 ft / 1,007 m

Imam Khomeini Airport Code

Imam Khomeini International Airport code is IKA. This three-letter IATA code is derived from the initials of the airport name. It is located at a height of 1,007 meters above sea level. 


Imam Khomeini Airport Map

The Imam Khomeini Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

Imam Khomeini Airport Terminals

Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA) hosts two world-class terminals Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Terminal 1 has a capacity to handle more than 6 million passengers while Terminal 2 can welcome over 5 million passengers annually. 

Imam Khomeini International Airport Runways

This facility is flanked by two runways out of which only one is operational: 

11R-29L13,940 ft148 ftAsphaltNo
11L-29R13,772 ft148 ftAsphaltYes

Nearest Airports to Imam Khomeini International Airport

Some of the closest airports to IKA Airport are:

Airlines Operating from Imam Khomeini International Airport

The following airlines operate from Imam Khomeini Airport:

  • Aeroloft
  • AnadoluJet
  • Armenia Airways
  • ATA Airlines
  • Austrian Airlines
  • Bravo Airways
  • Cham Wings Airlines
  • Emirates
  • Flydubai
  • Iran Air

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