Istanbul Airport

Primary airport
City: Istanbul
Country/Territory: Turkey


Istanbul Airport is the new airport serving the capital of Turkey, Istanbul. The airport features two runways and three taxiways, with a 90 million passenger capacity terminal. Development works will continue at the facility, under a four stage programme, increasing to six runways. The new gateway is located in the north-western part of Istanbul and will accommodate around 200 million passengers p/a once fully operational in 2028. Istanbul Airport commenced operations on 29-Oct-2018, with Turkish Airlines operating the first scheduled service on 31-Oct-2018. Turkish Airlines operates domestic and international services from Ataturk and transferred its entire passenger operations to the new airport under a phased programme. All scheduled operations previously taking place at Ataturk Airport transferred to Istanbul Airport on 06-Apr-2019, with full operations commencing on 07-Apr-2019.


  • 4,100m × 60m
  • 3,750m × 60m

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