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IST Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: IST / LTBA
Airport Names:
  1. Istanbul Atatürk Airport
  2. İstanbul Atatürk Havalimanı
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
GPS Coordinates: 40°58'33"N by 28°48'51"E
Area Served: Istanbul, Turkey
Operator/Owner: General Directorate of State Airports
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 163 feet (50 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Istanbul Atatürk Airport (IST):

  • In addition to being known as "Istanbul Atatürk Airport", another name for IST is "İstanbul Atatürk Havalimanı".
  • Because of Istanbul Atatürk Airport's relatively low elevation of 163 feet, planes can take off or land at Istanbul Atatürk Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The furthest airport from Istanbul Atatürk Airport (IST) is Rurutu Airport (RUR), which is located 11,155 miles (17,953 kilometers) away in Rurutu, French Polynesia.
  • Atatürk Airport still faces capacity issues.
  • The closest airport to Istanbul Atatürk Airport (IST) is İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW), which is located 26 miles (42 kilometers) ESE of IST.
  • Istanbul Atatürk Airport (IST) has 3 runways.
  • In the 2013 Air Transport News awards ceremony, İstanbul Atatürk Airport was named Airport of the Year.

Map of Nearest Airports from Istanbul Atatürk Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Istanbul Atatürk Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
126.39 miles (42.47 km) ESEİstanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW)Istanbul, TurkeyView İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport on a map View satellite image of İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport Set SAW as destination Airport Get more information about İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport
247.96 miles (77.18 km) WNWÇorlu Airport (TEQ)Tekirdag, TurkeyView Çorlu Airport on a map View satellite image of Çorlu Airport Set TEQ as destination Airport Get more information about Çorlu Airport
363.19 miles (101.69 km) SWBandırma Airport (BDM)Bandırma, TurkeyView Bandırma Airport on a map View satellite image of Bandırma Airport Set BDM as destination Airport Get more information about Bandırma Airport
463.43 miles (102.07 km) SEYenişehir Airport (YEI)Yenişehir, Bursa, TurkeyView Yenişehir Airport on a map View satellite image of Yenişehir Airport Set YEI as destination Airport Get more information about Yenişehir Airport
568.38 miles (110.05 km) ESECengiz Topel Airport Cengiz Topel Havalimanı (KCO)Kocaeli, TurkeyView Cengiz Topel Airport Cengiz Topel Havalimanı on a map View satellite image of Cengiz Topel Airport Cengiz Topel Havalimanı Set KCO as destination Airport Get more information about Cengiz Topel Airport Cengiz Topel Havalimanı
6104.79 miles (168.64 km) SSWBalıkesir Airport (BZI)Balıkesir, TurkeyView Balıkesir Airport on a map View satellite image of Balıkesir Airport Set BZI as destination Airport Get more information about Balıkesir Airport
7120.59 miles (194.08 km) SEEskişehir Anadolu Airport (AOE)Eskişehir, TurkeyView Eskişehir Anadolu Airport on a map View satellite image of Eskişehir Anadolu Airport Set AOE as destination Airport Get more information about Eskişehir Anadolu Airport
8124.26 miles (199.98 km) SEEskişehir Air Base (ESK)Eskişehir, TurkeyView Eskişehir Air Base on a map View satellite image of Eskişehir Air Base Set ESK as destination Airport Get more information about Eskişehir Air Base
9128.88 miles (207.42 km) NNWBurgas Airport (BOJ)Burgas, BulgariaView Burgas Airport on a map View satellite image of Burgas Airport Set BOJ as destination Airport Get more information about Burgas Airport
10136.60 miles (219.83 km) SWBalıkesir Koca Seyit Airport (Balıkesir Koca Seyit Airport) (EDO)Balıkesir, TurkeyView Balıkesir Koca Seyit Airport (Balıkesir Koca Seyit Airport) on a map View satellite image of Balıkesir Koca Seyit Airport (Balıkesir Koca Seyit Airport) Set EDO as destination Airport Get more information about Balıkesir Koca Seyit Airport (Balıkesir Koca Seyit Airport)
11138.06 miles (222.18 km) WSWÇanakkale Airport (CKZ)Çanakkale, TurkeyView Çanakkale Airport on a map View satellite image of Çanakkale Airport Set CKZ as destination Airport Get more information about Çanakkale Airport
12146.43 miles (235.66 km) SSEZafer Airport (KZR)Kütahya, TurkeyView Zafer Airport on a map View satellite image of Zafer Airport Set KZR as destination Airport Get more information about Zafer Airport
13149.44 miles (240.50 km) WAlexandroupolis International Airport (AXD)Alexandroupolis, GreeceView Alexandroupolis International Airport on a map View satellite image of Alexandroupolis International Airport Set AXD as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandroupolis International Airport
14162.58 miles (261.64 km) SSEUṣak Airport (USQ)Usak, TurkeyView Uṣak Airport on a map View satellite image of Uṣak Airport Set USQ as destination Airport Get more information about Uṣak Airport
15162.88 miles (262.13 km) WSWGökçeada Airport (GKD)Gökçeada, TurkeyView Gökçeada Airport on a map View satellite image of Gökçeada Airport Set GKD as destination Airport Get more information about Gökçeada Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Istanbul Atatürk Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Istanbul Atatürk Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,155.48 miles (17,952.96 km) SRurutu Airport (RUR)Rurutu, French PolynesiaView Rurutu Airport on a map View satellite image of Rurutu Airport Set RUR as destination Airport Get more information about Rurutu Airport
211,137.67 miles (17,924.30 km) ESEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map View satellite image of Chatham Islands Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
311,061.37 miles (17,801.51 km) SSEMangaia Island Airport (MGS)Mangaia Island, Cook IslandsView Mangaia Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Mangaia Island Airport Set MGS as destination Airport Get more information about Mangaia Island Airport
410,980.41 miles (17,671.21 km) SSERarotonga International Airport (RAR)Avarua, Cook IslandsView Rarotonga International Airport on a map View satellite image of Rarotonga International Airport Set RAR as destination Airport Get more information about Rarotonga International Airport
510,952.07 miles (17,625.61 km) SSEAkatoka Manava Airport (Mauke Airport) (MUK)Mauke Island, Cook IslandsView Akatoka Manava Airport (Mauke Airport) on a map View satellite image of Akatoka Manava Airport (Mauke Airport) Set MUK as destination Airport Get more information about Akatoka Manava Airport (Mauke Airport)
610,927.03 miles (17,585.30 km) SSEMitiaro Island Airport (MOI)Mitiaro Island, Cook IslandsView Mitiaro Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Mitiaro Island Airport Set MOI as destination Airport Get more information about Mitiaro Island Airport
710,880.56 miles (17,510.52 km) SWTotegegie Airport (GMR)Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French PolynesiaView Totegegie Airport on a map View satellite image of Totegegie Airport Set GMR as destination Airport Get more information about Totegegie Airport
810,856.81 miles (17,472.30 km) SSWTureira Airport (ZTA)Tureia, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Tureira Airport on a map View satellite image of Tureira Airport Set ZTA as destination Airport Get more information about Tureira Airport
910,815.97 miles (17,406.57 km) SFa'a'ā International Airport (PPT)Papeete, Tahiti, French PolynesiaView Fa'a'ā International Airport on a map View satellite image of Fa'a'ā International Airport Set PPT as destination Airport Get more information about Fa'a'ā International Airport
1010,811.82 miles (17,399.89 km) SMoorea Airport (MOZ)Moorea, Windward Islands, French PolynesiaView Moorea Airport on a map View satellite image of Moorea Airport Set MOZ as destination Airport Get more information about Moorea Airport
1110,801.15 miles (17,382.72 km) EGisborne Airport (GIS)Gisborne, New ZealandView Gisborne Airport on a map View satellite image of Gisborne Airport Set GIS as destination Airport Get more information about Gisborne Airport
1210,769.79 miles (17,332.25 km) SSWAnaa Airport (AAA)Anaa, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Anaa Airport on a map View satellite image of Anaa Airport Set AAA as destination Airport Get more information about Anaa Airport
1310,768.69 miles (17,330.49 km) SSWNukutavake Airport (NUK)Nukutavake, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Nukutavake Airport on a map View satellite image of Nukutavake Airport Set NUK as destination Airport Get more information about Nukutavake Airport
1410,758.57 miles (17,314.20 km) SHuahine – Fare Airport (HUH)Huahine, Society Islands, French PolynesiaView Huahine – Fare Airport on a map View satellite image of Huahine – Fare Airport Set HUH as destination Airport Get more information about Huahine – Fare Airport
1510,757.81 miles (17,312.98 km) EHawke's Bay Airport (NPE)Napier, New ZealandView Hawke's Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Hawke's Bay Airport Set NPE as destination Airport Get more information about Hawke's Bay Airport