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Istanbul Atatürk Airport




Address:
Istanbul Atatürk Airport
City:
Istanbul
Country:
Turkey
Time Zone:
UTC+2
IATA:
IST
ICAO:
LTBA
Elevation AMSL:
163 (ft)
50 (m)

Istanbul Atatürk Airport (IATA: IST, ICAO: LTBA) (Turkish: İstanbul Atatürk Havalimanı) is the main international airport serving Istanbul, Turkey (followed by Sabiha Gökçen International Airport) and the biggest airport in Turkey by total number of passengers. Opened in 1924 and located in Yeşilköy, on the European side of the city, it is 24 km (15 mi) west[1] of the city centre. In 1980, the airport was renamed Atatürk International Airport in honor of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder and first president of the Republic of Turkey. It served over 51 million passengers in 2013, making it the 17th busiest airport in the world in terms of total passenger traffic and the 10th busiest in the world in terms of international passenger traffic. It was Europe’s 5th busiest airport in 2013, just below Amsterdam.


Istanbul Atatürk Airport has 3 runways

Runway 1
Width: 60(m)/197(ft)
Length: 2600(m)/8530(ft)
Status: Opened
Lighted: Has lights
Surface: Asphalt
Runway 2
Width: 45(m)/148(ft)
Length: 3000(m)/9843(ft)
Status: Opened
Lighted: Has lights
Surface: Concrete
A380 ready
Runway 3
Width: 45(m)/148(ft)
Length: 3000(m)/9843(ft)
Status: Opened
Lighted: Has lights
Surface: Concrete
A380 ready

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