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Istanbul Atatürk Airport (IST)

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Istanbul Atatürk Airport is an international airport in Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey. Its IATA code is IST and is located latitude 40.98 and longitude 28.81 in Turkey and operates in +03 time zone which is the same time zone as İstanbul.

It has 55 scheduled arrival routes within Turkey and 322 international scheduled routes. Istanbul Atatürk Airport tipically handles 56,954,790 passengers per year, ranking as the busiest airport in Turkey.

It has 3 runways that allow night landings, and can handle most commercial jumbo jets and long haul transport aircraft and regularly services large turboprop commuters, short and medium haul transport aircraft. It is also setup for single engine aircraft, light twins, business jets and commuter aircraft.

Airport Information

Latitude 40.97692000
Longitude 28.81461000
City Istanbul
Domestic Departures 54
Domestic Arrivals 55
International Departures 320
International Arrivals 322


Code Length Width Surface Lighted
05/23 8530 ft / 2599 m 197 ft / 60 m ASP Yes
17L/35R 9843 ft / 3000 m 148 ft / 45 m CON Yes
17R/35L 9843 ft / 3000 m 148 ft / 45 m CON Yes

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