Istanbul Ataturk International Airport (IST) is the main International airport in Istanbul, Turkey. It is also the biggest airport in Turkey. The airport was renamed Istanbul Ataturk International Airport in 1980 in honour of the first president Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. of the Republic of Turkey.
There are 3 Terminals within the airport namely 1, 2 and 3.
Terminal 1: Terminal 1 is used for domestic flights.
Terminal 2: Terminal 2 is used for International flights.
Terminal 3: Terminal 3 is used for cargo flights.
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There is a total of 8 mosques at Ataturk Airport. Two at Arrivals Hall, two at Departure gates area of the Domestic terminal, two at the transit area of International terminal and two at the check-in area.
There are various Halal food outlets, cafes and restaurants in all terminals of the airport. There are European food as well as Turkish food within the airport. Cafes like Starbucks are also available where you can grab a bite. Precaution: Even though most of the food is Halal there are some cafes that serve alcohol .e.g: Green Fields, Express O, Millenium Lounge, Eat & Go, Cafe Inn and etc.
Light Rail Service: There is a light rail service which connects the airport to important locations on the Europe side of the city. It also takes you to Intercity Bus Terminals.
Airport Shuttle Service: There are shuttle buses which operate every half hourly and takes you to Bakirkoy, Yenikapi, Aksari, Taksim Square and etc.
Municipality Buses: There are municipality buses which would take you to Taksim, Etiler and Kadikoy.
Taxi: There are taxis available which would take you to your destinations.
There are many shops within the airport. You can get books, magazines, travel essentials, cosmetics, souvenirs and etc. There are also duty-free shops where you can buy chocolates, tea, cosmetics, perfumes, pens and etc.
Banks, ATMs, Wi Fi, lounges, lost property, lost luggage, clinic, conference hall, luggage wrapping machine, gift shops, porter, meeting point and etc.