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Airport Overview

Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul claims to be the airport serving the most non-European routes in 2011. Like Istanbul, Ataturk Airport is a meeting-point between east and west. Ataturk International Airport is a major air hub for the region and is one of the top 20 busiest airports in the world.

Passengers travelling through Ataturk International Airport will be pleased to know that the airport has a great selection of duty-free shops including tobacconists, perfume shops and many name brand stores such as Hugo Boss, D&G, DKNY, Dior, Armani, Gucci, Guess and Prada. What better way to keep yourself entertained between flights or while waiting for your flight than to embark on a shopping extravaganza?

Most airlines from across the world offer flights to Istanbul. Low-cost carriers such as Atlasjet, Pegasus Airlines, IZair and Sky Airlines all offer cheap flights to Ataturk International Airport. Ataturk is also the main hub for the national carrier Turkish Airlines, which flies to destinations including Amsterdam, Birmingham, Cape Town and Chicago as well as Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore, New York, and Paris.

The airport was designed with Istanbul’s unique East-meets-West history in mind. This is particularly evident in the architecture of the building, such as the intricate mosaic tiling of the airport floors. It serves as a great introduction to the beautiful Ottoman architecture in Istanbul.

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Temp on Avg for this month inAtaturk International21.5 °CSource: World Weather Online
Average monthly rainfall inAtaturk International39.6 mmSource: World Weather Online
Average flight duration toAtaturk International3 hrs 43 mins
Foreign-exchange rate inAtaturk InternationalTL1.00 = £0.25Source: Open Exchange Rates
Airlines flying toAtaturk InternationalUnited Airlines, Turkish Airlines and Transportes Regionais
Deals available on flights toAtaturk International2691
Advertisers with deals toAtaturk InternationalXBritish Airways Old, Flight Centre and Momondo
Advertisers with offers toAtaturk International20
Lowest flight deal toAtaturk International£126
Avg flight offer toAtaturk International£579

 How much do things cost in Istanbul?

  • Small bottle of water (0.33 litre): £0.20
  • Pack of Marlboro cigarettes: £2.48
  • Cheap meal: £3.73
  • Imported beer (0.33 litre): £2.48
  • Cappuccino: £1.60
  • Pair of Nike trainers: £39.65
  • 3 course meal for 2: £14.91
  • Local draught beer (0.5 litre): £1.99
  • Bottle of beer (imported beer): £1.60
  • Coke/Pepsi (0.33 litre): £0.61