Your Guide to Istanbul International (LTFM)

Istanbul Airport

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General Information

City: Istanbul (Europe)
Country: Turkiye
Airport Elevation: 325 FT
Airport Class: Bravo


Airlines

Currently 101 airlines flying from/to Istanbul Airport.

Airlines
  • Aegean Airlines
  • Aeroflot Russian Airlines
  • Afriqiyah Airways
  • Air Albania
  • Air Algerie
  • Air Arabia
  • Air Arabia Maroc
  • Air Astana
  • Air Cario
  • Air China
  • Air France
  • Air Montonegro
  • Air Serbia
  • airBaltic
  • Ariana Afgan Airlines
  • Asiana Airlines
  • Ata Airlines
  • Azerbaijan Airlines
  • Azimuth Airlines
  • Belavia Belarusian Airlines
  • Berniq Air
  • British Airways
  • Caspian Airlines
  • China Eastern Airlines
  • China Sichuan Airlines
  • China Southern Airlines
  • Crown Airlines
  • Easyjet
  • EgyptAir
  • El-Al Israel Airlines Ltd.
  • Emirates
  • Ethiopian Airlines
  • Etihad Airways
  • Fly Baghdad
  • Fly Jordan
  • Fly Lili S.R.L.
  • Fly One
  • Fly Oya
  • Flyadeal
  • FlyArystan
  • Flydubai
  • Flyone Armenia
  • Freebird (Fly KHY)
  • Gulf Air
  • HiSky
  • Indigo Airlines
  • IrAero Airlines
  • Iran Air
  • Iran Airtour
  • Iran Aseman Airlines
  • Iraqi Airways
  • Israir Airlines
  • Jazeera Airways
  • Jordan Aviation
  • Kam Air
  • KLM
  • Korean Air
  • Kuwait Airways
  • Libyan Airlines
  • Libyan Wings
  • Lot Polish Airlines
  • Lufthansa
  • Mahan Air
  • Medsky Airways
  • Meraj Airlines
  • Middle East Airlines
  • Mongolian Airlines
  • Nouvelair Tunisie
  • Oman Air
  • Pakistan International Airlines
  • Pegasus
  • Pobeda Airlines
  • Qanot Shark
  • Qatar Airways
  • Qeshm Air
  • Red Wings Airlines
  • Royal Air Maroc
  • Royal Jordanian Airlines
  • S7 Airlines
  • Salam Air
  • Saudia Arabian Airlines
  • SCAT
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Somon Air
  • Southwind Airlines
  • Taban Air
  • Tarom Romanian Airlines
  • Thai Airways
  • Transavia France
  • Tunisair
  • Turkish Airlines
  • Turkmenistan Airlines
  • UR Airlines
  • UT Air Aviation
  • Uzbekistan Airways
  • Wizz Air Hungary
  • Wizz Air Malta
  • Wizz Air UK
  • Yazd Airways

Main Terminal

Istanbul Airport has 7 big concourse in the main terminal.

Concourse A

Operations: International
Category F gates:
A2,A3,A4,A5,A6,A7,A9
Category E gates:
A8,A10,A11
Category D gates:
[A2L/R],[A3L/R],[A4L/R],[A5L/R],[A6L/R],[A7L/R],[A8L/R],[A10L/R],[A11L/R]
RWYs in use: [35R/17L],[35L/17R]
Notes: All Category E aircrafts should push&start like this:


All Category C and D aircrafts should push&start like this (in [A10L/R],[A11L/R]):

Concourse B

Operations: International
Category F gates:
B1,B3,B4,B5,B6,B7,B8,B9,B10,B11,B12,B13,B14,B15,B16,B17,B18
Category D gates:
B2,[B3L/R],[B5L/R],[B6L/R],[B7L/R],[B8L/R],[B9L/R],[B10L/R],[B12L/R],[B18L/R]
RWYs in use: [35R/17L],[35L/17R]
Notes: All A380 operations in B1,B3,B5,B7,B9,B12

Concourse C

Operations: International
RWYs in use: [35R/17L],[35L/17R],[36/18]
Notes: Only Narrow Body Aircrafts.

Concourse E

Operations: International
Category F gates: D6,D7,D8,D9,D10,D11,D12,D13,D14,D15,D16,D17,D18,D19,D20
Category D gates:
D1,D2,D3,D4,D5
RWYs in use: [35R/17L],[35L/17R],[36/18]
Notes: Only Turkish Airlines for Category F gates.

Concourse C

Operations: International
RWYs in use: [35R/17L],[35L/17R],[36/18]
Notes: Only Narrow Body Aircrafts.

Concourse F

Operations: International
Category F gates:
F1,F3,F4,F5,F6,F7,F8,F9,F10,F11,F12,F13,F14,F15,F16,F17,F18,F19
Category D gates:
F2,[F1L/R],[F3L/R],[F4L/R],[F5L/R],[F6L/R],[F7L/R],[F8L/R],[F9L/R],[F12L/R],[F13L/R]
RWYs in use: [35R/17L],[35L/17R],[36/18]
Notes: No A380 operations for Concourse F.

Concourse G

Operations: Domestic
Category F gates:
G2,G3,G4,G5,G6,G7,G9
Category E gates:
G8,G10,G11
Category D gates:
[G2L/R],[G3L/R],[G4L/R],[G5L/R],[G6L/R],[G7L/R],[G8L/R],[G10L/R],[G11L/R]
RWYs in use: [36/18]
Notes: All Category E aircrafts should push&start like this:


All Category C and D aircrafts should push&start like this (in [G10L/R],[G11L/R]):


Cargo Apron

Apron 1

Category F Stands:
K1,K2,K3,K4,K5,K6,K7,K8,K9
Category D Stands:
[K1L/R],[K2L/R],[K3L/R],[K4L/R],[K5L/R],[K6L/R],[K7L/R],[K8L/R],[K9L/R
Notes: MNG Airlines using.

Apron 2

Category F Stands:
K10,K11,K12,K13,K14,K15,K16,K17,K18
Turkish Cargo in use.

Apron 3

Category F Stands:
K19,K20,K21
Turkish Cargo in use.

Apron 4

Category F Stands:
K51,K52,K53,
UPS and FedEX in use.

Apron 5

Category F Stands:
K54,K55,K56,K57
UPS and FedEX in use.


Aprons

Apron 1

Operations: International/Domestic
Category E Stands:
133,134,135,136,137,138,139,140,141,142,143,144,145,146,147,148
Category D Stands:
132, [133L/R],[134L/R],[135L/R],[136L/R],[137L/R],[138L/R],[139L/R],[140L/R],[141/R],[142L/R],[143/R],[144L/R],[145/R],[146L/R],[147/R],[148L/R],149
Category C Stands:
100,101,102,103,104,105,106,107,108,109,110,111,112,113,114,115,116,117,118,119,120,121,122,123,124,125,126,127,128,129,130,131

Apron 2

Operations: International/Domestic/Maintance
Category E Stands:
220,221,222,223,224
Category D Stands:
200,201,202,203,204,205,206,207,208,209,210,211,212,213,214, [220L/R],[221L/R],[222L/R],[223L/R],[224L/R]
Maintance Stands:
[215,215R/L],[216,216R/L],[216,216R/L],[217,217R/L],[218,218R/L],[219,219R/L],225,226

Apron 3

Operations: Domestic
Category E Stands:
313,314,315,316,317,318,319
Category D Stands:
300,301,302,303,304,305,306,307,308,309,310,311,312, [313L/R],[314L/R],[315L/R],[316L/R],[317L/R],[318L/R],[319L/R]
Notes: Only Narrow Body Aircrafts.

Apron 4

Operations: Maintance
Category E Stands:
401,402,403,404,405,406,407,408,409
Category D Stands:
[405L/R]

Apron 5

Operations: Maintance
Category E Stands:
503,504,505,506,507,508,509


Taxi Instructions

Arrivals

34L


16R
35R
17L
36
18

Departures

35R


17L
35L
17R
36

18


SIDs & STARs

North Config

18/35R/35L/34R/34L:
Recommended SIDs: XXXX4G Departures
Recommended STARs: XXXX2B Arrivals

South Config

36/35R/35L/34R/34L:
Recommended SIDs: XXXX4E Departures
Recommended STARs: XXXX2A Arrivals


Resources

TRvACC


IGA - Istanbul Airport


This Guide is Maked by @Ali_Ibrahim. Guide will be updated with latest information.

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Great guide! I’ve got to fly here some time soon!

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😮Oooo this airport is one of my focus cities I’ma book mark this awesome guide, Nice work!

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