Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
Sabiha Gökçen International Airport is located on the Asian side of Istanbul. The newly built terminal handles over ten million passengers annually.
With a wide selection of shopping opportunities and range of
transport options to get passengers to and from the airport, Sabiha
Gökçen International Airport is a convenient entry and
exit point for those holidaying in Istanbul. In 2010, the World Low
Cost Airlines Congress in London awarded the title 'World's Best
Airport' to Sabiha Gökçen International
The airport is 22 miles (35km) south-east of Istanbul.
Getting to the city
Buses connect the airport to various parts of Istanbul. Tickets are TL 1.65 and the journey into Istanbul takes between 30 and 45 minutes. Shuttles to the historical centre of Istanbul run every half hour between 5am and midnight. Tickets are TL 18 for the 40 minute trip.
GMT +2 (GMT +3 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).
Tel: +90 216 588 88 88.
Rental companies operating at the airport include National Alamo, Sixt, Payless, Central, Hertz, Europcar, Nord Travel, Budget, Avis and Bostanci.
Taxis can be found outside the arrivals section of the airport. Fares into Istanbul cost approximately TL 90, passengers have to pay highway and bridge tolls as well.
Transfer between terminals
Terminals are within one building.
The airport has ATMs, shops, restaurants, a first aid centre, pharmacies, a prayer room, hair salon, shoeshine stand and meeting facilities. Currency exchange facilities and a post office are also available and there is a left luggage desk.
Parking rates start at TL 8 for the first hour, TL 10 for 1-3 hours, TL 16 for 3-6 hours and TL 35 for the day. Long-term reduced rates are also available.
Flights to Sabiha Gökçen International Airport can
be booked on Turkish Airlines, Azerbaijan Airlines, Blu-express,
Corendon Dutch Airlines, Air Arabia, Bahrain Air, Jazeera Airways,
Kish Air, Nas Air, Petra Airlines, Transavia.com, Air Moldova,
Borajet, Cham Wings Airlines, Flydubai, Jetairfly, Pegasus Airlines, Dubrovnik Airlines, Jordan Aviation, South East Airlines, Europe Airpost, Spanair, Germanwings ,Sky Airlines and Sun Express.
Wifi is available in some cafes in the terminal as well as at the Airport Hotel.
Business and meeting facilities are available at the Airport Hotel. Airline lounges offer telephone and fax facilities as well as computers with Internet access.
Sabiha Gokcen International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.