Atatürk International Airport (IST)
Atatürk International Airport is the major international airport in Istanbul, Turkey. Opened in 1924 and located in Yeşilköy, on the European side of the city, it is 24 km (15 mi) west of the city centre. In 1980, the airport was renamed to Atatürk International Airport in honor of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder and the first president of the Republic of Turkey.
With total passenger traffic of 32 million for the year 2010, it is among the top 40 airports in the world in terms of total passenger traffic and the 19th busiest in the world in terms of international passenger traffic. It was Europe's 8th busiest airport in 2010.
|Name||Atatürk International Airport|
|Address||İstanbul Atatürk Havalimanı 34149 Yeşilköy|
|Location||The airport is located 28km (17 miles) west of Istanbul.|
|Time zone||GMT +2:00|
|Phone||+90 (0212) 463 3000|
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