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Can I Sleep at Istanbul Airport?

Can I Sleep at Istanbul Airport?

Istanbul Airport is 35 kilometres away from the city centre. The construction is planned to be completed in four phases. Within the scope of the first phase, 2 runways and a terminal building with a capacity of 90 million passengers served. When all phases are completed, Istanbul Airport will offer flights to more than 300 destinations with an annual capacity of 200 million passengers.
Istanbul Airport, which is the largest infrastructure project in the history of the Republic and the first phase of which was opened on October 29, 2018, serves its passengers with full capacity as of April 6, 2019. Covering an area of 76.5 million square meters, the new airport attracts attention as a global transfer centre between the Asian, African and European continents.
The annual passenger capacity of Istanbul Airport, which has been awarded the "Special Achievement Award" in the "Superior Innovation" category in the Leisure Lifestyle awards of Global Traveler, one of the most prestigious publications in the tourism sector in the world, is expected to reach 200 million people.

Where is Istanbul Airport?
Located on the Black Sea coast in the European side of Istanbul, the new airport is located at the junction of Çatalca-Göktürk-Arnavutköy and between the villages of Tayakadın and Akpınar. In addition to public transportation vehicles such as buses and airport transfer services, Istanbul Airport is easily accessible by airport taxi, Havaist and private vehicles, 36 km from Levent on the European Side, 40 km from Taksim, 47 km from Üsküdar on the Anatolian Side and from Kadıköy. It is 52 km away. Istanbul Airport also has connections to Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge and North Marmara Motorway.

Flights at Istanbul Airport
Istanbul Airport hosts its passengers at domestic and international destinations with an excellent service understanding. Currently, there are flights to 45 cities on domestic routes from the new airport. There are flights to 249 different cities in 110 countries at international flights from Istanbul Airport.

Luxury Shops, Duty-Free and Private Passenger Services
Istanbul Airport has a Duty Free area with world-renowned brands and stores of 53,000 sqm. The Duty-Free area, inspired by the Bosphorus, offers an enjoyable shopping experience before and after the journey with its exclusive brand mix and modern retail concept. At Istanbul Airport, which increases travel comfort with different services, it also has cafes and restaurants that offer tastes from Turkish and international cuisine. In addition to the unique shopping pleasure waiting for the passengers, special passenger services are also offered to make the trips from the new airport unforgettable. The fast pass, buggy, lounge, valet, welcome & farewell services offered by IGA Pass make your travels enjoyable.

Sleeping Cabin in Istanbul Airport: IGA SLEEPOD

Sleeping cabins started to serve at Istanbul Airport. "IGA Sleepod" sleeping capsules cost 9 euro per hour.
With the IGA Sleepod service, now there is a special area just for you to relax in the airport whenever you want. With its special prices, easy usage and being at the quietest points you can reach at any time in the airport, you can enjoy your rest with the privilege of IGA Sleepod. Sleeping cabin application, which is seen in many airports abroad at Istanbul Airport, has started. For the passengers waiting for their flights at Istanbul Airport, the sleep capsule model named "IGA Sleepod" was launched. Passengers will be able to rent these capsules hourly. Istanbul Airport, which started to serve at full capacity on April 6, 2019, has launched a new application for thousands of passengers that it hosts every day. Istanbul Airport operator İGA launched the sleep capsule service called İGA Sleepod on the departures floor of the international terminal for increasing passenger comfort.

Capsules can be rented by passengers for 9 euro per hour. Disposable bed sheets will be given to every passenger free of charge as the hygiene issue is kept in the foreground. If passengers request additional services such as blankets and pillows, an additional 2 euros will be paid. The materials used will be sent to dry cleaning after each use by the staff in charge. The interior of the mini cabins is designed to suit the needs of the passengers. The cabins have a USB port and a socket. Passengers can operate or charge their mobile phones and other electronic devices. At the bottom of the sleeping cabin, is a special area where the passenger will put his/her hand luggage.