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Sabiha Gokcen International Airport

Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)


Sabiha Gokcen International Airport is located on the Asian side of Istanbul, and the 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 Gokcen International Airport is a convenient entry and exit point for those holidaying in Istanbul.


The airport is 22 miles (35km) south-east of Istanbul.

Getting to the city

Buses connect the airport to various parts of Istanbul and shuttles run to the historical centre of Istanbul.


GMT +2 (GMT +3 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).


Tel: +90 216 588 88 88.

Car rental

Rental companies operating at the airport include Sixt, Payless, Central, Hertz, Europcar, Nord Travel, Budget, Avis, and Bostanci.

Airport Taxis

Round-the-clock taxi service can be found outside the arrivals section of the airport.

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.


The airport's multi-level car park has a capacity of 4,718 vehicles and 72 buses. There is also valet parking service with a capacity of 400 cars.

Departure Tax




WiFi is available for a fixed cost and at certain service points.

Business Lounges

The airport has three Yelken business lounges, which offer fast internet access, computer terminals, newspapers, monthly magazines, and TV with major international channels, as well as light snacks and tasty drinks.

Sabiha Gokcen International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.