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Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport

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Due to Covid-19 pandemic, many things around the world have changed in the travel industry. Follow the official instructions issued by the Government before you decide to travel. These restrictions may change overnight, so stay updated right until the date of your departure. UK foreign travel advice for Turkey

Due to Covid-19 pandemic, many things around the world have changed in the travel industry. Follow the official instructions issued by the Government before you decide to travel. These restrictions may change overnight, so stay updated right until the date of your departure. UK foreign travel advice for Turkey

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport is located in the Asian part of Istanbul 32km southeast of the city centre. The airport, originally built as a supporting airport to Ataturk Int. Airport (closed since 2019) due to increasing passengers traffic.

It belongs among the busiest airport in Europe, currently handling over 35 million passengers a year, operating a flight to over 40 domestic and around 80 international destinations

There are 112 check-in desk, many shopping possibilities in all zones (airside, landside), duty-free and a large number of fast-foods, restaurants, cafes or snack bars and phone operators (in the departure hall) or a hairdresser (landside – mezzanine level). See Sabiha Gokcen airport’s maps here.

The airport servers as a hub to AnadoluJet and Pegasus Airlines.

Direct flights from London Standsted are operated by Pegasus and Turkish Airlines, from Manchester then only by Pegasus Airlines. The flight takes around 4 hours.

The airport is open 24/7.

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport Transit

The airport operates withing a single terminal, which may become very busy during peak times. The official minimum time to transit is 50 minutes, however, for a comfortable transit, we recommend to leave a bit more time than that.There is an international transit zone at the airport allowing you to change flights easily so you do not leave the terminal if your connecting flight is on the same ticket and you do not need to pick up your luggage.

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport Transfer

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