2 See photo gallery Istanbul Atatürk Airport The Istanbul International Airport, officially called Istanbul Atatürk Airport was the largest and most important airport in Istanbul - until it was closed on the 6th of April 2019. Found 28 km to the south east of Istanbul, on the European side, this enormous Isranbul Ataturk Aiport Isranbul Ataturk Aiport 2See photo gallery Location 28 km south-east of Istanbul Nearby places Chora Church (11.6 km) Suleymaniye Hammam (12.9 km) The Grand Bazaar (13 km) Cemberlitas Hammam (13.2 km) Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art (13.4 km) Map Plan your trip You may also be interested in Map Plan your trip Before visiting Istanbul we're sure you'll have plenty of doubts. What kind of money do they use in Turkey? Where can I change my money? Do they understand English?