How to get to Sabiha Gokcen Airport?

Located in Pendik, Anatolian Side of Istanbul, Sabiha Gökçen Airport takes its name from Sabiha Gokcen, the world’s first female fighter pilot. The foundation of the airport was laid in February 1998, it was completed in January 2001 and cost 550 million dollars.

The exact address of Sabiha Gokcen Airport, Sabiha Gokcen Airport Terminal Building Pendik 34906 Istanbul – Turkey, airport switchboard telephone number (0216) 588 88 88, airport operator ISG phone number (0216) 588 80 00 and fax number is (0216) 588 80 10.

Directions to Sabiha Gokcen Airport

Transportation from the European Side

  1. Take the metrobus from the nearest metrobus stop. Get off the Metrobus at Uzunçayır stop.
  2. Follow the connection road to the Ünalan metro stop. Take the metro that goes in the direction of Tavşantepe. Get off the metro at Pendik Station stop.
  3. Exit the Pendik Bridge exit by following the direction signs in the subway. Take one of the IETT buses numbered 132H, 130H, E-9.

Transportation from Istanbul Airport

Take the HVIST-10 Havaist bus. The fare is 37 TRY, the distance is 81 km, the journey time is 110 minutes. This bus travels between both airports.

Transportation from the Anatolian Side

  • If you want to go by metro, get off in Pendik as described above and take one of the buses mentioned.
  • If you want to go by Marmaray train, get off at Pendik station and then take the IETT bus number MR60.
  • If you want to go by the coast, take the IETT bus numbered E-9.
  • If you want to go on the D-100 highway, take the IETT bus number E-10.

About Sabiha Gokcen Airport

At Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, a 4-storey car park with a capacity of 4.718 vehicles and 72 buses, an airport hotel with 4 floors and 128 rooms with separate entrances from the land and air side, 112 check-in counters, 24 self check-in counters, VIP building and CIP sections with apron view, multi-aircraft parking system that can simultaneously serve 8 largest fuselage (ICAO code E) or 16 mid-bodied (ICAO code C) aircraft, 400 m² conference room, leading brands of the food and beverage industry There are a 5.000 m² restaurant and cafe area and duty free shops at international level in the duty free area of 4.500 m².

In the 55 aircraft capacity parking area of the airport, which has a 3 thousand meter long runway, 22 aircraft can be supplied with fuel from five thousand cubic meters of fuel tanks at the same time.