Istanbul Ataturk IST Airport Terminal Map Overview

Main Terminal / Concourses at Istanbul Ataturk IST Airport

Terminal complex layout, touch-screen kiosks, bar code readers, biometric fingerprint scanners, Flights to USA & Canada,  Passenger Pickup /Meeting Point, and TERMINAL DETAILS, including Other Services & Amenities, and Lounges & CIP Services

The passenger terminal complex at Istanbul Airport houses the Domestic (DT) and the  International (IT) Terminals -
both have an Arrivals and a Departures level and are connected to each other at their gateways; (IT is considerably larger than DT).  You can walk from terminal to terminal within 5 minutes, or use its travelators. In the center of the complex are the 3 carparks adjacent to each other & the eastern-most carpark serves the international terminal.   The International Terminal has near the escalator direct access to the Metro Station.

Touch-screen kiosks
provide information in Turkish & English -  available at at Arrivals and Departures levels of both Domestic & International terminals. Persons with disabilities can find alternative route maps. 
Bar Code Reader: Passengers can get route maps to their departure gate by scanning their boarding pass on the bar code reader.
Biometric fingerprint scanners: Passenger gates started to be outfitted with with biometric fingerprint scanners to reduce the passenger throughput time (they are also designed to catch wanted suspects). While the first four booths are under trial - by year-end 2015 there will be 24 booths. Thereafter, facial recognition is being added.
Flights to USA &Canada:  Passengers will - after regular security control - undergo additional security procedures at boarding gates.
Passenger Pickup /Meeting Point:  Greeters go to the information desk at the International Terminal's Arrivals level, where their names will be put on overhead monitors for the next 40 minutes.

Biometric passport control kiosks are located at four passport control stations:  two at International Terminal's Arrivals level and two at Departures level.

    The Arrivals level
has an Information kiosks, passport control, transit desk, visa office, banking facilities, Lost & Found, rental car desks, duty-free shops A1, A & A3, some food & drink outlets and the Metro Station. Domestic arrivals gates are 101-112; international arrivals gates are 227-201; the THY Arrivals Lounge is close to the terminal exit;  while the TAV Airport Hotel can be accessed from gates 223-221. 
    The Departures level has separate entrances & facilities for international and domesic traffic. While passengers check in for international flights north of the parking garages, domesic passengers check in southeast of the garages. Both house Information desks, check-in counters & self-checkin automats, ticket sales, parking payment booths, banking facilities,  first aid station, shops & food stores, passport control, security checkpoint, 'VIP Service/Special Transit Point (E-Port), and access to gates. The 'Bridge Taxi' located past passport control, serves the elderly & disabled passengers needing to access distant airbridges (tel: +90 212 663 2550). 
All boarding areas between domestic & international gates (meeting at gates 201/112) are connected.
    The Departure Gates are divided into international & domestic gates:
       International Gates 201-226, 301/312, & 501/504:  gates 205 - 226  run east-to-west - opposite of gates 213/212 is access to gates 204-201 & near gate 212 is escalator down to gates 301/312, while near gate 206 is escalator down to gate 208. 
      Domestic Gates 112-101& 401-408: gates 110-101 are arranged in a semi-circle around the departure hall, which houses the check-in counters, security checks, with cafes & souvenir shops thereafter & access to gates: Gates 110-101 surround the secured area; while gates 111 & 112 are north of the First Aid station.  Separate elevators in the secured area take you down to gates 405/408

Other Services and Amenities inside both terminals offer an array of amenities passengers expect to find at a large international airport, including a good selection of food & drink & retail concessions. Internet access is free at the lounges in both Arrivals & Departures terminals, while other access points are at fee. Luggage storage is available on the arrivals level of both the international & domestic terminals. 'A children's playroom is in the duty-free area; a hairdresser for men& women is on the departure mezzanine level of the International Terminal. For medical emergencies call (+90 0212 465-5969). A pharmacy is in the International terminal on the arrivals level. The Domestic Terminal offers three conference halls accommodating between 95 and 225 persons.
Mosque locations:  two at Road Transport Area; two in International Terminal at remote areas; and two on departures level of Domestic Terminal - all are open 24/7.
Lounges and CIP Service at Istanbul Ataturk Airport:
    Akbank Wings primeclass and Akbank lounges are at both Domestic & International Departures.
    CIP Lounge at Domestic Terminal, operated by TAV Primeclass CIP Service is available for Business Class, Elite & ElitPlus card holders.
    Comfort Lounge at International Departures, mezzanine level, post-security.
    Emirates Lounge at International Departures (operated by TAV, offers  Primeclass CIP Service).
    'Primeclass'  Lounges are located at Domestic & International Terminals' Departures levels.  Aside from 'Primeclass' service customers, British Airways passener may also use the one in the International Terminal, which is open 24/7 & offers self-service bueffet options, massage chairs, internet, and more.
    TAV/ MasterCard Comfort Lounge enables passengers to pay by MasterCard & take advanting of the extra meet&assit services.

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