Fun things to do at the New Istanbul Airport
As one of the biggest airports in the world, it has recorded high rating in travellers and travels number since the opening. In addition to that with its location it is considered as a very important transfer point either east or west, being the most well-spoken, it has a lot of interesting choices for its passengers to spend their spare time. Also, there are several airport facilities suited for layover passengers, especially if you are a family with kids. One side note the New Istanbul Airport is far from Istanbul centre about 40 – 45 KM.
Here are some of the fun things to do at the New Istanbul Airport while waiting:
Grab a meal or have a tea
Whether you are Turkish food lover or desiring a western dish then you are at the right place, it has a wide range of dining areas, nice cafes, patisseries, bakeries and fast food at the domestics and international terminals. Starbucks, Gloria Jeans, Paşa Döner, Pidem, Subway, Burger king and etc
Go for shopping
Shopping is the first thing that comes to mind to spend your free time. The New Istanbul Airport has a variety of shopping options whether you are an international brand lover, duty free stores, souvenir shops, and many different things that attract all individuals and offer discounts every while and then.
Visiting Art galleries
If you are an art lover you are really lucky, during your stay there could not be a better option than this, to spend your time well. You can find both beautiful modern and traditional works of art here. The museum is open 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. every day. There are two different galleries: one of them has memorized the most iconic things in Istanbul with photos and the second shows the construction journey of the New Istanbul Airport.
If you need to catch up on work then you are at the right place, how ironic right! The new Istanbul airport has a lot of several quiet areas for business centres
where you can find free Wi-Fi, USB input and socket, meeting tables and cabins.
How about relaxing
Yes, that’s right, the new Istanbul Airport now has several lounges to relax where you can forget all about the world, just sit and relax for the next few hours. Well, not just this if you are a pet lover, guess what? There is an entire lounge that has been designed for pets.
Turkish Airlines Business Lounge
the Turkish Airlines lounges in Istanbul
Turkish Airlines Miles & Smiles Lounge
Turkish Airlines Domestic Lounge
Get some sleep
As for sleeping on a seat within the airport, New Istanbul Airport is a fairly easy place to get some sleep between flights, especially while you’re inside Security. Also, you can rent day rooms or overnight stays at the YOTEL Istanbul airports hotel sleep cabins. If you are an international departure passenger you can rent sleeping capsules hourly basis with affordable prices.
Traveling through the new-built airport is made easier and enjoyable thanks to these features and services that it provides.