Tehran Airport Guide to Tehran Airport - IKIA Airport

Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport IKIA (IKA)

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In 2017, Tehran Airport handled over 8,852,232 passengers, and it is expected to handle 9 million or more during next years.


The airport is located 30 km southwest of Tehran city centre, near the localities of Robat-Karim and Eslamshahr.

Terminals + info

Tehran Airport has a Main Terminal, T1.

Terminal 2 is under construction and it’s planned to build Terminal 3 on the future.


See below further information about airport terminals:


Terminal 1: Is the only terminal in operation and has a capacity to handle 6.5-7 million passengers and 120,000 tons of cargo per year. More info.


Salam Terminal - Terminal 2: it is under construction and it’s planned to be completely finished by the end of 2018.


Iranshahr Terminal - Terminal 3: Is currently it is in a planning phase and is going to start to be built in about 2 years.

Tehran airport in numbers

- It’s located 30 km (19 mi) southwest of Tehran

- It has one Main Terminal

- Has two concrete runways

- In 2017 handled over 8 million passengers

- Serves more than 45 passenger airlines

- Has flight connections to 40 different destinations worldwide

- Is one of the busiest airports in the Middle East

Main Airlines

Tehran airport currently serves as a hub for Iran Air and Mahan Air. Is also a home base of Meraj Airlines, Qeshm Airlines, Iran Aseman Airlines, Zagros Airlines and Taban Air.

Facilities and Services + info

The airport has several facilities and services to all passengers: Bank and ATMs services, Currency Exchange, Emergency Lounge, Prayer Rooms, Phone, Duty-Free Shops (no alcohol), Coffe shops, Food and Beverages from Iran and a Restaurant with a traditional iranian food, Mobile Charger, Free Wi-Fi, and others.

Transport + info

- Bus: Minivans links Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport to the nearest metro station (Shahre Aftab) and also to the domestic airport: Mehrabad International Airport. More info


- Metro: IKA Airport is connected to the metro network by Line 8 (Shahre Aftab). More info


- Taxi: Tehran city centre can be reached from the airport within 45 minutes. Taxicab area is outside arrivals. More info


Road: Tehran airport is accessible through Tehran-Qom Freeway.

Freeway: 5, 7. and Road: 65, 71.


- Car rental: Rent your car prior your arrival at Tehran Airport.


Address: Tehran, Imam Khomeini International Airport Fwy, IRAN

Dial Telephone: +98

Telephone: 021-5100118

E-mail: ikia@airport.ir 

Lost And Found: The airport is not provided with a lost and found office or service. Please, for any item lost, get in contact with the Airport Police +98 21 5100 7328.

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