Tehran Airport Guide to Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA)

Tehran Airport Terminal 1

Tehran Airport Terminal 1 is able to handle over 9 million passengers per year. 

Given the opening of Salam Terminal in June 2019, now only operates domestic services. 

Domestic services will be handled between 00:00 am and 05:00 am when Mehrabad Airport is closed. 


The central building of IKIA Airport consists of four levels. 


- ATMs
- Banks
- Currency exchange
- Duty free stores
- Food, drink and retail concessions
- Information desk
- Medical services
- Mobile chargers
- Prayer rooms
- Supermarket
- Luggage wrapping
- Lost & found
- Smoking lounge
- Children’s play area

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Close to Tehran Airport Terminal 1 there are a couple of hotels:

Novotel Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport

It has 296 rooms, galaxy international restaurant, seven conference halls and separate sections for both men and women welfare (sauna, swimming pool, jacuzzi, sports hall, etc.) plus shopping centres. 

Ibis Hotel Ibiza Tehran

It stands for a 5-star hotel. Ibis Hotel has 196 rooms and 7 floors. Suitable for business and leisure travellers. 


Business Lounge

Terminal 1, Central Hall. Open 24 hours. Services: Food and drinks, free Wi-Fi connection, newspapers, magazines, TV, computers, smoking area, conference facilities. 

Mahr Nam Tossee Lounge

Terminal 1, Departures. Services: Free Wi-Fi, snacks, TV, newspapers, magazines, smoking lounge, conference facilities.