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Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport

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Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA) is about 30 kilometres from Tehran, the capital of Iran. It flies to a significant number of cities in Europe, the Middle East and Asia and destinations include Bangkok, Rome, Amsterdam, Beijing, Istanbul, Paris, Moscow, London and Beirut. Dozens of other airlines serve the airport, for example with budget airline Air Arabia from Sharjah, Air Asia X from Kuala Lumpur, and Air France and KLM from Paris and Amsterdam. Most airines are within the region, serving cities like Damascus, Kuwait and Dubai and several cities in Central Asia.

For more information about other airports throughout the world, also see the list of airports.



Getting there and away

  • Car: Imam Khomeini Airport is accessible from Tehran by using the Tehran-Qom Freeway. An airport access road connects the freeway to the airport terminal.
  • Rail: An extension to the southern part of Line 1 of Tehran Metro for IKA airport is currently under construction and scheduled to reach the airport in first quarter of 2011. There is also plan to have Line 3 of the Tehran Metro to reach it's southern terminus at IKA in future.



Airlines, Destinations and Terminals

For more information about airlines, also see the list of airlines and the details about flying with budget airlines.

  • Aeroflot - Moscow-Sheremetyevo
  • Air Arabia - Sharjah
  • AirAsia X - Kuala Lumpur
  • Alitalia - Rome-Fiumicino
  • Ariana Afghan Airlines - Kabul, Mazari Sharif
  • Armavia - Yerevan
  • Atlasjet - Gaziantep, Istanbul-Atatürk, Izmir, Konya
  • Austrian Airlines - Vienna
  • Azerbaijan Airlines - Baku
  • Belavia - Minsk
  • bmi - London-Heathrow
  • Bulgaria Air - Varna
  • Caspian Airlines - Damascus, Dubai, Istanbul-Atatürk, Kiev-Boryspil, Minsk, Yerevan
  • China Southern Airlines - Beijing-Capital, Urumqi
  • Conviasa - Caracas, Damascus
  • Corendon Airlines - Antalya, Gaziantep, Istanbul-Atatürk,Izmir
  • Emirates - Dubai
  • Eram Air - Damascus, Isparta, Izmir
  • Etihad Airways - Abu Dhabi
  • Freebird Airlines - Izmir
  • Georgian International Airlines - Batumi, Kutaisi
  • Gulf Air - Bahrain
  • Iran Air - Amsterdam, Ankara, Bahrain, Baku, Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Beijing-Capital, Beirut, Cologne/Bonn, Copenhagen, Damascus, Dubai, Frankfurt, Geneva, Gothenburg-Landvetter, Hamburg, Istanbul-Atatürk, Karachi, Kuala Lumpur, Milan-Malpensa, Moscow-Sheremetyevo, Mumbai, Paris-Orly, Rome-Fiumicino, Seoul-Incheon, Stockholm-Arlanda, Tashkent, Tokyo-Narita, Vienna
  • Iran Aseman Airlines - Bishkek, Dubai, Dushanbe
  • Jazeera Airways - Kuwait
  • Kish Air - Damascus, Dubai, Istanbul-Atatürk, Izmir
  • KLM - Amsterdam
  • Kuwait Airways - Kuwait
  • Lufthansa - Frankfurt
  • Mahan Air - Almaty, Amritsar, Baghdad, Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Birmingham, Damascus, Dammam, Delhi, Dubai, Düsseldorf, Istanbul-Atatürk, Muscat
  • Onur Air - Antalya, Istanbul-Atatürk, Izmir
  • Pegasus Airlines - Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen, Izmir, Konya
  • Qatar Airways - Doha
  • Sky Airlines - Gaziantep, Nevsehir
  • SunExpress - Antalya, Adana
  • Syrian Air - Damascus
  • Tailwind Airlines - Izmir
  • Tajik Air - Dushanbe
  • Turkish Airlines - Istanbul-Atatürk
  • Turkish Airlines operated by AnadoluJet - Ankara
  • Turkuaz Airlines - Istanbul-Atatürk, Izmir
  • UM Airlines - Kiev-Boryspil



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