Tehran airport (IKA)

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Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport, opened on May 8, 2004, is the largest in Iran, concentrating most international flights in the area. It operates with destinations in the Middle and Far East and the main locations in Europe.

Official Website: ikac.ir
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 8.8 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +98 215 100 118 / 96330. There are information and tourist desks near the elevators in the Arrivals and Departures areas and inside the transit lounge.


The airport is located 30 km (19 miles) southwest from Tehran.

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Europcar (Tel +98 215 100 7539) offers car rental services 24 hours a day.


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Bus - There is a service to Mehrebad Airport and Azadi Square, in the city centre, with stops in several metro stations from Haram-e-Motahar and Shohada. Buses depart from outside the Arrivals area.

Metro - The closest station is located in Haram. From there, line 1 travels to the city centre from 5:30 am to 11:00 pm. Intermediate stops include Mirdamad, Mosalla, Taleghani, Saadi, Molavi, Khazaneh, Shohada, Haram-e-Motahar. More information: Tel +98 216 674 7500. Timetable and fares

Taxi - A counter is available near the main arrivals gate, where you can hire a cab for a fixed price. The official operators are Garrison (Tel 1833), Tehran Wireless Taxi (Tel 1828) and Luxury Taxi (Tel 1891). The trip to downtown Tehran takes about 90 minutes.


Different parking options available. More information: Tel +98 215 100 7199.

P1 - Covered, located next to the terminal, for short stays.
P2, P3, P4, P5 - Outdoor, long-term areas connected to the main building through free shuttles.


Passengers requiring wheelchairs or special assistance should contact their airline prior to their travel. The enclosure has ramps, elevators and adapted toilets.