COVID-19 Measures in Istanbul Airport
  • Passengers must wear a mask both in the terminal and on board. Passengers and visitors not wearing a mask will be denied both access to the terminal and boarding to protect public health.
  • Only passengers and persons whose accompaniment is essential are granted access to the terminal.
  • Contactless security measures are applied at security checkpoints to ensure passenger safety.
  • The body temperature of all passengers is checked by thermal camera screening at the terminal entrance.
  • All luggage passing through X-rays is sanitized with UV (ultraviolet) light.
  • Passengers using an e-passport can sanitize the contact surfaces of their passport using the UV (ultraviolet) e-passport system at Istanbul Airport.
  • Hand sanitizers are available in all areas open to passengers from the moment they enter the terminal building.
  • The moving walkways in the terminal are cleaned regularly with a UV (ultraviolet) system.
  • The terminal building is cleaned by UV (ultraviolet) autonomous robotic cleaners.
  • Personal protective equipment vending machines are available within the terminal.
  • Informative visuals and stickers have been placed at various points within the terminal to remind passengers to maintain social distance.
  • The terminal is supplied with fresh air 24/7.
  • The İGA Hygiene Team is on duty 24/7 to ensure that passengers follow social distancing rules.

COVID-19 Measures during Boarding & Deboarding at Istanbul Airport

  • The floors of passenger buses operated by ground handling services are marked with social distancing tape for safe passenger transport from the aircraft to the terminal and vice versa. Passengers can maintain social distance from other passengers and ensure safe access to their airplane by paying attention to this tape.
  • Passenger buses operated by ground handling services are disinfected after every use.
  • Foreign passengers who test positive for COVID-19 on landing flights will be referred to a private hospital by the Ministry of Health – Border Health Unit, whereas Turkish passengers will be referred to a state hospital.
  • The passengers who buy Istanbul Airport Fast Track, they will able to have masks as free.

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