Tehran airport (IKA)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Tehran airport (IKA)

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: 8.9 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +98 215 100 118 / 2109 6330. E-mail: ikia@airport.ir. 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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Public and private transportation

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 Seirosafar (Tel +98 215 100 1833), Taxi Lux (Tel +98 215 100 1891), Pakro Sabze Qeshm (Tel +98 215 100 1884), Taxi Bisim Tehran (Tel +98 215 100 1828) and Taavoni Taxirani (Tel +98 215 100 8545). The trip to downtown Tehran takes about 90 minutes.


Car rental agencies

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


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Parking services at Tehran airport (IKA)

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

P1 - Multi-storey facility with covered spaces located next to the terminal, for short stays.
P2, P3, P4, P5 - Outdoor, long-term areas connected to the main building through free shuttles.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

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

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Latest updates: December 11, 2019