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About Tehran Intl. Airport

Imam Khomeini International Airport is one of the two airports located in Tehran, the capital of Iran. Imam Khomeini International Airport, which is the biggest airport of Iran, is located 40 kilometers of Tehran city center. The airport, which is a civil airport, was put into service in 2005. The airport, which has a modern architecture, has a capacity of carrying 120,000 tonnes of cargo per year. The airport also carries 5,4 million passengers each year. The airport takes its name from the religious leader and politician Ruhollah Khomeini who is known as the leader of Iranian Revolution that took place in 1979.  

Getting to the City Center from Tehran Intl. Airport

There are many options you can choose to get to the city center from the Imam Khomeini Airport, which is 40 kilometers away from the city center.

You can go to the city center comfortably and quickly by taxi, bus and metro. In addition to these, you can also choose to go with your own vehicle.

Taxi

One of the options you can choose to get to the city center from Imam Khomeini Airport is taxis. You can easily get to the city center with taxis, which is a good option for quick and comfortable transportation.

It is possible to find yourself in the city center after a comfortable journey with Samand, Tvyvtakmry and Volkswagen taxis waiting for you at the airport. You can visit the airport's website to check the taxi fares.

Metro

Metro is at your service as one of the most economical transportation options you can choose. You can easily get to the city center from Imam Khomeini Airport with underground trails. You can travel to the southern region via Line 1. Line 3, which will be built for the northern region, will be opened to service in the near future.

Bus

Another economical means of transportation is the bus. It is possible to get to the city center from the Imam Khomeini Airport more economically than the other options by buses that use the city highway. The buses that you can take from the airport will be waiting for you from the moment your plane lands.

Last Updated: 05 Feb 2017
Getting to Tehran Intl. Airport from the City Center

There are various transportation options you can choose to go to Imam Khomeini Airport, which is 40 kilometers from Tehran city center.

You can go to the airport by taxi, bus and metro, or with a rental car or your private car.

Taxi

Taking a taxi is the fastest option to go to Imam Khomeini Airport. It is possible to reach the airport quickly by taxi which you can get from many points of the city. Taxis, which are more costly than other options, might be preferred because of the advantage of being fast and comfortable.

Metro

Metro is one of the most economic options you can use to go to Imam Khomeini Airport. You can go to the airport comfortably and economically with the underground metro Line 1. It is possible to board the metro from many points of the city.

Bus

Another transportation option you can choose is the bus. It is possible to reach the airport with buses which are another of the economic means of transportation. You can visit the airport's website to find out where you can get on the buses that go by highway.

Car Rental

Car rental is a preferred transportation option for those who want to have a comfortable and independent journey. You can arrive at Imam Khomeini Airport comfortably in a short time with the vehicles you can rent from car rental companies' offices in the city center. It is possible to rent your car with or without a driver.

Airport Information

Located in Tehran, Imam Khomeini Airport is the largest airport in Iran, serving both to international and national flights.

Imam Khomeini Airport, located 40 kilometers from the city center, provides services such as parking areas, recreational halls, communication facilities, lost goods department and stores.

Last Updated: 05 Feb 2017

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Which are the alternative airports to Tehran Intl. Airport?

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Flydubai, Jazeera Airways, Kuwait Airways, Mahan Airlines, Emirates, Qatar Airways, Air Arabia fly to Tehran Intl. Airport.

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Air Arabia, Jazeera Airways organizes direct flights from the cities of Dubai, Kuwait to Tehran Intl. Airport.

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