Ataturl airport is located in European part of istanbul. In a distance of 20 km to Sultanahmet , Aksaray, Sirkeci, …. . For intentional flights recommended to be in the airport 2 hours before departure flights. From European of the city takes one hour and more in traffic hours.For not getting late make sure you are dropped off at right gate. Ataturk airport has two gates for intentional departures. One is ground floor gate, and other is first floor. Make sure you are dropped off at the right gate. Make your istanbul airport transfer with Global Airport Transfer to be sure you always be at the right place at the right time.