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Airport of arrival: Iğdır Şehit Bülent Aydın Airport
Flight time from Istanbul to Iğdır: 2 hours 25 minutes

Iğdır, located in the easternmost part of Turkey and referred to as “the first place where the Sun shows its face”, has been home to many civilizations since ancient times. With its historical buildings reflecting its deep-rooted past, cultural mosaic and unique architecture, Iğdır is a city of culture, and it is one of the ideal routes for those who want to experience a completely different holiday experience with its natural beauties and local flavors.

The city hosting Mount Ararat, the highest point in Turkey, offers four seasons holiday opportunities with its unique climate. If you want to experience the fascinating atmosphere of Iğdır smelling of nature and history, you can take advantage of Pegasus cheap flight ticket deals to explore this unique city. Also, you can plan your travel in advance and get your affordable Iğdır flight ticket with early booking deals.

Flight Information

Pegasus Airlines lands at Iğdır Şehit Bülent Aydın Airport for flights in Iğdır.

Two-way round-trip direct flights are operated from Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport to Iğdır with Pegasus Airlines. It takes approximately 2 hours and 25 minutes with a direct flight from Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW) to Iğdır Şehit Bülent Aydın Airport (IGD). Also you can have indirect flight tickets if you are planning to travel Iğdır, from many destinations in the world with flights to Turkey and you can reach Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport and from there you can have a direct flight to Iğdır.

You can buy cheap Iğdır flight tickets by following the campaigns and promotions organized by Pegasus in certain periods.

Transportation

Iğdır Şehit Bülent Aydın Airport, which is the only airport of Iğdır, is located 18 km from the city center. It takes an average of 30 minutes to get to the city center.

Transportation from Iğdır Şehit Bülent Aydın Airport to the City Center

For transportation to the city center of the airport, you can choose minibuses, or the passenger shuttle buses that are arranged according to the flights. If you are looking for a more comfortable transportation, you can reach your destination in a shorter time by taxi, located at the exit gate of the terminal building and operates 24 hours a day.

With the car rental option, you can choose the vehicle you want before your trip in order to explore the city in the direction of your own route and travel freely.

Public Transport

In Iğdır, you can provide economical transportation to different points of the city with private public buses and minibuses. Also, due to the small area of the city, you can explore many points in the center on foot.

If you are looking for a faster and more comfortable alternative in urban transportation, you can also prefer taxis.

Accommodation

Having many accommodation alternatives, Iğdır offers its guests a comfortable and enjoyable holiday. By choosing 3-star hotels and 4-5-star hotels suitable for different budgets and needs, you can enjoy high-level comfort and reach the key points of the city on foot. Besides, you can have a peaceful and quiet holiday by choosing boutique and apart-hotels that reflect the unique atmosphere of the region and have less capacity.

Before your trip to Iğdır, you can review accommodation options via Pegasus and book your hotel at the most affordable prices with Pegasus Airlines advantages and early booking opportunities.

what to eat in Igdir?

In addition to its historical and natural beauties, Iğdır also attracts great attention with its local flavors. The city, where you can taste different and delicious dishes reflecting the food culture unique to the Eastern Anatolia Region, promises a feast of taste that will remain in your palate.

In Iğdır, having a rich cuisine culture, the local ayran aşı and otağı soup are the most famous soups. Katık aşı, bozbaş, kelecoş, hörre, helise, perzana, taş köfte, cızdık, kuymak and kavut are among the other local delicacies that should be on your tasting list during your visit to Iğdır. Also, omaç halva and eggplant jam are among the famous Iğdır cuisine delicacies that you should definitely try.

For detailed information about local dishes and flavor stops specific to Iğdır cuisine, you can have a look at Iğdır Food Guide.

Useful Information

Useful information and important phones you will need to know during your trip to Iğdır can be listed as follows.

About Visa

E-visas can be obtained by foreigners wishing to travel to Iğdır for tourism or commerce purposes and the electronic visa system can be used to get online e-visas. There can be differences depending on the origin of the country. You can find more details on the Turkey visa guide page.

Neighboring Cities

Weather

Unlike the other eastern provinces, in Iğdır, where a more temperate continental climate prevails, the winter months are cold and snowy, and the summer season is hot and dry. In regions with plains, the summer months show its effect for a long time.

Important Phones

Country Code: +90

Iğdır Area Code: 476

Airport Contact: +90 (0476) 278 60 00

Emergency Line:112

Places to Visit in Iğdır

Promising time travel with its rich cultural heritage and unique nature, Iğdır invites you to an unforgettable holiday accompanied by the majestic view of Mount Ararat. The first place you should see in Iğdır should be Mount Ararat, which fascinates you with its majesty and view. You can also relax in the recreation areas, and then visit the mosques, caravansaries and cupolas.

Two storks statues that have become the symbol of Iğdır and the Monument Museum of Martyr Turks, where you will witness the traces of history, are places to visit. Tuzluca Salt Caves believed to be good for many respiratory diseases and Ağrı Meteor Pit are also among the most famous areas of the city. Besides, Koçbaşı Tombs, each with a different example of craftsmanship, promises a wonderful experience for history buffs.

Other places to visit in Iğdır are Köroğlu Castle, Gökdekli Cupola, Ahura Ruins, Harmandöven Caravansary, Karakale Ruins, Sürmeli Castle, Asma Village Mosque, Genocide Monument, Çakırtaş Kul Yusuf Vault and Aliköçek Stream Bridge.

To explore all aspects of Iğdır, you can review the Iğdır Travel Guide.

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