|Origin Airport IATA Code||TAS|
|Destination Airport IATA Code||IST|
Tashkent, the capital city of Uzbekistan, is the home to about 4.45 million people. Providing air services for the large population of the city is Tashkent International Airport located about 7.5 miles from the center of the city. Flights from Tashkent are handled by a large number of airlines including Aeroflot, Aerosvit Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Iran Air and Uzbekistan Airways, which uses the airport as its hub. Using Orbitz.com, you can find great deals on flights leaving the area and make ticket purchases online for convenience.
Both short-term and long-term parking facilities are available at Tashkent International Airport. The cost for parking is about $0.28 per hour with a daily charge of $6.72.
Transportation from the city's center to the airport is possible using the city bus service, the light rail, taxis or the trolleybus. The city bus operates from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. and costs about $0.10 for the 30 to 60 minute trip from town. Travel by light rail from the downtown train station takes about 10 minutes, while trolleybus service operates from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. and takes between 30 to 40 minutes, both at a price of about $0.10. Taxi service is available from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. and costs between $4 and $10 depending on your pick-up point.
Before leaving Tashkent, you can have a quick meal at Jum Airport Restaurant & Bar. The restaurant is located near Tashkent International Airport's car park and operates 24 hours a day. Specials are available for breakfast and lunch, and a large-screen TV shows the airline arrival and departure times to prevent passengers from missing their flights from Tashkent while eating.
Orbitz.com offers cheap flights to Istanbul and vacation packages that let you explore this fascinating city, which spans two separate continents. The main airport for the city, Istanbul AtatÃ¼rk International Airport, is located on the European side of the city, about 24 kilometers from the downtown area. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport is on the Asian side of Istanbul, about 35 kilometers southeast of the city center. Istanbul AtatÃ¼rk International Airport handles flights from over 70 airlines, including British Airways, United Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and Air France. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport serves over 30 airlines, including Sky Airlines, EasyJet, Turkish Airlines, and SunExpress.
From Istanbul AtatÃ¼rk International Airport, arriving visitors can opt to take the metro train or sea bus into Istanbul. The Sabiha Gokcen airport shuttle makes regular trips from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport to various points within the city, and it costs 10 euro per person. Visitors can also get into the city from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport via sea bus or public bus. Both airports are also accessible via taxi.
In the summer, high temperatures average around 82 degrees Fahrenheit in June and July and drop to lows of around 65 degrees Fahrenheit at night. Rain is uncommon in the summer, although the humidity remains high during the summer months. Winters are often cold and snowy. In January, temperatures average between 37 to 47 degrees Fahrenheit. Spring and fall tend to be mild, and the bargain prices offered during these seasons make them ideal for a visit.
Take in a bit of history with a visit to Topkapi Palace, the Grand Bazaar, or one of the many Ottoman mosques scattered throughout the city. Archaeology museums are another popular attraction, or you can get tickets for a cruise on the Bosphorus to get a view of the city from the water. Once you know the sights you want to see in Turkey, check out Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Istanbul at any time of the year.
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