İstanbul Airport

LTFM · Istanbul, Türkiye

Wind direction of Wind direction of Wind direction to Wind direction 090° İstanbul Airport 16L/34R
Wind: 7 kt, 3 beaufort

7 kt
0 ft 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000
METAR LTFM 221520Z 09007KT 050V130 CAVOK 26/15 Q1016 NOSIG RMK RWY17L 09010KT RWY34L 07008KT RWY16R 10012KT RWY36 09009KT 040V100 RWY18 09008KT

METAR İstanbul Airport - LTFM/IST

İstanbul Airport is a large airport in Istanbul, Türkiye. The airport is located at latitude 41.28004 and longitude 28.72507. The airport has 5 runways: 16L/34R, 17R/35L, 18/36, 16R/34L and 17L/35R. The ICAO airport code of this field is LTFM. The airport's IATA code is IST. The airport is in the Istanbul FIR.

This aviation weather observation was made for İstanbul Airport on September 22, 2023 18:20, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 090° with a speed of 7 kt. The wind direction varies between 050° and 130°.

The weather is CAVOK. That means there are no clouds below 5,000 ft or the MSA (minimum safe altitude), whichever is higher. This also means that no cumulonimbus or towering cumulus clouds have been observed and the visibility is 10 km or more or more. Furthermore, there can't be fog, precipitation nor other significant weather.

The temperature and wind chill are 26 °C. The dew point is 15 °C, the relative humidity is 51%. The air pressure at sea level is 1016 hPa (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 06:52 and sets at 19:03. This applies to İstanbul Airport, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is +3 hour. Daylight saving time is currently in progress.


Companies on this airport are ULS Airlines Cargo and Turkish Airlines.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
16L/34R 179°-359° 7 kt 100 %
17R/35L 179°-359° 7 kt 100 %
18/36 179°-359° 7 kt 100 %
16R/34L 179°-359° 7 kt 100 %
17L/35R 179°-359° 7 kt 100 %

The direction with the greatest headwind component is highlighted and used for crosswind calculation. This does not necessarily mean this direction is in use.

Temperature & Weather

Temperature 26 °C
Dewpoint 15 °C
Rel. humidity 51%
Kp-index 0 (0-9)


RWY17L 09010KT RWY34L 07008KT RWY16R 10012KT RWY36 09009KT 040V100 RWY18 09008KT

Daylight period

19:03 (11m)


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