Mehrabad airport is Tehran City’s main domestic airport. It is one of the largest Iranian Airports and consists of 6 Terminals. It is located by the Azadi tower at Azaadi square.
From here, you can get yourself to every corner of the country. Even people from other cities sometimes have to get to Tehran airport for a flight to their destination. So this has made Mehrabad airport one of the most crowded airports in Iran.
Let’s follow this article from Iran’s travel guide about Tehran airport to learn more about this huge place.
An Overlook of Tehran Airport
To get to Mehrabad airport via public transport, you can take line 4 (color-coded yellow) of the Tehran metro, get off at Bimeh station, and change to the Mehrabad line. Two stops are available; the first is for Terminals 1 and 2, and the second stop for Terminals No.4 and 6.
You can also get by Bus Rapid Transit network in Iran (BRT) or regular bus to Azadi Square, and from there, it’s a 2 minutes taxi ride to the airport.
Suppose you have arrived at Mehrabad airport, and your next flight is an international flight from Imam Khomeini Airport (IKA). In that case, you can easily get into the metro station and get to Darvaze Dolat station. You must change to Line 1 (color-coded red) and go south. Again at Shahed station, you must change the line and go straight to IKA airport.
Phone number: 61021
Flight info number: 192
Brief information about Tehran Airport (Mehrabad)
Mehrabad airport is the largest domestic airport in Iran. The name is taken from the village that used to be here before the establishment of the Tehran airport. It is consisted of 6 terminals and uses the subway system; you can get in and out of the airport relatively fast, easily, and cheaply. All the Iranian airlines are servicing in this airport.
Mehrabad Airport Terminals
There are six terminals available at this airport. Depending on your Iranian airline, your boarding will take place from one of these terminals according to the Iranian airlines:
- Terminal 1: Kish Air and Zagros Air
- Terminal 2: Iran Air, Ata, Qeshm Air, Naft, Air tour (the best and safest Iranian airlines), Meraj
- Terminal 3: this Terminal is only for boarding pilgrims and religious organized tours.
- Terminal 4: Mahan (the best and safest Iranian airlines), Kaspian, Aseman, Atrak, Sepahan, Taban
- Terminals 5 and 6: these two are only for arrivals.
More info on Mehrabad Airport
As well to the usual accommodation options such as duty-free shops, restaurants, cafes, Wi-Fi, and power outlet spots, the following options are also available:
Banks: there are 9 Bank branches available in Mehrabad airport, ready to provide you with your currency-related needs. As well as that, there are numerous ATMs scattered all over the Tehran airport and boarding area.
SIM Card Service Units: if you need to get mobile SIM cards in Iran or are facing difficulties with your provider, don’t worry! Hamrah Aval table is located at Terminal No.2
Baby Changing Rooms: these rooms are available at every Terminal in Mehrabad airport.
Europe Car office: if you are planning on renting a car during your stay in Iran, you can do so by going to the Europe Car office. This office is located across from Terminal No.3.