Most flights to Istanbul fly in to the larger international airport of the city, the Ataturk International Airport located in Yesilkoy approximately 24 km from the center of Istanbul. Other flights to Istanbul fly in to the Sabiha Gokcen International Airport which is located in Kurtkoy approximately 20 kilometers from the center of the city.
Istanbul offers several tourist attractions for visitors and you should have no trouble finding something of interest to you. When you arrive in the city you will find that the locals are warm and hospitable and don't be surprised if a group invites you to join them for a snack or drink. You will find the food in Istanbul to be a wonderful example of Turkish cuisine that uses many fresh ingredients and normally consists of fish, chicken or lamb. A vacation in Istanbul will surely be memorable and what is even more amazing than the beautiful tourist attractions is the incredible friendliness of the locals that you might never find elsewhere.