Istanbul Ataturk Airport

Istanbul Ataturk Airport International Terminal Problematic Passengers Room

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2019

Type: Administrative (Transit centre)

Authority: Governmental

Detains: Asylum seekers, Undocumented migrants

Capacity

30

2011

Reported Population

13

2009

Inadequate Conditions

Yes

2011

Turkey

Immigration detainees

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Istanbul Ataturk Havalimani Uluslararasi Terminali, Yesilkoy, Istanbul
Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2019

Status In use

2014

Status In use

2012

Status In use

2009
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Transit centre

2009
National typology
Operating period

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Passport Police

Type Governmental

2014
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Unnamed private security company

Service Security

2009
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012

Security Level Secure

2011

Security Level Secure

2009
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Short-term (3 days or less)

2014
Reported overstays at facility

Reported Overstays Yes

2011
Demographics

Name Adult women

2009

Name Adult men

2009

Name Families

2009

Name Accompanied minors

2009
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2011

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2009
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2011
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation No

2009
Family segregation

Family Segregation No

2011
Age segregation

Age Segregation No

2009
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 30

2011
Reported population at a specific time

Number 13

2009
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Bedding and clothing

2011

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Ventilation

2011

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Showers and toilets

2011

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Food provision

2011

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Access to telephones

2011

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Showers and toilets

2009
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution International or regional human rights mechanisms

2011

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution UN High Commissioner for Refugees

2009

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution International or regional human rights mechanisms

2009
Armed guards
Estimated average detention period (days)
Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
Occupancy rate
Total number of detainees (year)
Average daily population
Reported overpopulation
Inspection grade
Specially trained personnel
Mistreatment complaints
Family access
Consular access
Reported deaths at this facility
Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Area of authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations Governorate of Istanbul

2011
Custodial authority
Facility owner
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)