A3 motorway (Cyprus)

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A3 Motorway
Larnaca International Airport – Ayia Napa
Αυτοκινητόδρομος Διεθνούς Αερολιμένα Λάρνακας - Αγίας Νάπας
A3 highway diagram
Route information
Length: 55 km (34 mi)
Major junctions
Beltway around Larnaca
From: Larnaca International Airport junction
 

B4 main road logo Larnaca International Airport Junction to Larnaca Center and Kiti via B4 B5 main road logoA5 main road logoA1 highway logo Kalo Chorio Junction to Larnaca center via B5, Limassol via A5(A1)

A2 highway logoA1 highway logo Rizoelia Junction to Larnaca city via A2 and to Nicosia via A2(A1)
To: Ayia Napa Main Roundabout
Location
Regions: Larnaca District, Famagusta District
Highway system

Motorways and roads in Cyprus

A2 A5

The A3 motorway (Greek: δρόμος Διεθνούς Αερολιμένα Λάρνακας - Αγίας Νάπας) is a modern motorway linking Larnaca International Airport, the largest airport in Cyprus, and Ayia Napa, a very popular clubbing paradise. It is 55 km long. The road was built in five phases and took about 10 years to be completed. The first part of the road until Dhekelia is locally referred as "Larnaca Beltway" (Greek: Παρακαμπτήριος Λάρνακας) and the second part till the end of the motorway as "Dhekelia - Famagusta Motorway" (Greek: Αυτοκινητόδρομος Δεκέλειας - Αμμοχώστου). Its routing takes it past Aradippou, Oroklini, Xylotymvou, Ormidia, and Xylofagou. The Larnaca beltway section, until the final phase was completed, used to culminate in an acute bend which was a major accident blackspot.

The motorway was built in 3 stages: 1. Rizoelia Junction to Dhekelia - opened 1993 2. Rizoelia junction to Dromolaxia - Opened 1999 3. Dhekelia to Ayia Napa - opened 2003

The western terminus was altered in 2009 to facilitate access directly to the new terminal at Larnaca International Airport