|Kastellorizo Public Airport
Δημοτικός Αερολιμένας Καστελλόριζου
|IATA: KZS – ICAO: LGKJ
|Serves||Megisti, Kastellorizo Island|
|Elevation AMSL||474 ft / 144.5 m|
Kastellorizo Island Public Airport is an airport on the small island Kastellorizo, Greece (IATA: KZS, ICAO: LGKJ), part of the Dodekanesos island group. The facility is located more or less on the middle of the Island, about 2.5 km southwest of the city Megisti.
In the beginning of the twentieth century, the island of Kastellorizo was linked by seaplanes to destinations mainly in northeast Africa. The seaplanes used the natural horse-shoe sized harbour of the island.
The current Kastellorizo Airport first began operations in 1986 as a domestic airport. The airport has a small terminal of 150 m2 and the apron can accommodate one Dash-8 sized aircraft and 3 light general aviation aircraft.
The flight from Rhodes airport to Kastellorizo is about 25 minutes.
The airport is linked to the city by a single bus only during the summer period. Taxis are also available.
Airlines and destinations
|Olympic Air||Rhodes (PSO)|
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