Kos Island International Airport

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Kos Island International Airport, Hippocrates
Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Κω, Ιπποκράτης
Kos airport.jpg
IATA: KGSICAO: LGKO
KGS is located in Greece
KGS
KGS
Location of airport in Greece
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority
Serves Kos Island
Location Andimachia, Greece
Focus city for
Elevation AMSL 409 ft / 126 m
Coordinates 36°47′36.01″N 27°05′30″E / 36.7933361°N 27.09167°E / 36.7933361; 27.09167Coordinates: 36°47′36.01″N 27°05′30″E / 36.7933361°N 27.09167°E / 36.7933361; 27.09167
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 7,841 2,390 asphalt

Kos Island International Airport, "Hippocrates" (IATA: KGSICAO: LGKO), or Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Κω, Ιπποκράτης in Greek, is an airport serving the island of Kos, Greece. The airport is located near to Andimachia village. It is also the second closest airport to Bodrum after Milas-Bodrum Airport.

History[edit]

The airport was opened on 4 April 1964. In 1974 the runway was extended to 2,400m. With the increased traffic at the airport in 1980 was built new terminal building. In 1997, the terminal building was renovated and expanded.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Adria Airways Seasonal charter: Ljubljana
Aegean Airlines Athens
Seasonal: Moscow-Domodedovo, Saint Petersburg, Thessaloniki
Seasonal charter: Bucharest-Henri Coandă, Düsseldorf, Helsinki, Maribor, Östersund, Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion
Air Berlin Seasonal: Basel/Mulhouse, Berlin-Tegel, Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Leipzig/Halle, Munich, Zürich
Air Bucharest Seasonal charter: Bucharest-Henri Coandă
Air Méditerranée Seasonal: Marseille,, Nantes (begins 27 April 2014)
Air Serbia Seasonal charter: Belgrade
Arkefly Seasonal: Amsterdam
Arkia Israel Airlines Seasonal: Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion
Astra Airlines Seasonal:Thessaloniki[1]
Austrian Airlines
operated by Tyrolean Airways
Seasonal: Linz, Vienna
Seasonal charter: Innsbruck, Graz[2]
Bluebird Airways Seasonal charter: Moscow-Domodedovo
Blu-express
operated by Blue Panorama Airlines
Seasonal: Rome-Fiumicino
Condor Seasonal: Berlin-Schönefeld, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover (begins 10 May 2014), Leipzig/Halle, Manchester, Munich
Corendon Dutch Airlines seasonal: Amsterdam (begins 20 April 2014)
easyJet Seasonal: Glasgow-International, London-Gatwick, Milan-Malpensa
Edelweiss Air Seasonal: Zürich
Enter Air Seasonal charter: Gdańsk, Katowice, Poznań, Warsaw-Chopin, Wroclaw
Finnair Seasonal charter: Helsinki
Germania Seasonal: Bremen (begins 17 May 2014)
Germanwings Seasonal: Cologne/Bonn
Hamburg Airways Seasonal charter: Dresden, Friedrichshafen, Hamburg, Münster/Osnabrück[3]
Holidays Czech Airlines Seasonal charter: Ostrava, Prague
Jet2.com Seasonal: East Midlands (begins 27 May 2014), Leeds/Bradford (begins 6 May 2014), Manchester
Jetairfly Seasonal: Brussels, Lille (begins 19 April 2014), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (begins 19 April 2014)
Livingston Seasonal charter: Milan-Malpensa
Minoan Air Heraklion, Thessaloniki
Neos Seasonal: Milan-Malpensa
Norwegian Air Shuttle Seasonal: Copenhagen, Oslo-Gardermoen
Sesonal charter: Helsinki
Olympic Air Astypalaia (PSO), Kalymnos (PSO), Leros (PSO), Rhodes (PSO)
Orenair Seasonal Charter: Belgorod (begins 4 May 2014)[4]
Ryanair Seasonal: Bari (begins 6 July 2014), Bergamo, Bologna, Hahn, Kaunas, Kraków, Leeds/Bradford, Liverpool, London-Stansted, Milan-Malpensa (begins 13 May 2014), Moss/Rygge, Pisa, Rome-Ciampino
Scandinavian Airlines Seasonal charter: Copenhagen, Oslo-Gardermoen, Trondheim
Sky Express Heraklion
Small Planet Airlines Seasonal charter: Budapest, Manchester, Milan-Malpensa, Vilnius
SmartWings
operated by Travel Service Airlines
Seasonal: Brno, Ostrava, Prague
TAROM Seasonal charter: Bucharest-Henri Coandă
Thomas Cook Airlines Seasonal charter: Birmingham, Glasgow, London-Gatwick, London-Stansted (begins 5 June 2014),[5] Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne
Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium Seasonal charter: Brussels
Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia Seasonal charter: Copenhagen, Helsinki
Thomson Airways[6] Seasonal charter: Bristol (begins 6 May 2014), Birmingham, Cardiff, Doncaster/Sheffield, East Midlands, Glasgow-International (begins 7 May 2014), London-Gatwick, London-Stansted (begins 6 May 2014),[7] Manchester, Newcastle
Transavia.com Seasonal: Amsterdam, Eindhoven
Travel Service Airlines Seasonal charter: Brno, Budapest, Ostrava, Pardubice, Prague
TUIfly Seasonal: Basel/Mulhouse, Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hannover, Munich, Nuremberg, Stuttgart, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Gothenburg
Vueling Seasonal: Barcelona

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.astra-airlines.gr/frontend/index.php
  2. ^ https://myholiday.austrian.com/book/StartHtml.aspx?a=3&fplan=y&L=1&lang=EN
  3. ^ http://www.hamburgairways.com/en/main-menu/passengers/route-network/
  4. ^ http://www.travel.ru/news/2014/04/08/229971.html
  5. ^ http://www.flythomascook.com/Select.aspx
  6. ^ http://flights.firstchoice.co.uk/firstchoice/en-GB/timetable/findbyroute?departure=KGS&destination=BRS
  7. ^ http://flights.thomson.co.uk/thomson/en-GB/timetable/findbydate?departure=STN&departureDay=06&departureMonth=2014-05&arrivalDay=13&arrivalMonth=2014-05

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