Mytilene International Airport

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Mytilene International Airport
Odysseas Elytis
Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Μυτιλήνης "Οδυσσέας Ελύτης"
Mytilini airport.jpg

IATA: MJTICAO: LGMT

MJT is located in Greece
MJT
MJT
Location of airport in Greece
Summary
Location Mytilene, Greece
Elevation AMSL 60 ft / 18 m
Coordinates 39°03′24″N 026°35′54″E / 39.05667°N 26.59833°E / 39.05667; 26.59833Coordinates: 39°03′24″N 026°35′54″E / 39.05667°N 26.59833°E / 39.05667; 26.59833
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 7,894 2,406 Asphalt
Statistics (2003)
Domestic arrivals 141,963
Domestic departures 146,797
International arrivals 77,903
International departures 78,735
Source: World Aero Data [1] [1]

Mytilene International Airport (also known as Odysseas Elytis) (IATA: MJTICAO: LGMT) is an airport in Mytilene, on Lesbos Island, Greece. The airport has one small terminal that services both International and Domestic flights. The airport is 8 kilometres from Mytilene. It was established in 1948 with an unpaved runway of 1200 meters long and 30 meters wide. Over the years the runway was paved and in 2000 the latest runway extension to 2400 meters was made. The airport has a duty-free shop, café-bar and two car rental agencies.[2] On the northern apron the Mitilini Airclub has a little area which has been appointed by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.[3]

The airport began to operate in 1948 however it was 1980 before the first charter flight landed. [4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aegean Airlines Athens, Thessaloniki
Seasonal: Munich
Air Berlin Seasonal: Düsseldorf, Munich
Aviolet
operated by Air Serbia
Seasonal charter: Belgrade
Astra Airlines Thessaloniki
Austrian Airlines Seasonal: Vienna
Corendon Dutch Airlines Seasonal: Amsterdam
Minoan Air Seasonal: Heraklion
Niki Seasonal: Vienna
Sky Express Chios (PSO) , Heraklion, Lemnos (PSO), Rhodes (PSO), Samos (PSO)
Seasonal: Volos[5]
SmartWings
operated by Travel Service Airlines[6]
Summer seasonal: Prague[7]
Thomas Cook Airlines Seasonal charter: Birmingham (begins 23 May 2015), London-Gatwick, Manchester
Transavia Seasonal: Amsterdam
Travel Service Airlines Seasonal charter: Brno,[8] Ostrava,[8][9] Prague[8]
Vueling Seasonal: Rome-Fiumicino (begins 25 June 2015)

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