Santorini (Thira) National Airport

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Santorini National Airport
Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Σαντορίνης
IATA: JTRICAO: LGSR
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Location of airport in Greece
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority
Location Kamari
Elevation AMSL 127 ft / 39 m
Coordinates 36°23′57.01″N 25°28′45.60″E / 36.3991694°N 25.4793333°E / 36.3991694; 25.4793333Coordinates: 36°23′57.01″N 25°28′45.60″E / 36.3991694°N 25.4793333°E / 36.3991694; 25.4793333
Website Santorini Airport
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16L/34R 6,972 2,125 Asphalt
Kamari town and Santorini National Airport

Santorini (Thira) National Airport is an airport in Santorini/Thira, Greece (IATA: JTRICAO: LGSR), located north of the village of Kamari. The airport serves both as a military and as a civil airport. With its relatively small apron, the airport is only able to serve up to 6 civilian planes at the same time. The tower (freq. 118.05) also serves as approach / departure, up to FL170.

Santorini Airport viewed from Ancient Thera

Santorini is one of the few Cyclades Islands with a major airport. It is about 6 km southeast of downtown Thira. The main asphalt runway (16L-34R) is 6972 feet/2125m in length. The parallel taxiway was built to runway specification (16R-34L). It can accommodate Boeing 757, Boeing 737, Airbus 320 series, Avro RJ, Fokker 70, and ATR 72. Scheduled airlines include Olympic Air and Aegean Airlines, with chartered flights from other airlines during the summer. Transportation to and from the air terminal is through buses, taxis, hotel car-pickups and rental cars.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aegean Airlines Athens
Seasonal: Heraklion, Mykonos, Rhodes, Thessaloniki
Seasonal charter: Bucharest, Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion
Aviolet
operated by Air Serbia
Seasonal charter: Belgrade
Astra Airlines Seasonal: Mykonos, Thessaloniki
Austrian Airlines
operated by Tyrolean Airways
Seasonal: Graz, Linz, Vienna
British Airways Seasonal: London-Heathrow[1]
Blu-express
operated by Blue Panorama Airlines
Seasonal: Bologna,[2] Catania, Rome-Fiumicino
Condor Seasonal: Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich, Stuttgart
EasyJet Seasonal: London-Gatwick, Manchester, Milan-Malpensa, Rome-Fiumicino
Edelweiss Air Seasonal: Zürich
Finnair Seasonal charter: Helsinki
Germanwings Seasonal: Cologne/Bonn
Jet Time Seasonal charter: Copenhagen
Jetairfly Seasonal: Brussels
Minoan Air Seasonal: Heraklion
Meridiana Seasonal: Bologna, Milan-Malpensa, Naples,[3] Verona
Niki Seasonal: Vienna
Norwegian Air Shuttle Seasonal: Copenhagen, Helsinki, London-Gatwick,[4] Oslo-Gardermoen, Stockholm-Arlanda
Novair Seasonal charter: Oslo-Gardermoen[5]
Scandinavian Airlines Seasonal charter: Bergen,[6] Oslo-Gardermoen,[7] Stavanger, Trondheim[8]
Sky Express Heraklion, Mykonos Volos
Small Planet Airlines Seasonal charter: London-Gatwick
TAROM Seasonal charter: Bucharest
Thomas Cook Airlines Seasonal: Birmingham, London-Gatwick, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne (begins 16 May 2015)
Thomson Airways Seasonal: Birmingham, Bristol (begins 26 May 2015), London-Gatwick, Manchester
Transavia.com Seasonal: Amsterdam
Transavia.com France Seasonal: Nantes, Paris-Orly
Volotea Seasonal: Bari, Naples, Palermo, Venice-Marco Polo
Vueling Seasonal: Barcelona, Bilbao, Florence, Rome-Fiumicino[9]

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