Syros Island National Airport

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Syros National Airport "Demetrius Vikelas"
Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Σύρου "Δημήτριος Βικέλας"
IATA: JSYICAO: LGSO
JSY is located in Greece
JSY
JSY
Location of airport in Greece
Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Syros Island, Greece
Elevation AMSL 236 ft / 72 m
Coordinates 37°25′22″N 024°57′03″E / 37.42278°N 24.95083°E / 37.42278; 24.95083
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
18/36 1,080 3,542 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Syros Island National Airport (Greek: Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Σύρου)[3] (IATA: JSYICAO: LGSO) is an airport serving Syros Island in Greece.[1] It is also known as Syros National Airport "Demetrius Vikelas"[4] (Greek: Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Σύρου "Δημήτριος Βικέλας"[5]), named for Demetrius Vikelas (1835–1908), a Greek businessman and writer born in Ermoupoli on the island of Syros.

Syros is part of the Cyclades island group in the Aegean Sea, located 78 nautical miles (144 km) southeast of Athens.

Facilities[edit]

The airport is at an elevation of 236 feet (72 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 18/36 with an asphalt surface measuring 1,080 by 30 metres (3,543 ft × 98 ft).[1]

Airlines and scheduled destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Olympic Air Athens (PSO)[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Airport information for LGSO from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for JSY at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
  3. ^ "Airfield data for Syros Island National Airport (Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Σύρου)". Greek Airports. Air Traffic Safety Electronic Engineers Association of Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority. Retrieved 11 April 2010. 
  4. ^ "Syros National Airport "Demetrius Vikelas"". Greek Airports. Air Traffic Safety Electronic Engineers Association of Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority. Retrieved 11 April 2010. 
  5. ^ (Greek) "Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Σύρου "Δημήτριος Βικέλας"". Greek Airports. Air Traffic Safety Electronic Engineers Association of Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority. Retrieved 11 April 2010. 
  6. ^ "(2011/C 299/12)". European Union. Retrieved 13 January 2013. 

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