Chios Island National Airport

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Chios International Airport

Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Χίου «Όμηρος»
Airport typePublic
ServesChios, Greece
LocationChios, Greece
Elevation AMSL15 ft / 5 m
Coordinates38°20′35″N 026°08′26″E / 38.34306°N 26.14056°E / 38.34306; 26.14056
JKH is located in Greece
Location of airport in Greece
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 1,511 4,957 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Passenger traffic changeIncrease 6.6%
Aircraft movements5,492
Aircraft movements changeIncrease 9.8%

Chios Island National Airport[4] (Greek: Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Χίου) (IATA: JKH, ICAO: LGHI) is an airport on the island of Chios in Greece. It is also known as Chios National Airport, "Omiros"[5] or Chios Airport[2] located at the region of Kampos, south of the city of Chios. Aircraft up to the size of Airbus A320 are able to land at the airport.


The government-owned airport in Chios is found in the coastal area of the eastern department of the island. Its operations began on 4 August 1969 with Olympic Airways Flight OA560 from Athens. The runway was built with a length of 1,511 x 30 meters, and has not been extended since its construction.[6]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

The following airlines operate regular scheduled and charter flights at Chios Island Airport:

Aegean Airlines Athens (begins 29 October 2023)[7]
Olympic Air Athens (ends 29 October 2023),[7] Thessaloniki
Sky Express Athens, Lemnos, Mytilene, Rhodes, Samos, Thessaloniki


Annual passenger traffic at JKH airport. See Wikidata query.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "CHIOS AIRPORT "OMIROS"". Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Airport information for LGHI". World Aero Data. Archived from the original on 5 March 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link) Data current as of October 2006.
  3. ^ Airport information for JKH at Great Circle Mapper.
  4. ^ Airfield data for Chios Island National Airport Archived 6 April 2009 at the Wayback Machine at Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority
  5. ^ Chios National Airport, "Omiros" Archived 7 December 2008 at the Wayback Machine at Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority
  6. ^ "Chios Airport - GTP".
  7. ^ a b "Aegean Airlines / Olympic Air NW23 Domestic Operation Changes". Aeroroutes. Retrieved 3 August 2023.

External links[edit]