Ioannina National Airport

Coordinates: 39°41′47″N 20°49′21″E / 39.69639°N 20.82250°E / 39.69639; 20.82250
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Ioannina National Airport
"King Pyrrhus"

Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Ιωαννίνων
"Βασιλεύς Πύρρος"
Summary
Airport typeInternational
OwnerGreek State
OperatorHCAA
ServesIoannina
LocationIoannina
Opened1932
Elevation AMSL1,558 ft / 475 m
Coordinates39°41′47″N 20°49′21″E / 39.69639°N 20.82250°E / 39.69639; 20.82250
Websiteioanninaairport.eu
Map
IOA is located in Greece
IOA
IOA
Location of airport in Greece
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 7,881 2,402 Asphalt
Statistics (2019)
Passengers134,011
Passenger traffic changeIncrease 23%
Aircraft movements2,122
Aircraft movements changeIncrease 12.7%
Statistics[1]

Ioannina Νational Airport (Greek: Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Ιωαννίνων) (IATA: IOA, ICAO: LGIO) is an airport located four kilometers from the city center of Ioannina, Greece. Its full name is Ioannina Νational Airport – King Pyrrhus (Βασιλεύς Πύρρος).[2]

Old Terminal

History[edit]

Ioannina airport was established in 1932. The original 450m² terminal building was built in 1953 and then expanded to double the area in 1953 and by a further 600m² in 1993. The airport was named "King Pyrros" in 2007. Constructions of the new control tower and taxiway were completed in 2017.

On 11 July 2019 the new airport terminal was completed and commissioned. It includes a new departure and arrival hall and a waiting area for passengers as well as a restaurant and Duty-free area.

Airport facilities[edit]

The Runway has a length of 2.400 and a width 45 meters with three taxiways and a 43m2 apron. The firefighting capability is Category 6 (VI). The terminal has an area of 5,290m2.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

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

AirlinesDestinations
Aegean Airlines Athens
Seasonal: Tel Aviv[3]
Atlantic Airways Seasonal charter: Billund[4]
Scandinavian Airlines Seasonal charter: Gothenburg,[5] Stockholm-Arlanda[5]

Traffic statistics[edit]

Annual passenger traffic at IOA airport. See Wikidata query.
Annual passenger traffic
Year Flights
total
Domestic
passengers
International
passengers
Total
passengers
% Annual
change total
1994 1,648 79,844 218 80,062 Steady
1995 1,935 95,994 114 96,108 Increase20.0%
1996 2,101 110,165 775 110,940 Increase15.4%
1997 1,946 108,745 48 108,793 Decrease1.90%
1998 1,975 107,410 4 107,414 Decrease1.30%
1999 2,198 119,196 227 119,423 Increase11.2%
2000 3,492 175,240 611 175,851 Increase47.3%
2001 3,352 146,888 74 146,962 Decrease16.4%
2002 2,981 125,894 0 125,894 Decrease14.3%
2003 2,757 135,206 402 135,608 Increase7.70%
2004 2,936 145,602 445 146,047 Increase7.70%
2005 2,618 128,100 1,298 129,398 Decrease11.4%
2006 2,172 125,731 508 126,239 Decrease2.40%
2007 2,308 138,104 2,770 140,874 Increase11.6%
2008 2,186 129,939 973 130.912 Decrease7.10%
2009 2,428 137,253 729 137,982 Increase5.40%
2010 2,190 119,329 695 120,024 Decrease13.3%
2011 1,620 88,271 326 88,597 Decrease26.2%
2012 1,364 70,937 254 71,191 Decrease19.6%
2013 1,180 64,479 10 64,489 Decrease9.40%
2014 1,198 79,389 6 79,395 Increase23.1%
2015 1,338 86,515 8 86,523 Increase9.00%
2016 1,426 97,105 17 97,122 Increase12.2%
2017 1,394 89,858 6,492 95,585 Decrease1.00%
2018 1,598 89,096 19,836 108,932 Increase 14.9%
2019 2,146 104,109 26,235 130,344 Increase 23.0%
2020 908 36,856 5 36,861 Decrease 71.5%
2021* 1,062 43,580 13,135 56,715 Increase 64.9%
2022** 1,477 53,255 20,610 73,865 Increase 76.7%
2023*** 1,284 53,771 16,638 70,409 Increase 14.1%
  • Oct 2021 not included
    • Jan–Sep 2022
      • Jan–Aug 2023

[6][7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IOANNINA AIRPORT "KING PYRROS"". ypa.gr. Retrieved 24 January 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Υπηρεσία Πολιτικής Αεροπορίας – Αερολιμένες – Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Ιωαννίνων "Βασιλεύς Πύρρος" (ΚΑΙΩΠ)".
  3. ^ "Η AEGEAN…δίνει φτερά! Συνδέει απευθείας τα Ιωάννινα με το Τελ Αβίβ • EpirusPost • Ειδήσεις, Ιωάννινα, Άρτα, Πρέβεζα, Θεσπρωτία". 24 October 2022.
  4. ^ "Flight Billund". apollorejser.dk.
  5. ^ a b "Flight". apollo.se.
  6. ^ "Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority – Our Airports – Ioannina Airport "King Pyrros"".
  7. ^ "Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority – Statistics".

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