Kithira Island National Airport

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Kythira National Airport "Alexandros Aristotelous Onassis"
Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Κυθήρων " Αλέξανδρος Αριστοτέλους Ωνάσης"


KIT is located in Greece
Location of airport in Greece
Airport type Public
Operator Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority
Serves Kithira
Location Kithira
Elevation AMSL 1,045 ft / 319 m
Coordinates 36°16′27.33″N 23°01′01.12″E / 36.2742583°N 23.0169778°E / 36.2742583; 23.0169778Coordinates: 36°16′27.33″N 23°01′01.12″E / 36.2742583°N 23.0169778°E / 36.2742583; 23.0169778
Direction Length Surface
ft m
02/20 4,794 1,461 Asphalt
Statistics (2003)
Arrivals 8,877
Departures 9,929
Cargo (tonnes) 33
Flights 576

Kithira Island National Airport is an airport in Kithira, Greece (IATA: KITICAO: LGKC). The airport was renovated in 1998 and the terminal and control tower were rebuilt. Olympic Air operates scheduled flights to Athens several times a week, while charter flights are common in the summer. Sky Express, a domestic Greek Airline offers three flights per week to Corfu, via Zakynthos, Kefalonia and Preveza. Travel to Kythira by airplane is considered the most reliable method of transportation to the island since it is less affected by the strong winds that prevent ferry boat transit. The airport opened in 1972.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Astra Airlines Seasonal: Thessaloniki
Danish Air Transport Seasonal charter: Billund
Aegean Airlines Athens
Sky Express Zakynthos Seasonal charter: Amsterdam


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