Kotroni Airport

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Kotroni Airport / Naval Helicopter Base Kotroni
Βάση Ελικοπτέρων (ΒΕΝ/ΝΟΚ) Κοτρόνι
Kotroni Airport is located in Greece
Kotroni Airport
Kotroni Airport
Location in Greece
Summary
Airport typeMilitary
OwnerHellenic Navy
OperatorHellenic Navy
LocationKotroni, Marathonas, Attica
Elevation AMSL682 ft / 207 m
Coordinates38°08′15.71″N 23°57′05.51″E / 38.1376972°N 23.9515306°E / 38.1376972; 23.9515306Coordinates: 38°08′15.71″N 23°57′05.51″E / 38.1376972°N 23.9515306°E / 38.1376972; 23.9515306
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
03/21 1,005 307 Asphalt
12/30 1,938 590 Asphalt

Kotroni Airport (ICAO: LGKN) is a small airport situated northwest of Marathonas, Greece. It has one of the smallest runways in the world. Both runways are mostly used by helicopters because Kotroni is normally a base for the Hellenic Navy Helicopter Command. To indicate that helicopters land at the site, the airport has helipad signs on the surface of the runways. It also contains 4 helipads, which are on the runway and 16 helicopters' parking positions.

The terrain around Kotroni Airport is hilly to the north west, but to the southeast it is flat. A bay of the sea is near Kotroni Airport to the southeast. The highest point nearby is Mount Pentelicus, 1,109 meters above sea level, 8.7 km southwest of Kotroni Airport. Closest major community is Acharnes, 19.9 km west of Kotroni Airport. In the area around Kotroni Airport there are unusually many named peninsulas, islands and bays. The climate in the area is temperate. Average annual temperature in the neighborhood is 18° C . The warmest month is August, when the average temperature is 28° C, and the coldest is January, at 8° C. Average annual average is 812 millimeters. The rainy month is December, with an average of 154 mm rainfall, and the driest is July, with 13 mm rainfall.

Kotroni Airport
Climate chart (explanation)
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