Old Paros National Airport
|Paros National Airport
"Panteleou Paros Airport"
Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Πάρου
"Παντελαίειο Αεροδρόμιο Πάρου"
|Elevation AMSL||121 ft / 37 m|
Paros National Airport was an airport in Paros, Greece, in the Cyclades islands region. (IATA:
PAS, ICAO: LGPA). The airport was located in the southwestern part of the island, about 10 kilometers from the port of Parikia. it was replaced by the New Paros Airport on the 25th July 2016.
The airport was opened on October 5, 1982 on land made available by Nikolas Panteleou, hence its secondary name "Panteleou Paros Airport". Operation of the airport began as a municipal airport with a dirt runway and a small building covering 80 square meters. The year 1985 saw the construction of a paved runway. The terminal building was a single story building. In 1987 this building was renovated and an additional floor was added, housing the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority and the MHL (Meteorological Service). In 1989, the airport became a national airport. In 2016, all operations were transferred to the new airport.
Annual passenger throughput - 13-year history
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