Mytilene International Airport

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Mytilene International Airport
Odysseas Elytis
Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Μυτιλήνης "Οδυσσέας Ελύτης"
Mytilini airport.jpg


MJT is located in Greece
Location of airport in Greece
Location Mytilene, Greece
Elevation AMSL 60 ft / 18 m
Coordinates 39°03′24″N 026°35′54″E / 39.05667°N 26.59833°E / 39.05667; 26.59833Coordinates: 39°03′24″N 026°35′54″E / 39.05667°N 26.59833°E / 39.05667; 26.59833
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 7,894 2,406 Asphalt
Statistics (2003)
Domestic arrivals 141,963
Domestic departures 146,797
International arrivals 77,903
International departures 78,735
Source: World Aero Data [1] [1]

Mytilene International Airport (also known as Odysseas Elytis) (IATA: MJTICAO: LGMT) is an airport in Mytilene, on Lesbos Island, Greece. The airport has one small terminal that services both International and Domestic flights. The airport is 8 kilometres from Mytilene. It was established in 1948 with an unpaved runway of 1200 meters long and 30 meters wide. Over the years the runway was paved and in 2000 the latest runway extension to 2400 meters was made. The airport has a duty-free shop, café-bar and two car rental agencies.[2] On the northern apron the Mitilini Airclub has a little area which has been appointed by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.[3]

The airport began to operate in 1948 however it was 1980 before the first charter flight landed. [4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aegean Airlines Thessaloniki (ends 13 January 2016)
Seasonal: Munich
Air Berlin Seasonal: Düsseldorf, Munich
Air Serbia under the Aviolet brand Seasonal charter: Belgrade
Astra Airlines Athens , Thessaloniki [5][6]
Austrian Airlines Seasonal: Vienna
Corendon Dutch Airlines Seasonal: Amsterdam
Finnair Seasonal: Helsinki (begins 1 June 2016)[7]
Minoan Air Seasonal: Heraklion
Niki Seasonal: Vienna
Olympic Air
operated by Aegean Airlines
Athens, Thessaloniki (begins 15 January 2016)
Sky Express Chios (PSO), Lemnos (PSO), Rhodes (PSO), Samos (PSO)
Seasonal: Heraklion
operated by Travel Service Airlines[8]
Summer seasonal: Prague[9]
Thomas Cook Airlines Seasonal charter: Birmingham, London-Gatwick, Manchester[10]
Transavia Seasonal: Amsterdam
Travel Service Airlines Seasonal charter: Brno,[11] Ostrava,[11][12] Prague[11]
Volotea Seasonal: Athens (begins 27 May 2016)
Vueling Seasonal: Rome-Fiumicino


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  2. ^ "MYTILINI AIRPORT "OD.ELYTIS"". Retrieved 17 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "Αερολέσχη Μυτιλήνης". Retrieved 17 March 2015. 
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  5. ^ "New flights from Thessaloniki and Athens!". Retrieved 8 May 2015. 
  6. ^ "Astra Airlines". Retrieved 8 May 2015. 
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  8. ^ "SmartWings Contact". 
  9. ^ "SmartWings Flight schedule". 
  10. ^ "Charter Flight Timetables". Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  11. ^ a b c "Brenna – Ostrov Lesbos: Letový řád". Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  12. ^ "Ostrava Airport". Retrieved 10 February 2013.