Syros Island National Airport

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Syros National Airport "Demetrius Vikelas"
Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Σύρου "Δημήτριος Βικέλας"
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator HCAA
Serves Syros Island, Greece
Elevation AMSL 236 ft / 72 m
Coordinates 37°25′22″N 024°57′03″E / 37.42278°N 24.95083°E / 37.42278; 24.95083
Map
JSY is located in Greece
JSY
JSY
Location of airport in Greece
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
18/36 1,080 3,542 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Passengers 14,684
Passenger traffic change Decrease 4.8%
Aircraft movements 646
Aircraft movements change Increase 2.5%
Sources:HCAA[1]

Syros Island National Airport (Greek: Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Σύρου)[2] (IATA: JSY, ICAO: LGSO) is an airport serving Syros Island in Greece. It is also known as Syros National Airport "Demetrius Vikelas"[3] (Greek: Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Σύρου "Δημήτριος Βικέλας"[4]), named for Demetrius Vikelas (1835–1908), a Greek businessman and writer born in Ermoupoli on the island of Syros. The airport was opened in 1991. Syros is part of the Cyclades island group in the Aegean Sea, located 78 nautical miles (144 km) southeast of Athens.

Facilities[edit]

The airport is at an elevation of 236 feet (72 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 18/36 with an asphalt surface measuring 1,080 by 30 metres (3,543 ft × 98 ft).

Airlines and scheduled destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Astra Airlines Seasonal: Thessaloniki
Sky Express Athens (PSO)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SYROS AIRPORT "DIMITRIOS VIKELAS"". ypa.gr. Retrieved 10 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "Airfield data for Syros Island National Airport (Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Σύρου)". Greek Airports. Air Traffic Safety Electronic Engineers Association of Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority. Archived from the original on 20 August 2010. Retrieved 11 April 2010. 
  3. ^ "Syros National Airport "Demetrius Vikelas"". Greek Airports. Air Traffic Safety Electronic Engineers Association of Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority. Retrieved 11 April 2010. 
  4. ^ Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Σύρου "Δημήτριος Βικέλας". Greek Airports (in Greek). Air Traffic Safety Electronic Engineers Association of Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority. Archived from the original on 29 March 2010. Retrieved 11 April 2010. 

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