Zakynthos International Airport

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Zakynthos International Airport, "Dionysios Solomos"
Zakynthos Airport, New Terminal, Greece 02.jpg


ZTH is located in Greece
Location of airport in Greece
Airport type Public
Location Zakynthos
Elevation AMSL 15 ft / 5 m
Coordinates 37°45′03″N 20°53′03″E / 37.75083°N 20.88417°E / 37.75083; 20.88417Coordinates: 37°45′03″N 20°53′03″E / 37.75083°N 20.88417°E / 37.75083; 20.88417
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 7,310 2,228 Asphalt
Statistics (2014)
Total passengers 1,188,112

Zakynthos International Airport, "Dionysios Solomos" (IATA: ZTHICAO: LGZA) is an airport in Zakynthos, Greece. The airport is located close to the town of Kalamaki. Planes are not permitted to land or depart from 12 AM to 4 AM. This is due to the endangered loggerhead turtles or "caretta caretta" which lay their eggs on the beaches at night. The Greek authorities can and have permitted planes to take off or land at night, but this is very rare. The airport opened in 1972.[1]

The airport is 4.3 km from Zante and other seaside tourist destinations such as Lagana, Tsilivi and Kalamaki. The main approach into the airport is Runway 34, meaning aircraft have to fly over Lagana bay and make a 180-degree turn, before flying over sunbathing tourists on the busy Kalamaki beach.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Adria Airways Seasonal charter: Ljubljana, Maribor
Aegean Airlines Seasonal charter: Bucharest, Budapest, Cluj-Napoca,[2] Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion,[3] Timisoara
operated by Rossiya
Seasonal: Saint Petersburg
Air Vallée Seasonal: Brindisi
Air Berlin Seasonal: Düsseldorf, Munich, Zürich
Arkefly Seasonal: Amsterdam
Astra Airlines Seasonal: Thessaloniki
Austrian Airlines Seasonal: Graz, Linz, Salzburg, Vienna
operated by Air Serbia
Seasonal charter: Belgrade
Belavia Seasonal: Minsk-National[4]
Blue Air Seasonal: Iași
operated by Blue Panorama Airlines
Seasonal: Bergamo,[5] Bologna,[6] Rome-Fiumicino
Condor Seasonal: Manchester
Corendon Dutch Airlines Seasonal: Amsterdam
easyJet Seasonal: Bristol,[7] London-Gatwick, Liverpool,[8] Milan-Malpensa, Rome-Fiumicino[9]
El Al
operated by Sun d'Or
Seasonal charter: Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion[10]
Ellinair Seasonal: Saint Petersburg, Thessaloniki
Finnair Seasonal charter: Helsinki
Germania Seasonal: Hamburg,[11][12] London-Gatwick
Helvetic Airways Seasonal: Bern[13]
operated by Germania Flug
Seasonal: Zürich
Israir Seasonal charter: Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion[10] Seasonal: Belfast-International, East Midlands, Edinburgh (begins 31 May 2016),[14] Glasgow, Leeds/Bradford, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne
Jetairfly Seasonal: Brussels
Mistral Air Seasonal: Bari, Naples, Palermo, Rome-Fiumicino, Verona
Monarch Airlines Seasonal: London-Luton
Niki Seasonal: Vienna
Novair Seasonal charter: Gothenburg-Landvetter, Oslo-Gardermoen, Stockholm-Arlanda
NordStar Seasonal charter: Moscow-Domodedovo[15]
Olympic Air Athens (PSO)[16]
Orenair Seasonal: Moscow-Domodedovo, Saint Petersburg
Ryanair Seasonal: Charleroi
Scandinavian Airlines Seasonal: Copenhagen
Sky Express Cephalonia (PSO),[16] Corfu (PSO),[16] Kythira (PSO),[16] Preveza (PSO)[16]
operated by Travel Service Airlines[17][18]
Seasonal: Budapest,[19] Brno, Ostrava, Prague
Swiss International Air Lines Seasonal: Geneva
Thomas Cook Airlines Seasonal: Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, East Midlands, Glasgow, London-Gatwick, London-Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne
Thomson Airways Seasonal: Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Doncaster/Sheffield, Dublin, East Midlands, London-Gatwick, London-Luton, London-Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne
Transavia Seasonal: Amsterdam
Volotea Seasonal: Venice[20]
Vueling Seasonal: Rome-Fiumicino
Wizz Air Seasonal: Budapest


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  2. ^ "CHARTER FLIGHTS". Retrieved 29 May 2015. 
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  4. ^ "Πρόγραμμα πτήσεων". Retrieved 9 May 2015. 
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  6. ^ Blu-express open seasonal routes from Bologna to Greece
  7. ^ "New routes for summer 2015". Easyjet. 
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  9. ^ "New and dropped routes". Easyjet. 
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  11. ^ "Germania Planned New S15 Routes as of 19NOV14". Airline Route. Retrieved 19 November 2014. 
  12. ^ "Germania Flight Schedule / 30.12.2014 - 01.11.2015" (PDF). Germania. 
  13. ^ "FLIGHT PLAN FROM ZAKYNTHOS". Retrieved 15 March 2014. 
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  16. ^ a b c d e "ΠΑΡΟΧΗ ΔΗΜΟΣΙΑΣ ΥΠΗΡΕΣΙΑΣ (ΑΓΟΝΕΣ ΓΡΑΜΜΕΣ)". Retrieved 6 April 2015. 
  17. ^ "SmartWings Contact". 
  18. ^ "SmartWings Flight schedule". 
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