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Athens Airport

Athens airport is considered to be one of the busiest and well constructed airports in Greece which serve as a gateway for several national and international flights. It facilitates people in various ways. The airport commenced its operations on March 2001 and now it serves almost 14 million customers every year. Athens airport is situated almost 20 km away from the central city and it is named after the famous political figure of Greece. There are two major terminals. One of them is satellite terminal and the other one is the main terminal.

There are several facilities provided by the airport administration to its customers. These facilities range from shopping and the availability of internet for the customers. People can enjoy their spare time by going to the online venders and wide range of banks and financial institutes which are available and if a person requires immediate transfer or exchange of financial instruments, people can avail their services. In addition to this, a business center is also developed for catering the business needs of executives of the firm. There are several meeting and conference rooms which are fully equipped with latest equipments and technological gadgets. The people interested in services can call to the customer support officers and gain all the relevant information.

There are some agencies which are evaluating the performance of all the major airports. In addition to this, the length of the runways and other terminal facts are also provided which facilitate the people in accessing and reaching Athens airport more easily. If a person is aware about the terminal facts, individual can easily complete the transit procedure and utilize the available time effectively. In addition to this, the people can also ensure that they can avoid possible uncertainties.

The main terminal deals with intra Schengen flights. On the other hand, the satellite terminal deals with non Schengen flights. Therefore Athens airport administration can easily manage the flight schedules. People who want the detailed information about the airport and its services can simply log on to the official website and view terminal maps or look through this website which is a comprehensive guide. In addition to this, they can also get information about the car hire companies which are operating and providing instant affordable solutions.

Athens airport has incorporated transportation services along with the services of airport. The people can reserve their seats online by using online mechanisms. In addition to this, they can also avail the transportation facilities. The shuttle bus services facilitate people to reach the airport on time. If somebody is interested in reservations, people can simply utilize online mechanisms or reserve the bus services. In the year 2004, the Airport of the year title was awarded to Athens airport. Passengers can easily access the services by means of bus, railways and other transportation networks.

Athens airport administration specially considers the importance of customers and hence there are several customer care centers which are established for their support and help. In addition to this, people can also provide their feedback online by dropping off their message. People can simply visit the website and find the contact numbers of the officials. In this manner, they can sort out all their queries regarding arrivals, departures and flights etc. In addition to this, they can also inquire about the timings of shuttle bus services.

Airport Information

Official Name:
Eleftherios Venizelos
Time Zone:
GMT +2.0
Latitude (DD):
Longitude (DD):
Latitude (DMS):
37° 56’ 11" N
Longitude (DMS):
23° 56’ 40" E
Passengers (2017):
Official Website:


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