Karpathos Island National Airport

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Karpathos Island National Airport
Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Καρπάθου
AOKsideview.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator HCAA
Location Karpathos, Greece
Elevation AMSL 66 ft / 20 m
Coordinates 35°25′14″N 027°08′48″E / 35.42056°N 27.14667°E / 35.42056; 27.14667Coordinates: 35°25′14″N 027°08′48″E / 35.42056°N 27.14667°E / 35.42056; 27.14667
Map
AOK is located in Greece
AOK
AOK
Location of airport in Greece
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 7,871 2,399 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Passengers 222,805
Passenger traffic change Increase 9.5%
Aircraft movements 4,162
Aircraft movements change Increase 5.0%
Sources:HCAA[1]

Karpathos Island National Airport[2][3] (IATA: AOK, ICAO: LGKP) is an airport in the island of Karpathos, Greece. The airport first operated in 1970 and it had very limited facilities (a small building of only 500 m2). Today its buildings cover an area of 12,500 m2[4]. The current airport facilities were constructed between 2005-2009, the inauguration of the new airport terminal took place on 25 July 2009. A bus route connects directly Karpathos Airport and the capital of the island Pigadia[5]. Taxis are also available at the designated Taxi waiting area.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
AlbaStarSeasonal: Bergamo, Bologna, Milan-Malpensa
Astra Airlines Seasonal: Thessaloniki
Seasonal charter: Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion[6]
Austrian Airlines Seasonal: Vienna, Linz
Aviolet Seasonal charter: Belgrade[7]
Blu-express Seasonal: Milan-Bergamo
EurowingsSeasonal: Cologne/Bonn
Germania Seasonal: Düsseldorf, Munich
Neos Seasonal charter: Bologna, Bergamo, Milan-Malpensa, Verona
Novair Seasonal charter: Gothenburg, Stockholm-Arlanda[8]
Olympic Air Athens, Kasos, Rhodes, Sitia
Scandinavian Airlines Seasonal charter: Copenhagen, Oslo-Gardermoen,[9] Trondheim[10]
Sky Express Athens
SmartWings[11]Seasonal: Prague[12]
Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia Seasonal charter: Oslo-Gardermoen
TransaviaSeasonal charter: Amsterdam
Travel Service PolskaSeasonal: Budapest
TUI fly NetherlandsSeasonal: Amsterdam
Volotea Seasonal: Venice[13]
Vueling Seasonal: Rome-Fiumicino

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KARPATHOS AIRPORT". ypa.gr. Retrieved 10 June 2016. 
  2. ^ [1] Information and photos about Karpathos Airport
  3. ^ [2] Karpathos airport (in Greek)
  4. ^ [3] INTRAKAT Construction Group website, Expansion of terminal building, single level plus basement at the public airport of Karpathos, 12.500 sq.m
  5. ^ https://karpathosbus.wordpress.com/schedule/
  6. ^ http://www.iaa.gov.il/en-us/airports/bengurion/pages/onlineflights.aspx#
  7. ^ http://www.exyuaviation.com/p/aviolet-outlines-summer-operations.html
  8. ^ http://www.novair.net/EN/destinations/summer/Pages/summer.aspx
  9. ^ http://www.osl.no/en/osl/flighttimetables
  10. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 February 2012. Retrieved 17 February 2012. 
  11. ^ "SmartWings Contact". smartwings.com. 
  12. ^ "SmartWings Flight schedule". smartwings.com. 
  13. ^ http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/275033/volotea-s18-new-routes-as-of-29sep17/

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