"Alexandros Aristotelous Onassis"
Kithira Island National Airport "Alexandros Aristotelous Onassis" is in Kithira, Greece. The airport has the IATA code KIT and ICAO code LGKC. Olympic Air operates scheduled flights to Athens weekly.
Kithira Airport is a small airport with basic facilities. The airport has a single terminal building with check-in counters, a departure lounge, and a small café. A small car parking area and a taxi rank are also outside the terminal building.
Systems of Civil Aviation
Kithira Airport has advanced civil aviation systems, including air traffic control and meteorology. In addition, the airport has two aircraft parking positions for B737-sized planes and 2000m2 parking spaces for light aircraft.
Kithira Airport was first opened in the 1970s and underwent significant renovations in 2004 to meet the growing demand for air travel to the island. The airport has undergone several upgrades and renovations to modernize its facilities and enhance the passenger experience.
Owner and Operator
Kithira Airport is owned and operated by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA), a public organization responsible for regulating and supervising civil aviation in Greece. The HCAA is also responsible for developing and managing airports in Greece.
Distance from the Center of Chora
Kithira Airport is approximately 20 kilometers north of Chora, the island's capital. It takes about 25-30 minutes to drive from the center of Chora to the airport.
The fees for using Kithira Airport vary depending on the type of aircraft and the services required. For more information on costs, please contact the airport directly.
Ways to Get to the Airport from the Center of Chora
The most convenient way to get to Kithira Airport from the center of Chora is by taxi, which takes approximately 25-30 minutes and costs around 25-30€.
Alternatively, a bus service runs from the center of Chora to the airport, with a journey time of approximately 30-40 minutes and a cost of around 3-4€.
NATIONAL CIVIL AIRPORT OF KITHIRA
The Airport Police Station (24/7 operation):