Santorini airport is located in the southeastern part of the island, near Agia Paraskevi. To the south is Kamari and to the north is the village of Monolithos. The airport is located about 5 km from the capital of the island, which is Fira. During the summer, the airport has many international flights and charters from a lot of European airports.
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Santorini Airport, Santorini International Airport with JTR as its IATA code, is a small airport, as is Santorini itself anyway. Santorini Airport is the largest one of the southern Aegean Sea and operates as a military aircraft base.
There are direct flights to Santorini from Athens, Thessaloniki and Heraklion. The flight duration from Athens is about 45 minutes, from Thessaloniki 90 minutes and from Heraklion just 30 minutes. Furthermore, you can fly from Santorini to other Cycladic islands as well, while during summer around 200,000 tourists arrive in Santorini via charter flights from abroad.
Santorini Airport was built in 1972 and its buildings followed the rules of traditional Cycladic architecture. Since then, however, the ever-increasing requirements of increasing traffic (2,254,926 passengers in 2018), lead to the modernization of the small airport.
The terminal building was built in 1989. Santorini airport has, among other services, a duty-free shop, restaurants, cafes and many travel and car rental agencies. During the winter, it mainly serves flights from Athens and Thessaloniki with Olympic and Aegean Airlines.
Santorini Airport quick info
Santorini Airport codes
IATA airport code: JTR
ICAO airport code: LGSR
Airport type: Public
Owner: Greek Government
Operator: Fraport AG Copelouzos Group
Serves: Santorini Island
Postal Address: Santorini (Thira) Airport 84700, Monolithos Santorini (Thira) Island Cyclades, Greece
Telex: 0252103 LGKL GR
ATM machines (Piraeus Bank, Eurobank, Euronet) can be found in the airport area.
FREE unlimited internet access (WiFi) is available in the premises of the terminal.
Santorini Airport Location
Santorini Airport is located in the eastern and central part of the island. It is only 6km away from the capital, Fira.
From the northernmost side of the island, the picturesque settlement of Oia, the airport is about 17 km away, and from the southernmost side, the settlement of Akrotiri, is about 17 km away as well.
- Latitude: 36o23′ 57″ North
- Longitude: 25o28′ 45″ East
There is no left luggage Luggage facility or Storage & Lockers at Santorini international Airport.
- Passenger terminal: 1
- Fire fighting station:1
- Aerodrome fire protection category: 7
- Aircraft parking positions: 4
- General Aviation aircraft parking positions.
Santorini Airport Stores
- Aircanteen (cafe – snack bar)
- Ontime Coffee & More (cafe – snack bar)
- Duty-free shop
- ATMs and WiFi
- Connect Phone (SIM cards & Phone accessories)
- Skyserv Handling Services S.A. Phone no.: +3022860 – 31525, +3022860 – 31666, Fax.: 22860 – 23873
- Swissport Hellas S.A. Phone no.: +3022860 – 27430-1456789, Fax.: +3022860 – 27437
- Goldair Handling S.A. Phone no.: +3022860 – 30966, +3022860 – 30968, Fax.: +3022860 – 30967
- Proton Air & Tourism Services Phone no: +30 22860-30957, Fax: +30 22860-30958
Lost & Found
Tel.: +30 22860 31-525 +30 22860
+30 22860 31666
The airport is served by the KTEL of Santorini and is connected by regular bus services to Fira.
The starting point of the buses is located between the buildings of the arrivals and departures.
Close to the entrance of Santorini Airport there is a bus station with frequent services to Fira, as well as a taxi stand. Of course, in the high season you may have to wait a while for a taxi to come, we recommend you to prebook your taxi.
In the arrivals hall, there are offices of car rental companies, including:Rent a car lions Rental/Sixt, Hertz and Kiss Rental
- Phone No.: +30 22860 28405
- Fax: +30 22860 33349