Athens International Airport
Athens International Airport lies 25 kilometers southeastern of Athens in the Attica region of Greece. The code of the primary airport in Greece is ATH.
The airport was inaugurated to replace former Ellinikon Airport in 2001. It was named in respect of prominent Prime Minister of Greece Eleftherios Venizeloslies who greatly contributed to development of country’s air forces.
Nearly 60 air carriers bringing passengers from Europe, Asia, Africa, Middle East and America serve Athens International Airport. The flag airline Aegean Airlines operates daily flights to Milan, Vienna, Barcelona, London and others European cities.
The airport has two terminals connected by foot-walk tunnel and stand for taxi to Athens International Airport. Two runaways 4 and 3.8km long accordingly are suitable for landing the biggest aircraft on the globe A380. The parking area for cheap taxi boasts capacity of 7000 car places. There are a lot of various restaurants inside such as McDonalds, Jacobs café, Heineken bar and so on. Passengers are offered to book Airport taxi Athens International Airport, have a rest at nearby hotels Golden Sun Hotel, Poseidon Hotel, Emmantina Hotel and others reachable by Airport taxi Athens International Airport.
There is no problem with public transportation to and from airport. Public buses are running 24 hours a day; the ride lasts around 1 hour and costs €5. Metro line 3 links the airport with Athens center (45 minutes). Official taxi from Athens International Airport are waiting for passengers outside the Main terminal. The taxi Athens International Airport ride takes 40-60 minutes depending on traffic, taxi service costs €40.