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Athens International Airport Code ATH

Airport Codes

ZIP CODE 19004

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 37°56'11"N / 23°56'40"E


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Station ID: LGAV
Observation Time: 02/06/2021 11:03 am

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About Athens International Airport Code

Athens International Airport code is ATH. This airport derives its IATA code from the capital of Greece, Athens where it is based. The elevation of the airport is 94 meters above sea level. 

About Athens International Airport (ATH)

Athens International Airport (ATH) commenced commercial operations in 2001. Aegean Airlines operates from this facility and other Greek low-cost carriers as well. 

Athens International Airport (ATH) is one of the busiest airports in Europe with passenger traffic of over 8 million. 

Athens International Airport (ATH) Runways

There are two runways at the airport: 

03R/21L 4,000 m asphalt 

03L/21R 3,800 m asphalt 

These runways handle 112,415 aircraft movements annually. 

Athens International Airport (ATH) Terminal

Athens International Airport (ATH) features two terminals: Main Terminal and Satellite Terminal. 

Main Terminal 

This facility is primarily used by all intra-Schengen flights. There are three levels at the terminal–for arrivals, departures, and the third level has a food court.

Satellite Terminal 

This facility is equipped with two levels for departures and arrivals. 

Nearest Airports to Athens International Airport (ATH)

  • Mykonos Island National Airport 159 km
  • Chios Island National Airport 198 km
  • Kalamata International Airport 264 km
  • Mytilene International  Airport 264 km
  • Araxos Airport 283 km
  • Nea  Anchialos National Airport 322 km

Major Airlines Operating from Athens International Airport (ATH)

  • Aegean Airlines 
  • Aer Lingus
  • Aeroflot
  • airBaltic
  • Air Canada
  • Air Europa
  • Air France
  • Air Serbia
  • Air Transat
  • Alitalia
  • American Airlines 
  • Arkia
  • Asiana Airlines 
  • Austrian Airlines
  • Blue Air
  • Bluebird Airways

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
03R-21L 13,123 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes
03L-21R 12,467 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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