|WORLD AREA CODE||433|
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE||HER|
LAT / LON 35°20'22"N / 25°10'49"E
Station ID: LGIR
Observation Time: 04/06/2021 4:25 pm
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About Heraklion Airport Code
Heraklion Airport Code is HER. This airport derives its IATA code from Heraklion city of Greece where it is primarily based. Its elevation above sea level is 35 meters.
About Heraklion Airport (HER)
Heraklion Airport (HER) is a joint-use airport. Its full name is Heraklion International Airport (HER) “Nikos Kazantzakis”. Nikos Kazantzakis was a famous Greek writer.
Heraklion Airport (HER) is the busiest airport in Crete with passenger traffic of nearly 8 million every year.
Heraklion Airport (HER) Runways
Heraklion Airport (HER) is serviced by two world-class runways:
09/27 2,714 m asphalt
12/30 1,566 m asphalt
These runways handle 52,294 aircraft movements annually.
Heraklion Airport (HER) Terminals
There is only one terminal at Heraklion Airport (HER). This facility features duty-free shops, jet bridges, boarding gates, free wi-fi, ATMs, and Pharmacy among other amenities.
Nearest Airports to Heraklion Airport (HER)
- Sitia Airport (85km)
- Crete Chania Airport (96km)
- Santorini (Thira) Airport (121km)
- Kasos Island Airport (157km)
- Milos Airport (163km)
Major Airlines Operating from Heraklion Airport (HER)
- Aegean Airlines
- Air France
- Air Moldova
- Air Serbia
- ASL Airlines France
- Austrian Airlines
- Azur Air
- Bees Airlines
|09-27||8,800 ft||148 ft||Asphalt||Yes|
|12-30||5,138 ft||164 ft||Asphalt||No|
|18-36||2,559 ft||131 ft||Asphalt||No|
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.
Can I use the Wi-Fi facility at the airport?Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
What facilities are available at the airport for me?The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
Which department should I get in touch with at the airport to report the loss of articles?You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
Do I need to carry something to claim the lost property?Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
Can I avail medical facilities at the airport?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.
Who should I contact if my baggage is missing at the destination airport?Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
Can I carry medicines to the airport?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.
Who should I contact if I found any unattended item at the airport?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.