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Heraklion Airport Code HER

Airport Codes

IATA CODE HER
ICAO CODE LGIR
FAA CODE N/A
WORLD AREA CODE 433
COUNTRY CODE GRC
ZIP CODE 71601
IATA METROPOLITAN CODE HER

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 35°20'22"N / 25°10'49"E

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Weather Observations

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 (her airport 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 airport Greece) is a joint-use airport. Its full name is Heraklion International Airport (HER airport Greece) “Nikos Kazantzakis”. Nikos Kazantzakis was a famous Greek writer. 

Heraklion Airport (HER airport Greece) is the busiest airport in Crete with passenger traffic of nearly 8 million every year. 

Heraklion Airport (HER) Runways

Heraklion Airport (Heraklion Airport Code – 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 airport). 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 
  • Aeroflot
  • Air France
  • Air Moldova
  • Air Serbia
  • airBaltic
  • Alitalia 
  • Animawings
  • Arkia
  • ASL Airlines France
  • Austrian Airlines 
  • Azur Air
  • Bees Airlines

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
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

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