Santorini Airport

Santorini Airport is an airport located near the villages of Kamari and Monolithos, about 7 km from Fira.

Santorini airport, one of the largest of the Cyclades Islands, was built in 1972 by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) and in 1975 it was expanded by the Greek Air Force, further expansions took place in the late nineties and in 2003. Today the plant operates from both civil and military airports, housing the 134th Combat Group and its infrastructure, including some shelters.

The facility can handle up to 6 civil flights simultaneously and the control tower (frequency 118.05) also coordinates the approach and departure operations. The main terminal is small and houses a small duty-free shop and two refreshment points; for connections with other cities it is possible to use the cab, car rental or public bus service, which connects it to the city of Thira and from which it is possible to reach the other locations.

Scheduled traffic is managed by Olympic Air and Aegean Airlines, although during the summer period many charter flights are also organized by other airlines.

JTR Airport have two runways, asphalt and parallel: the taxiway 16R/34L, closer to the terminal, and the runway 16L/34R; both are 2125 meters long, although the 34R has a take-off distance of 2491 meters.The airport can be used by Boeing 757 and 737, Airbus A320, Avro RJ, Fokker 70 and ATR 72.

The best way for local transportation is by using Santorini Airport Taxi