The airport was opened in March 2001 to replace the now-closed Athens (Ellinikon) International Airport. The airport is located between the towns of Markopoulo, Koropi, Spata and Loutsa, about 20 km (
Athens Airport (ATH)
Athens Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” Located in the city of Athens in Greece, began operation on 29 March 2001 and is the primary civilian airport that serves the city of Athens and the region of Attica.
It is Greece’s biggest airport and serves as the hub and base of Aegean Airlines and its subsidiary Olympic Air. The airport serves just under 13 million passengers annually and its name honours the Greek statesman Eleftherios Venizelos. As of 2013, Athens International is the 35th busiest airport in Europe.
(23 August 1864 – 18 March 1936) was an eminent Greek leader of Greek national liberation movement
The Main Terminal Building handles the all intra-Schengen flights, as well as several non-Schengen flights. All check-in desks are located in the Main Terminal. It has three separate levels, one for arrivals, one for departures and a food court level complete with a view of the eastern runway.
Hall A: Operate flights to Non-schengen countries and Non-European countries.
Hall B: Operate flights to Intra-schengen countries and Domestic flights.
Statistics (January 2014 – October 2014)
Rather small airport for such a big city as Athens. Once you pass the security there are almost no shops. Just a small stall selling overpriced snacks and soft drinks. But other than that it is ok airport.