Athens airport map
Athens greece airport map. Athens airport map (Greece) to print. Athens airport map (Greece) to download. A new airport, Athens International Airport is located east of central Athens between the towns of Koropi, Markopoulo, and Loutsa (as its shown in Athens airport map) was completed in 2001. Inaugurated in 2001, Athens Airport - officially called Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport - is the most important airport in Greece with more than 21 million passengers a year.
Athens Airport is one of the most transited airports in Europe and has two terminals connected underground. Athens airport is located 20 kilometers east of the city (as its mentioned in Athens airport map). If you plan to drive to the athens airport, you should know that some signs indicate "Markopoulo - Airport". This is not another airport but the municipality of Markopoulo located southeast of Athens, very close to the airport.
Athens International Airport serves more than 133 destinations across Europe, the Middle East, North America, and domestic destinations in Greece map and its islands. Athens airport received a makeover in 2017 and has experienced continued growth, especially with budget carriers such as Ryanair increasing their presence, making Athens airport a popular airport among travelers headed to Greece or stopping over on their way to somewhere else.
Originally Hellenic International Airport, operating since the 1940s from Athens south coast (see Athens airport map), it moved in March 2001 to Spata, 12 miles east of downtown Athens and renamed itself Athens International Airport El. Venizelos AIA (ATH) – to honor the Greek PM El. Venizelos in the 1930s who contributed to Greek Civil Aviation and the Hellenic Air Force.