Santorini National Airport (Thira) is an airport serving Santorini/Thira, Greece (IATA code: JTR – ICAO code: LGSR), located north of the village of Kamari. Santorini airport is both a civilian airport and a military airbase. It has a small tarmac and can accommodate up to 6 aircraft simultaneously.
The city of Kamari and the airport of Santorini in the background
Its activity began in 1972.
Santorini is one of the few islands of the Cyclades to have an international airport. It is located 6 kilometers southeast of the town of Thira. The asphalt runway is oriented 16L-34R and is 2,125 m long. The tarmac, which runs parallel to the runway, can accommodate Boeing 757s, Boeing 737s, Airbus A320s, Avro RJs, Fokker 70s, and ATR 72s. The airport operates scheduled flights to Athens throughout the year, and numerous charter flights throughout the summer. In 2014 the airport welcomed 1,179,653 passengers, 31.3% more than the previous year.
In 2015, Fraport (from Frankfurt Airport, operator of Frankfurt am Main airport), in association with the Greek operator Colezopoulos, announced the signing of a concession agreement for a period of forty years for the management of fourteen airports in Greece; Santorini airport is part of this agreement, as well as those of Aktion, Chania, Corfu, Kavala, Kefalonia, Kos, Mytilene, Mykonos, Rhodes, Samos, Skiathos, Thessaloniki and Zakynthos.
Telephone center: Phone no.: + 30 22860-28402
Activations: + 30 22860- 28404
Airport manager: D.Gakis
Phone no: +30 22860-28402, + 30 22860- 31538
Mob.: +30 6979104267, +30 6973828595
a. Airport operation office
Phone no: + 30 22860-28402
Mob.: + 30 6944311136 Home: + 30 22860- 31536
24hours operation | Phone no:+30 22860-28402
Phone no: + 30 22860- 28413
Fax:+ 30 22860-33349
24 hours operation | Phone no:+30 22860- 28402
c. Airport security office
Phone :+ 30 22860- 28439
d. Airport air traffic office
Phone no.: + 30 22860- 28404
e. Airport Telecommunications office
Phone no.: + 30 22860- 33349
Fax: + 30 22860- 33349
f. Airport electronics office
Phone no.:+30 22860-22659
12 HOURS FULLY STAFF FROM AIR FORCE 134 SM
Phone no: +30 22860 34514, 35656-35661-35674-30470
call center air force: +30 22860 -30470
Police Station: +30 22860 22659
The airport is located 6km far from city of Fira, in the area Monolithos and operates since 1976.
Its plants cover 4.000 square meters of surface.
Latitude: 36o23′ 57″ North
Longitude: 25o28′ 45″ East
Passenger terminal: 1
Fire fighting station:1
Aerodrome fire protection category: 7
Aircraft parking positions: 4
General Aviation aircraft parking positions.