Athens International Airport — The Athens International Airport opened in 2001 is the main hub for Olympic Airlines and Aegean Airlines and is named after Elefthérios Venizélos.
This airport is the largest European gateway airport to the Middle East. It has two terminals: the Main Terminal, and the Satellite Terminal accessible by a foot-tunnel from the Main Terminal.
Major airlines serving Athens International Airport are Aer Lingus, Air Transat, British Airways, Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, easyJet and US Airways.
Flights arrive and depart to popular destinations across Europe throughout the day, with long-haul services and flights opening up Greece for international travellers. Reliable free shuttle transport and taxi services provide convenient travel to hotels and destinations around Athens.
Location — The airport is located 33km (20 miles) southeast of central Athens hotels.
Time zone — GMT + 2 (GMT + 3 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October)
Driving Directions : The airport is accessible via Attiki Odos, the Athens ring road.
Address — Administration Building 17, 19019 Spata, Athens, Greece
Airport Code — ATH
Country Code — 30
Car Hire — Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, National/Alamo and Sixt are all represented. They are located in Arrivals in the Main Terminal.
Public Transport — #Rail : The airport is linked to Athens Central Railway Station (Larissis) and the cruise and ferry port of Piraeus by the Suburban Rail system. Metro services also operate between the airport and the city. Detailed service information is available from the Athens Urban Transport Organisation
— #Bus : Several bus routes connect the airport with Athens and Piraeus daily, 24 hours. Some connect with the metro. Two KTEL express services run between the airport and Markopoulo and Rafina. KTEL services also run to Lavrio, Kalyvia and Keratea; coaches depart from the Arrivals level of the Main Terminal, near door 5.
— #Taxi: Taxis leave from outside the Arrivals level of the Main Terminal Building.