Santorini Thira National (JTR) Airport

Santorini Thira National JTR Airport Overview

Santorini Thira National Airport JTR - also known as 'Thira Airport' - serves the Greek island of Santorini (part of the Cyclades Islands situated in the Aegean Sea), and known for its white-washed traditional houses of its villages situated on top of 300 meter cliffs, with a panoramic view of the volcano submerged below. Santorini's black sandy beaches, its archeological sites and its spectacular sundowns draw thousands of visitors each year.

JTR Airport is located north of the village of Kamari, next to the Monolithos area, and 6 km southeast of Fira, the capital of the island of Santorini.

With about 1M  passengers a year, Santorini Airport is served by domestic airlines within Greece, and by European charters. However, do to short runway restrictions,  the airport can only serve six airplanes simultaneously.  (Since Olympic Air & Aegean Airlines merged, there is still no new airline name).

NOTE:  Between June 1 & September 30 the Airport is open 24/7.

The small passenger terminal at Santorini Thira Airport has an area for light refreshments/bars, a duty-free shop, a jewelry shop, an ATM machine, travel agents, an information desk tel. (+30 22860 28400), and rental car desks. For VIP services call +30 22860-2843.  
For Customs call +30 22860-28420; /fax 22230; For Police call +30 22860-28451

NOTE:  Many of Greece's airports had no official operator in recent years.  However, Fraport & the Copelouzos unit Slentel won the bidding and will operate (starting first Q 2015) 14 GREEK APs: The Greek airports include Thessaloniki, Aktion, Kavala, Chania (Crete), Cephalonia, Corfu, Kos, Mitilini, Mykonos, Rhodes, Samos, Santorini, Skiathos, and Zakynthos - paving the way to modernization.

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