Zakynthos /Zante (ZTH) Airport

Zakynthos /Zante ZTH Airport Overview

Zakynthos International Airport ZTH (also referred to as 'Zante' or 'Dionysos Solomos' Airport)  is located in the Laganas area of Zakynthos Island (‘Zante’) in the Ionian Sea on the west Coast of Greece, and is situated close to the town of Kalamaki, and about  6km or 20 minutes from the town of Zakynthos.

With an estimated 1 million passengers a year, the Airport is served by Olympic Airlines with frequent flights to Athens, as well as by other European low-cost airlines and seasonal charters.
NOTE: During the summer season - Thursdays &  Sundays - more than two flight arrivals cause pandemonium at the check-in gates, with long lines at times reaching outside into the hot sun (the terminal itself has air conditioning). 
The new passenger terminal at Zakynthos International Airport is still way too small for the onslaught of tourists arriving in the summer season.  Its Information Services can be contacted by tel. +30 269 502 9500.  For VIP service call +30 26950-29530.
There is a (overpriced) snack bar, 2 bars, a duty-free shop, and a duty-free store available.
Hertz & Europcar rental car agents & travel agencies maintain counters in the arrivals area.
Customs: tel. +30 26950-29516
Police: tel. +30 26950-27252
Passport control: tel. 30 26950-2915 /22358

The taxi rank is in front of the passenger terminal or you can call for a radio taxi at +30 26950 48400 (the fare is about 5 to 6 EUR.).
Many hotels offer shuttle bus services for their guests.
Parking is available across from the passenger terminal.

NOTICE:  The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority is an arm of the Hellenic Republic's Ministry of Infrastructe, Transport & Networks - in charge of all Greek international, national & municipal Airports.  However, reliable source stated that as of first quarter 2015, Fraport & the Copelouzos unit Slentel together operate 14 Greek  airports - including Zakynthos, Thessaloniki, Aktion, Kavala, Chania (Crete), Cephalonia, Corfu, Kos, Mitilini, Mykonos, Rhodes, Samos, Santorini, Skiathos - paving the way to airport modernization.

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