HER Airport

Crete Heraklion

HER Airport
Crete Heraklion
Airport-Heraklion Nikos Kazantzakis, known as Heraklion International Airport, is the main airport of the island of Crete and the busiest in Greece. It serves the city of Heraklion City Greek (Iráklion in Greek), Agios Nikolaos, Malia, Hersonissos and Stalis Elounda.
It is named after Nikos Kazantzakis Heraklion, greek writer and poet. The airport was opened in 1939. During the second world war it was closed and reopened in 1946. Between 1968 and 1971, the runway was lengthened to reach 2,680 meters. In 1972 was inaugurated the recent airport with a new terminal and services. Between 1996 and 2005 was further increased the space of the terminal. 

Management company: H.C.A.A. (Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority)
Address: 71601 Heraklion - (Greece)
Telephone no.: +30 2810 - 397800 
Website: www.heraklion-airport.gr

Country code: GR
Text by Alisè Vitri
Avion Tourism Magazine
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Transportation to/from the Crete airport
For the transportation of the passengers from/to the airport are available buses 24 hours base all year round.

From the city of Heraklion (Crete Island) drive on street Leof. Ikarou for 3 Km to reach the airport. Travel time: about 7 minutes.

For the transportation of the passengers from/to the airport are available Taxies, 24 hours base all year round.

Car hire
Car rental services are offered by the following companies at Creta Heraklion Airport: Avis, Budget, Eurodollar, Europcar, Holidary Auto, Hertz Autohellas, Tourent, National and Sixt.
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