JTR Airport


JTR Airport
Santorini Airport is located near the area of Monolithos, about 5 km from the capital of Santorini, Fira. The airport is one of the largest of the Cyclades islands and was built in 1972 by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA). The airport now has a new Terminal with gates for national and international flights, duty free, shops and restaurants.
Fraport Greece is involved in the development of the Santorini airport. The modernization of the airport is characterized by various redevelopments including: expansion of 12,900 m2 and renovation of the existing terminal; reconfiguration of the aircraft parking area; increase in the number of check-in desks; doubling the number of baggage reclaim belts; increase in the number of gates at departures; increase in the number of lanes for security checks; installation of a modern baggage handling system; redevelopment of the existing yard and car park.
Santorini Airport
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Fraport Greece operates 14 airports in Greece (eleven island airports plus three mainland airports across Greece) and has implemented a comprehensive plan for the modernization and development of the airports, transforming them significantly to improve the travel experience of travelers, responding at the same time as the expected increase in passenger traffic.

Management company: Fraport Greece 
Address: Santorini Island - 84700 - Monolithos - Greece
Telephone no.: +30 22860 28400
Website: www.jtr-airport.gr

Country code: GR

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Transportation to/from the airport
Bus transport from the airport to the center of Santorini, Fira, and vice versa, takes approximately 15 minutes.
Santorini Airport is located 5.5 km from Fira and is easily accessible from the Mesarias-Archeas Thiras provincial road. The journey to and from Fira takes approximately 15 minutes.
It is possible to take a taxi to and from the airport in Fira and vice versa. The taxi ride from the airport to Fira city center, and vice versa, is approximately 15-20 euros. The ride takes about 15 minutes.
Car hire 
The car rental companies at Santorini airport are as follows: Avance, Avis, Hertz, Budget, Sixt, Thrifty, Suntime. 
Text by Alisè Vitri
Avion Tourism Magazine
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