Karpathos Airport


Karpathos airport, location, map  Airport location

The airport is located 13.5 km (8.4 mi) south of Pigadia, the capital of Karpathos.

Distance from Karpathos Airport to:
Port of Karpathos 14 km
Amoopi 11 km
Aperi 20 km
Arkasa 11 km
Diafani 63 km
Lakki 10 km
Lefkos 29 km
Menetes 12 km
Mesohori 34 km
Olympos 55 km

From and To Karpathos Airport

FROM AND TO Karpathos, BUS By Public Bus

As there is no regular bus service, it is recommended to get in contact with the local bus company prior to arriving at the airport. Bus rides between the airport and Pigadia take 25 – 35 minutes.

 Telephone +30 22450 22338
📧 Email ktelkarpathou@gmail.com
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FROM AND TO Karpathos, Taxi, booking, fares By Taxi

There is a taxi rank directly in front of the Arrivals Hall. Alternatively, you may choose to pre-book a taxi to pick you up at the airport. The driver will be waiting for you in the arrivals hall holding a sign with your name on it. Passengers arriving by taxi will be dropped off directly outside the main Terminal.If you wish to book a taxi prior to arriving at Karpathos Airport, call on +30 22450 22705.

Karpathos airport el. venizelos rent a car  Car Hire

Renting a vehicle lets you travel at your own leisure and get to the spots you want to visit quickly and hassle-free.
The following companies have a desk in the airport arrivals terminal and cars based on site.

Company Telephone
Avis-Budget +30 22450 - 91323
Enterprise +30 22450 - 91310
Hertz +30 22450 - 91105
Thrifty +30 22451 - 10695

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Car Rental Tips

1. Book your car rental vehicle in advance. Pre-booking your car ensures you will get a better price, a wider choice of cars and the guarantee that it will be waiting for you when you arrive at the airport. In that way, you will save time waiting at the airport’s counters and secure the most affordable rates as well as the car of your choice.
2. A credit card is required as a form of security deposit.
3. Before you drive away make sure any damage on the car is recorded on the paperwork the company has given you.

karpathos airport flight status arrivals departures  Flight Status (Arrivals - Departures)


Airport Contact Information

 Telephone +30 22450-91120
📠 Fax +30 22450-91012
📧 Email kakptl@hcaa.gr
 Postal address Karpathos Airport
85700, Karpathos, Greece

Cheap flights and offers

Book Cheap Flights direct at the official Aegean, Easyjet and Transavia websites:
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Karpathos airport info  General Info about Karpathos Airport

Karpathos Airport is the twenty-third busiest airport in Greece by passenger traffic. In 2020, it handled 51,315 passengers, a 80% decrease from 2018. It is used by over 11 airlines flying to more than 17 destinations in 6 countries. Karpathos airport opened in 1970.
The airport has one runway (with a length of 2,399 m), along with one operational Terminal which covers 12.500 square meters.


There are two snack bars and one duty-free shop in the terminal building.

Airport Operation Hours:

The airport operates under limited hours, depending on the day of the week and the season.


There is a free comfortable parking lot very close to the terminal.

Alternative airports near Karpathos:

Rhodes International Airport (RHO), Heraklion International Airport (HER)

Karpathos info  Facts and Information about Karpathos

Karpathos is the second largest of the Greek Dodecanese islands, in the southeastern Aegean Sea. It is located about 47 km southwest of Rhodes, in the part of the Mediterranean which is called the Carpathian Sea. Pigadia, the capital and main port of the island, is located in the southeast of the island.
Best places to visit in Karpathos: Acropolis of Arkassa, Ancient Potideon, Saria Islet, Cave of Poseidon, Menetes, Olympos, Apella Beach, Amoopi Bay, Achata Beach, Lefkos Beach, Kasos Island.
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