- Corfu International Airport
Corfu International Airport
Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Κέρκυρας
IATA: CFU – ICAO: LGKR Summary Airport type Public Location Corfu Elevation AMSL 6 ft / 2 m Coordinates Coordinates: Runways Direction Length Surface ft m 17/35 7,792 2,375 Asphalt
Corfu International Airport, "Ioannis Kapodistrias" (Greek: Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Κέρκυρας, "Ιωάννης Καποδίστριας") or Ioannis Kapodistrias (Capodistrias) International Airport (IATA: CFU, ICAO: LGKR) is an airport on the Greek island of Corfu at Kerkyra, serving both scheduled and charter flights from European cities. Air traffic peaks during the summer season, between April and October.
The Ioannis Kapodistrias International Airport, named after Ioannis Kapodistrias distinguished Corfiot European diplomat and first Governor of Greece, is located around 3 kilometres south of Corfu Town, half a kilometre north of Pontikonisi. The approach and landing, in a northeasterly direction, afford the flying passengers a spectacular aerial view of Pontikonisi and Vlaherna Monastery as well as the hills of Kanoni as the runway used for landing is actually a few hundred meters away from these landmarks.
The majority of the charter traffic arrives on Mondays and Fridays, for the sake of tranquility during the rest of the week, since the airport is on the outskirts of Corfu Town itself, and to coincide with the change-over days for holiday apartment rentals.
There is a taxi rank and bus stop outside the terminal connecting the airport with all parts of the island.
Airlines and destinations
Last updated: 28 April 2011
Airlines Destinations Aegean Airlines Athens, Thessaloniki
Seasonal charter: Moscow-Domodedovo, Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion
Aeroflot Seasonal: Moscow Sheremetyevo Air Berlin Seasonal: Berlin-Tegel, Cologne/Bonn, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Erfurt, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Leipzig/Halle, Münster/Osnabrück, Munich, Nuremberg, Paderborn/Lippstadt, Zürich Air One Seasonal: Milan Malpensa Arkia Israel Airlines Seasonal: Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion Austrian Airlines operated by Lauda Air Seasonal: Graz, Linz, Salzburg, Vienna Bmibaby Seasonal: East Midlands [begins 28 May 2012] Blu-express Seasonal: Rome-Fiumicino Condor Seasonal: Berlin-Schönefeld, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt Cyprus Airways Larnaca EasyJet Seasonal: Berlin-Schöenefeld, Bristol, London-Gatwick, London-Luton [begins 31 March 2012], Manchester, Milan-Malpensa Edelweiss Air Seasonal: Zürich Flybe Charter seasonal Edinburgh Germanwings Seasonal: Cologne/Bonn, Dresden, Hannover, Stuttgart Holidays Czech Airlines Seasonal: Prague Iberia operated by Air Nostrum Seasonal: Barcelona, Madrid Jat Airways Seasonal: Belgrade Jet2 Seasonal: East Midlands, Leeds/Bradford, Newcastle upon Tyne Jetairfly Seasonal: Brussels Luxair Seasonal: Luxembourg Malév Hungarian Airlines Seasonal: Budapest Monarch Seasonal: London Luton
Seasonal ~ Charter: Birmingham, Edinburgh, London-Gatwick, Manchester
Niki Seasonal: Linz, Salzburg, Vienna Nordavia Seasonal: Moscow-Sheremetyevo NordStar Seasonal: Moscow-Domodedovo Norwegian Air Shuttle Seasonal: Oslo-Gardermoen Olympic Air Athens Ryanair Seasonal: London-Stansted, Leeds/Bradford [begins 29 March 2012] Sky Express Kefalonia, Preveza/Lefkada, Zakynthos
Sky Wings Charter Seasonal Birmingham Smart Wings Seasonal: Košice, Ostrava, Prague Thomas Cook Airlines Seasonal: Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Glasgow-International, London Gatwick, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne Thomson Airways Seasonal: Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Doncaster/Sheffield, Dublin, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow-International, Leeds/Bradford, London Gatwick, London-Luton, London Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne, Norwich Transaero Seasonal: Moscow Domodedovo Transavia.com Seasonal: Amsterdam, Eindhoven, Groningen, Rotterdam Travel Service (Hungary) Seasonal: Budapest TUIfly Seasonal: Basel/Mulhouse, Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Stuttgart TUIfly Nordic Seasonal: Helsinki, Stockholm-Arlanda, Copenhagen Wizz Air Seasonal: Budapest Travel Service Slovakia Bratislava, Kosice
- Greek Airports: Corfu International Airport, "I. Kapodistrias"
- Greek Airport Guide: Kerkira Airport, "I. Kapodistrias"
- Official Corfu Airport web site: "Corfu Airport"
- Airport information for LGKR at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
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