Corfu International Airport

Corfu International Airport
Corfu International Airport
Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Κέρκυρας
Ιωάννης Καποδίστριας
Ioannis Kapodistrias
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IATA: CFUICAO: LGKR
CFU is located in Greece
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Location of airport in Greece
Summary
Airport type Public
Location Corfu
Elevation AMSL 6 ft / 2 m
Coordinates 39°36′07″N 19°54′42″E / 39.60194°N 19.91167°E / 39.60194; 19.91167Coordinates: 39°36′07″N 19°54′42″E / 39.60194°N 19.91167°E / 39.60194; 19.91167
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 7,792 2,375 Asphalt
View of the terminal building from the runaway

Corfu International Airport, "Ioannis Kapodistrias" (Greek: Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Κέρκυρας, "Ιωάννης Καποδίστριας") or Ioannis Kapodistrias (Capodistrias) International Airport (IATA: CFUICAO: 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 airport offers domestic flights with Olympic Air and Aegean Airlines, but the vast majority of traffic in the summer season is charter flights for holiday makers.

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
Seasonal: Heraklion
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

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