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Zakynthos International Airport (Dionysios Solomos) is an international airport that serves the Greek island Zakynthos in the Ionian Sea. The airport is located 2.7 miles/4.3 km from Zakynthos town, where visitors will find additional seaside tourist destinations such as Laganas, Tsilivi, and Kalamaki. The nearest alternative international airport is Araxos Airport (GPA) located 54 miles/87 km from Zakynthos International Airport. The capital city of Greece is Athens.
The island of Zakynthos is the third largest of the Ionian islands. It covers just over 400 square kilometers and lies 12.4 miles/20 km west of the Greek mainland. Laganas is 4.2 miles/6,8 km away from the airport and the trip from the airport is about 10 minutes by car. In 2019, the airport handled 1,810,427 passengers and in 2020 the airport served just 430.255 passengers (due to the Covid-19 pandemic).
Zakynthos International Airport carries the international airport code of ZTH (IATA) and LGZA (ICAO). The airport sits in a slightly elevated position at 15 feet/5 meters above sea level at 37°45′03″ N and 20°53′03″ E.
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Zakynthos International Airport offers assistance for disabled travelers and Persons with Reduced Mobility (PRM). If you will require assistance at the airport you should make a request in advance before your travels. Please make sure to contact either the airline or the travel agency at least 48 hours before the official departure time of your flight. At ZTH Airport, all travelers will be able to find assigned staff to help provide assistance to passengers with disabilities every day of the year if needed. Visitors of the airport should also be aware that if they are bringing a recognized assistance dog it is required that you make a request to the airline or travel agency at least 48 hours before the departure time of your flight.
Upon arrival at Zakynthos Airport, disabled travelers and PRM should make their announcement to the allocated staff. This can be done either at the airport’s designated PRM point or at the respective airline’s check-in counters.
At Zakynthos Airport passengers will find staff who can assist any disabled passenger with all the necessary requirements, including getting to the restroom, purchasing food, beverages, or tax-free items, and getting to and from the aircraft.
All passengers can access the Zakynthos Airport quickly and easily, by driving their own car. The airport is located 2.7 miles/4.3 km from the city center of Zakynthos and is easily accessible from the provincial road Zakynthos-Keriou and Stravopodi street. The trip to and from the city center takes approximately 15 minutes.
Next to the passenger terminal building is a car park where travelers can park their cars. However, please be aware that there is very limited short-term and long-term car parking. Because the island is rather small, so is the airport. Therefore, buses tend to be the most popular way to get around. Designated disabled parking is available at the parking area next to the terminal entrance.
Zakynthos International Airport operates just one runway. It is runway 16/34 which is 7,310 feet/2,228 meters long. The ZTH Airport is part of the National Marine Park of Zakynthos. It is well known for the endangered loggerhead sea turtles (caretta caretta). The turtles lay their eggs on the beaches at night during the summer months. Therefore, aircraft movement is restricted at night, because flights are not permitted to take off or land between 10:00 pm in the evening and 5:00 am in the morning.
In addition, the airport also serves just one terminal. A new 22,150 m² passenger terminal building was completed in 2008.
Zakynthos Airport Information
All passengers at Zakynthos International Airport can acquire helpful information at the information desk. This is located centrally in the passenger terminal in the departures area. Staff at the information desks can be contacted on telephone number +30 26950 29500.
There are two ATMs available at Zakynthos International Airport. Travelers will find the ATMs located in the following places:
- Eurobank: All Users Area
- Euronet: Arrivals, Airside & Arrivals, All Users
Passengers who have lost an item or their baggage at Zakynthos International Airport should stay in the baggage claim area and find the chosen airline and their respective ground-handling agents. They will be happy to assist you in locating your missing belongings. For any lost and found information, you will need to contact the airport's main information desk on telephone number +30 26950 29500. If you have left any items on the aircraft, please contact your airline directly.
Transport to and from Zakynthos Airport
All guests at Zakynthos International Airport will find comfortable travel options to and from ZTH Airport via buses or taxis.
There is a wide range of car rental companies at Zakynthos Airport - all of which accommodate (and recommend) booking in advance.
Passengers will find a transit bus service that provides transfers between Zakynthos International Airport and the city center of Zakynthos. Visitors at the airport will find a public bus stop in front of the terminal building. From the city center, passengers can find connecting buses to all the major holiday resorts. Tickets can be purchased by the bus driver.
Taxis are also available at Zakynthos Airport during opening hours. The taxis at the airport are all metered taxi services and are available outside the passenger terminal building. A taxi trip from Zakynthos International Airport to the city center takes approximately 10-15 minutes depending on traffic. The cost of the journey is normally around 10 Euro.
Travelers visiting the island of Zakynthos can also take a ferry to explore even more of Greece. The island of Zakynthos has two ports. The main port is located in Zakynthos city center from where visitors will find a ferry connection to the port of Kyllini on the mainland. Visitors will find the other port on Zakynthos in the village of Agios Nikolaos. From here, visitors will find a ferry connection to the port of Pesada on the island of Kefalonia.
Hotels near Zakynthos Airport
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Parking at Zakynthos Airport
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Additional Services and Amenities at Zakynthos Airport
At Zakynthos Airport you will find the usual array of bars and restaurants, airport lounges and shops.
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Things to do in Zakynthos
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Zakynthos Airport Contacts
Address: Zakynthos 290 92, Greece
Phone: +30 2695 029500
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Official website: https://www.zth-airport.gr/en
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