Country codes Greece

ISO 3166-1 2 letter

GR

ISO 3166-1 3 letter

GRC

Internet TLD

.gr

Phone calling code

30

Large airports

3

Medium airports

25

Small airports

26

Heliports

2

Total airports

56

Largest airports in Greece

There are 3 large airports in Greece.

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ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality
LGAV ATH Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" Large airport Athens
LGIR HER Heraklion International Nikos Kazantzakis Airport Large airport Heraklion
LGTS SKG Thessaloniki Macedonia International Airport Large airport Thessaloniki

Airport codes in Greece

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ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality
LGPZ PVK Aktion National Airport Medium airport Preveza/Lefkada
LGKV KVA Alexander the Great International Airport Medium airport Kavala
LGAD PYR Andravida Air Base Medium airport Andravida
LGRX GPA Araxos Airport Medium airport Patras
LGSA CHQ Chania International Airport Medium airport Souda
LGHI JKH Chios Island National Airport Medium airport Chios Island
LGRP RHO Rhodes International Airport Medium airport Rodes Island
LGAL AXD Dimokritos Airport Medium airport Alexandroupolis
LGEL Elefsis Airport Medium airport Elefsina
LGAV ATH Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" Large airport Athens
LGKZ KZI Filippos Airport Medium airport Kozani
LGIR HER Heraklion International Nikos Kazantzakis Airport Large airport Heraklion
LGIO IOA Ioannina Airport Medium airport Ioannina
LGKR CFU Ioannis Kapodistrias International Airport Medium airport Kerkyra Island
LGKL KLX Kalamata Airport Medium airport Kalamata
LGKP AOK Karpathos Airport Medium airport Karpathos Island
LGKF EFL Kefallinia Airport Medium airport Kefallinia Island
LGKO KGS Kos Airport Medium airport Kos Island
LGMK JMK Mikonos Airport Medium airport Mykonos Island
LGMT MJT Mytilene International Airport Medium airport Mytilene
LGBL VOL Nea Anchialos Airport Medium airport Nea Anchialos
LGSM SMI Samos Airport Medium airport Samos Island
LGSR JTR Santorini Airport Medium airport Santorini Island
LGST JSH Sitia Airport Medium airport Crete Island
LGSK JSI Skiathos Island National Airport Medium airport Skiathos
LGTG Tanagra Air Base Medium airport Tanagra
LGTS SKG Thessaloniki Macedonia International Airport Large airport Thessaloniki
LGZA ZTH Zakynthos International Airport "Dionysios Solomos" Medium airport Zakynthos Island

About Greece

Greece (native name: Ελλάδα) is a country located in Southern Europe. In total, the population of the country reaches 10.9 million inhabitants. Its capital is Athens.

The international country code of Greece is GR or GRC. Neighbouring countries are Albania, Bulgaria, Turkey and Macedonia.

The common language in Greece is Greek (modern)(ελληνικά).
The only officially used currency is Euro. If you want to exchange money, check the current value of the Euro with the value of your local currency at the money exchange office.

There are 3 large, 25 medium and about 26 small airports in Greece.

Travel to Greece

Tourism

If you need more tourist information we can advise you to buy a guide for Greece

Health

No vaccinations are required.

Tap water

The tap water in Greece is safe to drink straight from the tap.

Weather

The historical average temperature lies between 8.1°C (January) and 24°C (August).

Emergency

When travelling abroad keep in mind that the response times and services available on the other end of the call may be different than those in your own country.

Police
100
Ambulance
166
Fire departmemt
199

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Car rental

Rent a car in Greece

Find a rental car at your destination airport to make the most out of your trip to Greece.

When traveling abroad, we mostly have a limited amount of time to experience the beautiful sights and activities and often end up we really want to do. Renting a car lets you travel at your own leisure and get to the spots you want to visit in Greece quickly and hassle-free.

Car rental services often include a GPS system, providing you with the perfect opportunity to explore the country without getting lost. You can drive wherever you want to go.

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Travel insurance

Travel insurance for your trip to Greece

Travel insurance helps protect against the unexpected. A primary incentive to get travel insurance can be for the emergency medical assistance. It’s a wise thing to get travel insurance because you can easily spend over GBP 10,000 for treatment and transportation expenses. Don’t wait too long before purchasing a travel insurance because many travel insurance coverages require you to purchase your plan within a specific number of days of making that initial trip deposit if the coverage is to be in effect.

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