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Kos Island International Airport

Kos Island International Airport, Hippocrates
Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Κω, Ιπποκράτης
ICAO: LGKO
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority
Serves Kos Island
Location Andimachia, Greece
Focus city for
Elevation AMSL 409 ft / 126 m
Coordinates
Map
Location of airport in Greece
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 7,841 2,390 asphalt
Statistics (2003)
Domestic arrivals 90,670
Domestic departures 93,151
International arrivals 637,073
International departures 641,789
[1]

Kos Island International Airport, "ICAO: LGKO), or Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Κω, Ιπποκράτης in Greek, is an airport serving the island of Kos, Greece. The airport is located near to Andimachia village. It is also the second closest airport to Bodrum after Milas-Bodrum Airport.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Airlines and destinations 2
  • Accidents and Incidents 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

History

The airport was opened on 4 April 1964. In 1974 the runway was extended to 2,400m. With the increased traffic at the airport in 1980 was built new terminal building. In 1997, the terminal building was renovated and expanded.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Adria Airways Seasonal charter: Ljubljana
airBaltic Seasonal charter: Pisa[2]
Aegean Airlines Seasonal charter: Bucharest, Helsinki, Maribor, Moscow–Domodedovo, Östersund, Rostov-on-Don, Saint Petersburg, Tel Aviv–Ben Gurion
Aegean Airlines
operated by Olympic Air
Athens
Air Berlin Seasonal: Basel/Mulhouse, Berlin–Tegel, Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Leipzig/Halle, Munich, Nuremberg, Zürich
Air Bucharest Seasonal charter: Bucharest
Air Méditerranée Seasonal: Marseille, Nantes
Austrian Airlines Seasonal: Innsbruck,[3] Linz, Vienna
Seasonal charter: Graz
Astra Airlines Thessaloniki
Aviolet
operated by Air Serbia
Seasonal charter: Belgrade
BlueBird Airways Seasonal charter: Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion
Blu-express
operated by Blue Panorama Airlines
Seasonal: Rome–Fiumicino
British Airways Seasonal: London–Heathrow[4]
Condor Seasonal: Berlin–Schönefeld, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Leipzig/Halle, Manchester, Munich, Stuttgart
Corendon Dutch Airlines Seasonal: Amsterdam
easyJet Summer seasonal: Glasgow, London–Gatwick, Milan–Malpensa
Edelweiss Air Seasonal: Zürich
Enter Air Seasonal charter: Gdańsk, Katowice, Poznań, Warsaw–Chopin, Wrocław
Finnair Seasonal: Helsinki
Germania[5] Summer seasonal: Bremen, Dresden, Friedrichshafen, Münster/Osnabrück
Germanwings Summer seasonal: Cologne/Bonn
Helvetic Airways Seasonal charter: Bern
HolidayJet
operated by Germania Flug
Seasonal: Zürich
Jet2.com Seasonal: East Midlands, Leeds/Bradford, Manchester
Jetairfly[6] Summer seasonal: Brussels, Liège, Ostend/Bruges
Meridiana Seasonal: Turin
Minoan Air Heraklion
Monarch Airlines Seasonal: Birmingham, London–Luton, Manchester
Neos Seasonal: Bergamo, Bologna, Milan–Malpensa, Rome–Fiumicino, Verona
Norwegian Air Shuttle Seasonal: Copenhagen, Oslo–Gardermoen
Sesonal charter: Helsinki
Olympic Air Astypalaia (PSO), Athens (resumes 25 October 2015) Kalymnos (PSO), Leros (PSO), Rhodes (PSO)
Olympic Air
operated by Aegean Airlines
Seasonal: Thessaloniki (begins 30 May 2016)
Orenair Seasonal charter: Belgorod[7]
Ryanair Summer seasonal: Bari, Bergamo, Bologna, Kaunas, Kraków, Leeds/Bradford, Liverpool, London–Stansted, Moss, Pisa, Rome–Fiumicino (begins 29 March 2016)[8]
Scandinavian Airlines Seasonal charter: Copenhagen, Oslo–Gardermoen, Trondheim
Sky Express Heraklion
Small Planet Airlines Seasonal charter: Budapest, Manchester, Milan–Malpensa, Vilnius
SmartWings
operated by Travel Service Airlines
Summer seasonal: Brno, Budapest,[9] Ostrava, Prague
TAROM Seasonal charter: Bucharest
Thomas Cook Airlines Seasonal charter: Birmingham, Glasgow, London–Gatwick, London–Stansted,[10] Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne
Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium Seasonal charter: Brussels, Liège
Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia Seasonal charter: Copenhagen, Helsinki
Thomson Airways[11] Seasonal charter: Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Doncaster/Sheffield, Dublin,[12] East Midlands, Glasgow, London–Gatwick, London–Stansted,[13] Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne
Transavia Seasonal: Amsterdam, Groningen, Rotterdam
Travel Service Airlines Seasonal charter: Brno, Budapest, Ostrava, Prague
TUI Airlines Netherlands Seasonal: Amsterdam
TUIfly Seasonal: Basel/Mulhouse, Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Munich, Nuremberg, Saarbrücken, Stuttgart, Vienna
Tus Airways Seasonal: Larnaca[14]
VIM Airlines Seasonal: Moscow–Domodedovo[15]
Volotea Seasonal: Venice[16]
Vueling Seasonal: Barcelona, Rome–Fiumicino

Accidents and Incidents

In 2013, an Air Explore Boeing 737 made an emergency landing due to the left engine overheating. Once taxied to the gate, the engine caught Fire. The pilot ordered an evacuation using the emergency slides either side of the aircraft. No one was injured during the incident.

References


-- Module:Hatnote -- -- -- -- This module produces hatnote links and links to related articles. It -- -- implements the and meta-templates and includes -- -- helper functions for other Lua hatnote modules. --


local libraryUtil = require('libraryUtil') local checkType = libraryUtil.checkType local mArguments -- lazily initialise Module:Arguments local yesno -- lazily initialise Module:Yesno

local p = {}


-- Helper functions


local function getArgs(frame) -- Fetches the arguments from the parent frame. Whitespace is trimmed and -- blanks are removed. mArguments = require('Module:Arguments') return mArguments.getArgs(frame, {parentOnly = true}) end

local function removeInitialColon(s) -- Removes the initial colon from a string, if present. return s:match('^:?(.*)') end

function p.findNamespaceId(link, removeColon) -- Finds the namespace id (namespace number) of a link or a pagename. This -- function will not work if the link is enclosed in double brackets. Colons -- are trimmed from the start of the link by default. To skip colon -- trimming, set the removeColon parameter to true. checkType('findNamespaceId', 1, link, 'string') checkType('findNamespaceId', 2, removeColon, 'boolean', true) if removeColon ~= false then link = removeInitialColon(link) end local namespace = link:match('^(.-):') if namespace then local nsTable = mw.site.namespaces[namespace] if nsTable then return nsTable.id end end return 0 end

function p.formatPages(...) -- Formats a list of pages using formatLink and returns it as an array. Nil -- values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local ret = {} for i, page in ipairs(pages) do ret[i] = p._formatLink(page) end return ret end

function p.formatPageTables(...) -- Takes a list of page/display tables and returns it as a list of -- formatted links. Nil values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local links = {} for i, t in ipairs(pages) do checkType('formatPageTables', i, t, 'table') local link = t[1] local display = t[2] links[i] = p._formatLink(link, display) end return links end

function p.makeWikitextError(msg, helpLink, addTrackingCategory) -- Formats an error message to be returned to wikitext. If -- addTrackingCategory is not false after being returned from -- Module:Yesno, and if we are not on a talk page, a tracking category -- is added. checkType('makeWikitextError', 1, msg, 'string') checkType('makeWikitextError', 2, helpLink, 'string', true) yesno = require('Module:Yesno') local title = mw.title.getCurrentTitle() -- Make the help link text. local helpText if helpLink then helpText = ' (help)' else helpText = end -- Make the category text. local category if not title.isTalkPage and yesno(addTrackingCategory) ~= false then category = 'Hatnote templates with errors' category = string.format( '%s:%s', mw.site.namespaces[14].name, category ) else category = end return string.format( '%s', msg, helpText, category ) end


-- Format link -- -- Makes a wikilink from the given link and display values. Links are escaped -- with colons if necessary, and links to sections are detected and displayed -- with " § " as a separator rather than the standard MediaWiki "#". Used in -- the template.


function p.formatLink(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local link = args[1] local display = args[2] if not link then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no link specified', 'Template:Format hatnote link#Errors', args.category ) end return p._formatLink(link, display) end

function p._formatLink(link, display) -- Find whether we need to use the colon trick or not. We need to use the -- colon trick for categories and files, as otherwise category links -- categorise the page and file links display the file. checkType('_formatLink', 1, link, 'string') checkType('_formatLink', 2, display, 'string', true) link = removeInitialColon(link) local namespace = p.findNamespaceId(link, false) local colon if namespace == 6 or namespace == 14 then colon = ':' else colon = end -- Find whether a faux display value has been added with the | magic -- word. if not display then local prePipe, postPipe = link:match('^(.-)|(.*)$') link = prePipe or link display = postPipe end -- Find the display value. if not display then local page, section = link:match('^(.-)#(.*)$') if page then display = page .. ' § ' .. section end end -- Assemble the link. if display then return string.format('%s', colon, link, display) else return string.format('%s%s', colon, link) end end


-- Hatnote -- -- Produces standard hatnote text. Implements the template.


function p.hatnote(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local s = args[1] local options = {} if not s then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no text specified', 'Template:Hatnote#Errors', args.category ) end options.extraclasses = args.extraclasses options.selfref = args.selfref return p._hatnote(s, options) end

function p._hatnote(s, options) checkType('_hatnote', 1, s, 'string') checkType('_hatnote', 2, options, 'table', true) local classes = {'hatnote'} local extraclasses = options.extraclasses local selfref = options.selfref if type(extraclasses) == 'string' then classes[#classes + 1] = extraclasses end if selfref then classes[#classes + 1] = 'selfref' end return string.format( '
%s
', table.concat(classes, ' '), s )

end

return p-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -- Module:Hatnote -- -- -- -- This module produces hatnote links and links to related articles. It -- -- implements the and meta-templates and includes -- -- helper functions for other Lua hatnote modules. --


local libraryUtil = require('libraryUtil') local checkType = libraryUtil.checkType local mArguments -- lazily initialise Module:Arguments local yesno -- lazily initialise Module:Yesno

local p = {}


-- Helper functions


local function getArgs(frame) -- Fetches the arguments from the parent frame. Whitespace is trimmed and -- blanks are removed. mArguments = require('Module:Arguments') return mArguments.getArgs(frame, {parentOnly = true}) end

local function removeInitialColon(s) -- Removes the initial colon from a string, if present. return s:match('^:?(.*)') end

function p.findNamespaceId(link, removeColon) -- Finds the namespace id (namespace number) of a link or a pagename. This -- function will not work if the link is enclosed in double brackets. Colons -- are trimmed from the start of the link by default. To skip colon -- trimming, set the removeColon parameter to true. checkType('findNamespaceId', 1, link, 'string') checkType('findNamespaceId', 2, removeColon, 'boolean', true) if removeColon ~= false then link = removeInitialColon(link) end local namespace = link:match('^(.-):') if namespace then local nsTable = mw.site.namespaces[namespace] if nsTable then return nsTable.id end end return 0 end

function p.formatPages(...) -- Formats a list of pages using formatLink and returns it as an array. Nil -- values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local ret = {} for i, page in ipairs(pages) do ret[i] = p._formatLink(page) end return ret end

function p.formatPageTables(...) -- Takes a list of page/display tables and returns it as a list of -- formatted links. Nil values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local links = {} for i, t in ipairs(pages) do checkType('formatPageTables', i, t, 'table') local link = t[1] local display = t[2] links[i] = p._formatLink(link, display) end return links end

function p.makeWikitextError(msg, helpLink, addTrackingCategory) -- Formats an error message to be returned to wikitext. If -- addTrackingCategory is not false after being returned from -- Module:Yesno, and if we are not on a talk page, a tracking category -- is added. checkType('makeWikitextError', 1, msg, 'string') checkType('makeWikitextError', 2, helpLink, 'string', true) yesno = require('Module:Yesno') local title = mw.title.getCurrentTitle() -- Make the help link text. local helpText if helpLink then helpText = ' (help)' else helpText = end -- Make the category text. local category if not title.isTalkPage and yesno(addTrackingCategory) ~= false then category = 'Hatnote templates with errors' category = string.format( '%s:%s', mw.site.namespaces[14].name, category ) else category = end return string.format( '%s', msg, helpText, category ) end


-- Format link -- -- Makes a wikilink from the given link and display values. Links are escaped -- with colons if necessary, and links to sections are detected and displayed -- with " § " as a separator rather than the standard MediaWiki "#". Used in -- the template.


function p.formatLink(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local link = args[1] local display = args[2] if not link then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no link specified', 'Template:Format hatnote link#Errors', args.category ) end return p._formatLink(link, display) end

function p._formatLink(link, display) -- Find whether we need to use the colon trick or not. We need to use the -- colon trick for categories and files, as otherwise category links -- categorise the page and file links display the file. checkType('_formatLink', 1, link, 'string') checkType('_formatLink', 2, display, 'string', true) link = removeInitialColon(link) local namespace = p.findNamespaceId(link, false) local colon if namespace == 6 or namespace == 14 then colon = ':' else colon = end -- Find whether a faux display value has been added with the | magic -- word. if not display then local prePipe, postPipe = link:match('^(.-)|(.*)$') link = prePipe or link display = postPipe end -- Find the display value. if not display then local page, section = link:match('^(.-)#(.*)$') if page then display = page .. ' § ' .. section end end -- Assemble the link. if display then return string.format('%s', colon, link, display) else return string.format('%s%s', colon, link) end end


-- Hatnote -- -- Produces standard hatnote text. Implements the template.


function p.hatnote(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local s = args[1] local options = {} if not s then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no text specified', 'Template:Hatnote#Errors', args.category ) end options.extraclasses = args.extraclasses options.selfref = args.selfref return p._hatnote(s, options) end

function p._hatnote(s, options) checkType('_hatnote', 1, s, 'string') checkType('_hatnote', 2, options, 'table', true) local classes = {'hatnote'} local extraclasses = options.extraclasses local selfref = options.selfref if type(extraclasses) == 'string' then classes[#classes + 1] = extraclasses end if selfref then classes[#classes + 1] = 'selfref' end return string.format( '
%s
', table.concat(classes, ' '), s )

end

return p
  1. ^ http://www.alxd.gr/AirportGuide/kos/kosE.html
  2. ^ http://www.pisa-airport.com/index.php?lang=_en&id_sect=101
  3. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2014/10/24/os-innkgs-s15/
  4. ^ http://www.thetoc.gr/eng/food--travel/article/british-airways-to-add-routes-to-corfu-and-kos
  5. ^
  6. ^
  7. ^
  8. ^ http://www.ryanair.com/
  9. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2015/03/23/qs-hungary-s15/
  10. ^
  11. ^
  12. ^ http://info.flightmapper.net/route/YY_KGS_DUB
  13. ^
  14. ^ http://tusairways.aerocrs.net/
  15. ^ http://www.mouzenidis.gr/avia-table/?CurPage=1&DepartureCityId=860&ArrivalCityId=1&DaysFlow=0&DateFrom=26-04-2015
  16. ^ http://www.volotea.com/en/destinations/

External links

  • Kos Airport stats


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