Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport
Administration Building 17, 19019 Spata, Athens, Greece
: (0210) 353 0000
(0210) 353 001
The airport is located 33km (20 miles) southeast of Athens.
An underground walkway connects the Main Terminal with the Satellite Terminal.
The airport information line operates daily 24 hours (tel: (0210) 353 0000).
Money and communications:
In the main terminal there are banks, bureau de change, automatic exchange machines ATMs and a post office. Telephones are located throughout the airport.
Eating and drinking:
Most restaurants and bars are located in the Main Terminal.
Most shops are concentrated in the main terminal, including duty-free.
Left-luggage (tel: (0210) 353 0160) and a lost property office (tel: (0210) 353 0515) are located in Arrivals area at the main terminal.
first aid, emergency medical services, a pharmacy, baby rooms and children’s play area.
Conference and Business Facilities:
The IT&T Business Centre has offices equipped with desktop PCs, Internet access, telephones, photocopy and fax machines, laser and colour printers, scanners and office supplies as well as a conference room.
Additionally, there are meeting rooms to hire. Wireless Internet is available at access points throughout the terminals. Eight dedicated business lounges are available in the Departures area.
Easily accessible and text telephones, disabled toilets, adapted walkways and lifts for visually-impaired travellers, dedicated check-in counters and rest areas, lifts, Braille signage, tactile flooring, and an alarm system to alert visually and hearing-impaired passengers in case of emergency.
Electric cars are available to transport disabled passengers between the two terminals. Disabled passengers should inform their airline of any special assistance required, prior to travel.
International Athens Airport is a fine example of successful private/public joint venture. The construction of the airport was under a BOOT scheme, which is: built, own, operate, transfer.
Due to its location and modern technology and facilities, the airport is now the Southeastern European center in terms of transfers as well as being the second largest in Europe and the fifth in the world.
At the moment its has capacity to serve 16 million passengers per year and its expected expansions will raise this number to a 50 million capacity.