Corfu airport transfers and Corfu airport guide
Ioannis Kapodistrias International Airport is the official name for the Corfu International Airport, even though it is commonly known just as Corfu Airport. It is located in about 3 kilometers distance from Corfu city center.
During the summer months the airport tends to be very busy due to the numerous charter flights that are scheduled to serve the increased tourist traffic. This can cause congestion at the relatively small terminal but usually there are no problems for the passengers.
Ioannis Kapodistrias International Airport, Kerkira, TK 491 00, Corfu
The airport is about 3 km from Corfu town.
IATA airport code: CFU
ICAO airport code: LGKR
GMT+3 (GMT+2 from 25 Oct to 27 Mar)
Cafeterias /Snack Bars
Post Office and Exchange office
There is an information counter in the Arrivals Hall.
No Baggage storing facilities.
For lost luggage ask at the information desk
The airport starts its operation in 1937 and it was from the first airports in Greece. On March 1937 the plane Heston Phoenix landed that carried the Greek governor of that time.
During the Second World War the axis planes used the airport for operations as well as a shelter for war supplies and storage.
The first building for passengers was built in 1962 and in 1965 the airport turned into an international terminal with Olympi Airways as the first passenger carrier. In 1972 a new extension was built to support the previous one.