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Nea Anchialos National Airport

Nea Anchialos National Airport[4] (Greek: Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Νέας Αγχιάλου[5]) (IATA: VOL, ICAO: LGBL) is an airport located near the town of Nea Anchialos in Greece. It serves the city of Volos and is also known as Volos Central Greece Airport or Volos Nea Anchialos Airport of Central Greece.[4]

Nea Anchialos National Airport

Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Νέας Αγχιάλου

Volos Central Greece Airport

Volos Nea Anchialos Airport of Central Greece
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerGreek State
ServesVolos, Greece
LocationNea Anchialos
Elevation AMSL83 ft / 25 m
Coordinates39°13′10″N 022°47′39″E / 39.21944°N 22.79417°E / 39.21944; 22.79417
Websitewww.volosairport.gr
Map
VOL is located in Greece
VOL
VOL
Location of airport in Greece
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 2,759 9,052 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Passengers41,357
Passenger traffic changeIncrease 36.1%
Aircraft movements452
Aircraft movements changeIncrease 22.2%

OverviewEdit

The airport resides at an elevation of 83 feet (25 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 08/26 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,759 by 45 metres (9,052 ft × 148 ft).[2] It is designed to be upgraded over the ensuing years in order to accommodate the increase in air travel and its upgrades are planned in a six-phase framework. It currently has one terminal.

The airport is developed by public partnership and began operation on February 1991.[4] It is the only civilian airport that serves the cities of Volos, Lamia, Larisa, Farsala, Trikala, and Karditsa. The airport is located between the towns of Nea Anchialos, Almyros, Velestino and Farsala, about 24 kilometres (13 NM) southwest of downtown Volos, in the Magnesia regional unit, in Thessaly.

Airlines and destinationsEdit

AirlinesDestinations
Austrian Airlines Seasonal: Vienna
Condor Seasonal: Düsseldorf, Munich[6]
easyJetSeasonal: London-Gatwick
Transavia Seasonal charter: Amsterdam[7]

Ground transportEdit

There is a bus connecting airport and Volos bus station. Buses are waiting to pick up travelers after a plane lands. The airport is also accessible by the E75 highway.[8]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "NEA ANCHIALOS AIRPORT". ypa.gr. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  2. ^ a b Airport information for LGBL from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  3. ^ Airport information for VOL at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  4. ^ a b c "Volos Airport: About Us". Archived from the original on 29 May 2011. Retrieved 18 April 2011. Nea Anchialos National Airport operated for the first time in 1991.
  5. ^ "Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Νέας Αγχιάλου". Retrieved 15 April 2010.
  6. ^ https://www.condor.com/eu/index.jsp
  7. ^ "Direct flights to Volos". schiphol.nl. Retrieved 29 May 2015.
  8. ^ Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority: Greek Airports Archived 2007-10-10 at the Wayback Machine

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