Dionysios Solomos is the international airport of Zakynthos island situated in Greece. Zakynthos is the 3rd largest Island of Greece in the Ionian Sea. It is located at the western coast of the country and has a separate regional unit among the Ionian Islands. It is named after a legendary tribe (Arcadian) chief’s son. The city enjoys its archaeological importance and is one of the most famous tourist’s destinations of Greece. Therefore it claims the need of an international airport for the tourists industry to keep going. If you are looking for cheap car hire Zakynthos Airport then compare prices with us.
Zakynthos International airport is named Dionysios Solomos after the famous Greek poet, also the witter of their national anthem. Near the town of Kalamaki and about 1 Km from the famous Laganas resort at the south east coast of the Island is located this one and only International airport. The main features of the airport includes its runway that runs off to 34 km, consisting of a 180 degree turn with the aircraft taking off, over the Lagana bay crossing the Kalamaki beach.
The airport provides services to over 1. 1 million passengers every year. It offers various low cost European airlines and frequently operates the Olympic airlines that take you to Athens in 45 minute flight. The flights link to African nations and provides with a gate way to the Asian lands. The airport has the maximum capacity of 65 takeoffs per hour every day. No flights are operated during nights due to the ‘caretta caretta’ turtles that lay their eggs near the coastal area of the Zakynthos beach. Car hire Zakynthos Airport is the best way to view near by attractions.
Zakynthos is a city of marvellous natural wonders such as blue caves, Gerakas and Kalamaki beaches are always crowded with tourists. Taxis can be hired from airport to take you around the island and to the ferries that gives you the tour of Tsilivi resort, Cape Skinari coastal view.
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