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Mykonos Island National Airport

Mykonos Airport

Mykonos airport logo.svg
Airport typePublic
OwnerGreek government
OperatorFraport Greece
LocationMykonos Island, Greece
Elevation AMSL405 ft / 123 m
Coordinates37°26?06.46?N 025°20?53.17?E / 37.4351278°N 25.3481028°E / 37.4351278; 25.3481028Coordinates: 37°26?06.46?N 025°20?53.17?E / 37.4351278°N 25.3481028°E / 37.4351278; 25.3481028
JMK is located in Greece
Location of airport in Greece
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 6,244 1,903 Asphalt
Statistics (2019)
Passenger traffic changeIncrease 8.9%
Aircraft movements18,801
Aircraft movements changeIncrease 8.8%
Runway[1] Statistics[2]

Mykonos Airport[3] (IATA: JMK, ICAO: LGMK) is the international airport of the Greek island of Mykonos, located 4 kilometers from the town of Mykonos. It serves flights to domestic and European metropolitan destinations due to the island being a popular leisure destination.


The airport first operated in 1971.[4]

During the off-peak tourist season the airport has limited flight connections and operating hours. On the other hand, during the 2014 peak summer season it was found necessary to severely limit general aviation activity, allowing only a technical stop of 2 hours.[5] For the summer of 2016, NOTAM B0335/16 introduces a similar limitation, but now even down to a one hour's stop.

In December 2015, the privatisation of Mykonos International Airport and 13 other regional airports of Greece was finalised with the signing of the agreement between the Fraport AG/Copelouzos Group joint venture and the state privatisation fund.[6] "We signed the deal today," the head of Greece's privatisation agency HRADF, Stergios Pitsiorlas, told Reuters.[7] According to the agreement, the joint venture will operate the 14 airports (including Mykonos International Airport) for 40 years.

Fraport started managing the airport from 11 April 2017.[8] On 22 March 2017, the Fraport-Greece presented its master plan for the 14 regional airports including the Mykonos Airport.[9] Immediate actions that will be implemented at the airports as soon as Fraport Greece takes over operations before the launch of the Summer 2017 season include general clean-up, decrease wait times to check in and reduce flight delays, upgrading sanitary facilities as well as enhancing services and offering new free Internet connection (WiFi).

The following summarizes the enhancement changes that will be implemented for Mykonos Airport under Fraport Greece's investment plan until 2021:

  • Expanding and remodeling the terminal - 50 percent increase in the total size of the terminal at 13,350 m2, with the construction of a new terminal area
  • New fire station
  • Reorganizing apron
  • 33 percent increase in the number of check-in counters (from 12 to 16)
  • 17 percent increase in the number of departure gates (from 6 to 7)
  • 25 percent increase in the number of security-check lanes (from 4 to 5)

Airlines and destinations

Aegean Airlines[10] Seasonal: Athens, Larnaca, Thessaloniki
Air France Seasonal: Paris-Charles de Gaulle[11]
Alitalia Seasonal: Milan-Linate, Rome-Fiumicino
Arkia Seasonal: Tel Aviv
Austrian Airlines Seasonal: Vienna
Bluebird Airways Seasonal: Tel Aviv
Blue Panorama Airlines Seasonal: Bergamo, Bologna, Milan-Malpensa,[12]Rome-Fiumicino
British Airways Seasonal: London-City, London-Heathrow, London-Stansted, Manchester
Condor Seasonal: Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich
easyJetSeasonal: Basel/Mulhouse, Geneva, London-Gatwick, London-Luton, Lyon, Manchester, Milan-Malpensa, Naples, Nice, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Paris-Orly, Venice
Edelweiss Air Seasonal: Zürich
Ellinair Seasonal: Thessaloniki
Eurowings Seasonal: Cologne/Bonn, Munich[13]
Iberia Express Seasonal: Madrid[14] Seasonal: London-Stansted (begins 2 May 2021), Manchester (begins 2 May 2021)[15]
Lufthansa Seasonal: Frankfurt (begins 4 May 2021)[16]
Middle East Airlines Seasonal charter: Beirut
Neos Seasonal: Bergamo, Bologna, Milan-Malpensa, Rome-Fiumicino, Verona
Olympic Air Athens
Seasonal: Thessaloniki
Qatar Airways Seasonal: Doha
Ryanair Seasonal: Bologna, Bordeaux, Dublin,[17]Frankfurt (ends 22 October 2020),[18]Paphos, Vienna[19][20]
Scandinavian Airlines Seasonal: Stockholm-Arlanda
Sky Express Seasonal: Athens
Seasonal: Geneva[21], Zürich
Transavia Seasonal: Amsterdam
Transavia France Seasonal: Nantes, Paris-Orly
TUI fly BelgiumSeasonal: Brussels
Volotea Seasonal: Athens, Bari, Dubrovnik (begins 29 May 2021),[22]Genoa, Heraklion (begins 28 May 2021),[22]Marseille, Naples, Thessaloniki,[22]Turin (begins 7 July 2021),[22]Venice, Verona
Vueling Seasonal: Barcelona, Rome-Fiumicino
Wizz Air Seasonal: Budapest, Bucharest,[23]Dortmund, Gda?sk,[24]Katowice, Sofia, Vienna

Traffic figures

The annual passenger traffic data is sourced from the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) [25] until 2016 and from 2017 and later from the official website of the airport.[26]

Ground transport

The transfer time from the town to the airport is about 10 minutes.[27]

Transit bus service is provided between the Airport and the city of Mykonos (Chora) and other destinations, (only during summer season).

By Car : Mykonos Airport is located 3.5 km from the city of Mykonos (Chora) and is easily accessible via Mykonos provincial road. The journey to and from the city centre takes about 10 minutes. Ornos, Psarrou, Platis Gialos are 3.5 km away from the airport and the journey from the Airport takes about 10-15 minutes.

By Taxi : 24/7 metered taxi service is available outside the Mykonos Airport Terminal building. The journey from the Airport to the city of Mykonos (Chora) is about 10 minutes.

See also


  1. ^ "World Aero Data: MIKONOS -- LGMK". Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ "MYKONOS AIRPORT". Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ retrieved 19 May 2018
  4. ^[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ Notam B0713/14
  6. ^ "Greece signs privatization of 14 regional airports with Germany's Fraport -". Retrieved 2017.
  7. ^ Editorial, Reuters. "REFILE-UPDATE 1-Greece signs major privatisation deal with Germany's Fraport". Retrieved 2017.
  8. ^ "Fraport Greece Begins 40-Year Concession at 14 Greek Regional Airports",
  9. ^ "Fraport Greece's Development Plan for the New Era at the Greek Regional Airports",
  10. ^
  11. ^
  12. ^
  13. ^ 2017, UBM (UK) Ltd. "Eurowings launches Munich base; expands Vienna service in S17". Retrieved 2017.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  14. ^ Press, Europa (13 December 2017). "Palermo y Miconos, nuevos destinos de Iberia Express para el próximo verano".
  15. ^
  16. ^
  17. ^ "Ryanair expands Dublin - Greece network from late-August 2020". 30 July 2020.
  18. ^ retrieved 19 September 2020
  19. ^ Dec 13; Hofmann, 2018 Kurt. "LaudaMotion to add nine routes, increase frequencies in 2019".
  20. ^ Liu, Jim. "Ryanair / Laudamotion S20 network consolidation as of 18JUN20". Routesonline. Retrieved 2020.
  21. ^ Ltd. 2018, UBM (UK). "Swiss expands Geneva European network from June 2019". Routesonline.
  22. ^ a b c d Liu, Jim (25 May 2020). "Volotea outlines post-COVID 19 network expansion in S20". Routesonline.
  23. ^
  24. ^
  26. ^ "Mykonos Airport (jmk) Air Traffic statistics",
  27. ^ "To & From the Airport-How to get to the airport!",

External links

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