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Encyclopedia > Eleftherios Venizelos Airport

The Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, (IATA: ATH, ICAO: LGAV) which began operation in March 2001, serves the city of Athens in Greece. It is located between the towns of Markopoulo, Koropi, Spata and Loutsa, about 20 km east of Athens city centre (30 km by road, due to intervening hills). An IATA airport code, known by the IATA as an IATA location identifier or, simply, a location identifier [1], is a three-letter alphabetic code designating many airports around the world. ... The ICAO airport code is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... The Acropolis in central Athens, one of the most important landmarks in world history. ... There are communities that have the name Markopoulo in Greece (Greek, Modern: Μαρκόπουλο/ Ancient/Katharevousa: Markopoulon): Markopoulo, a suburban town of Athens. ... Koropi is also a village in the prefecture of Magnesia, see Koropi (Magnesia), Greece Koropi (Greek, Modern: Κορωπί, Ancient/Katharevousa: -on), is a suburb in the eastern part of Athens, Greece. ... Spata (Greek: Σπάτα), ancient form and Latin: Pallene, is a suburb in the eastern part of Athens, Greece. ... Artemis, Artemida (Greek, Modern: Αρτεμίδα, Ancient/Katharevousa: -str) or Loutsa (Greek: Λούτσα) is a suburban town in east Attica, approximately 25 km east of Athens, S of Rafina, NE of the Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, E of the Attiki Odos (numbers 6 and 65) and N of Lavrio. ...


It is named after Eleftherios Venizelos, the Cretan politician and Prime Minister of Greece, who was prominent in the Cretan rising against the Ottoman occupation of Crete in 1896. It has the IATA airport code ATH (which it overtook from Ellinikon International Airport which it replaced) and the ICAO airport code LGAV. Eleftherios Venizelos Eleftherios Venizelos (Ελευθέριος Βενιζέλος) (August 23, 1864 - March 18, 1936) was probably the most significant politician of modern Greece. ... Greece and Crete Crete, sometimes spelled Krete (Greek Κρήτη / Kriti; see also List of traditional Greek place names) is the largest of the Greek islands and the fifth largest in the Mediterranean Sea. ... Imperial motto (Ottoman Turkish) Devlet-i Ebed-müddet (the Eternal State) The Ottoman Empire at the height of its power Official language Ottoman Turkish Capital Bursa (1335 - 1365), Edirne (1365-1453), İstanbul (Constantinople) (1453-1922) Imperial anthem Ottoman imperial anthem Sovereigns Padishah of the Osmanli Dynasty Population ca 40... 1896 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... An IATA airport code, known by the IATA as an IATA location identifier or, simply, a location identifier [1], is a three-letter alphabetic code designating many airports around the world. ... Ellinikon International Airport (IATA: ATH, ICAO: LGAT), sometimes spelled Hellinikon (in Greek Ελληνικόν) was the international airport of Athens for sixty years up until 2001 when it was replaced by Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. ... The ICAO airport code is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ...


The runways are approximately 4 kilometres in length. The Airport was developed by public-private partnership. Greece holds 55% of the shares. It is considered one of the most expensive airports in Europe since its cantinas and cafes have to pay a very high rent.


A rail station immediately adjacent to the airport terminal (and accessible by an elevated walkway) was completed in time for the 2004 Olympics. The station is served by line 3 of the Athens Metro and by the Proastiakos suburban train service. The Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, commonly known as the 2004 Summer Olympics were the 28th Summer Olympic Games. ... Refurbished metro station in Maroussi, Athens. ... Proastiakos train in Athens Central Railway Station The Proastiakos (Greek: Προαστιακός meaning literally the Suburban) is the suburban railway system of Athens, Greece. ...


Robotic security

The new airport is equipped with two robotic systems (robots "Hercules" and "Ulysses") capable of handling suspect devices, designed to protect the lives of individuals as well as airport spaces, by safely identifying and removing explosives.


Hercules was donated by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation to the airport. It is a system worth approximately €170,000, manufactured by Soukos Robots ABEE. Hercules is capable of the safe collection and transportation of explosives for disposal. It is equipped with a spherical shaped tank with a diameter of 120 cm, and two robotic folding arms.


Ulysses is a system worth €94,000, donated by Soukos Robots ABEE. This system was manufactured in order to serve as a supplement to Hercules, allowing entrance in difficult access areas such as toilets, buses or aircraft. It is a light but highly efficient robot, equipped with a shock-absorbing system allowing movements on rough surfaces.


Airlines

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  • Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport Homepage

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Airport Technology - Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Athens, Greece (1053 words)
The owner of the new airport is Athens International Airport SA, with 55% of shares held by the Greek state, and the rest owned by a private consortium.
The new airport, called Elefterios Venizelos Airport, was necessary to replace the existing, 11 million passenger a year facility at Hellenikon to the south of Athens, which was no longer capable of coping with increasing air traffic.
The airport is designed with two parallel runways enabling simultaneous take-offs and landings, which are connected to a double taxiway system.
Eleftherios Venizelos Airport (198 words)
This airport, which began operation in March 2001, serves the city of Athens in Greece.
The new airport is equipped with two robotic systems (robots "Hercules" and "Ulysses") capable of handling suspect devices, designed to protect the lives of individuals as well as airport spaces, by safely identifying and removing explosives.
Hercules was donated by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation[?] to the airport.
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