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Encyclopedia > Thessaloniki International Airport
Thessaloniki International Airport, "Makedonia"
IATA: SKG - ICAO: LGTS
Summary
Airport type Public/Military
Operator Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority
Serves Thessaloniki
Elevation AMSL 22 ft (7 m)
Coordinates 40°31′11.01″N, 22°58′15.42″E
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10/28 8,005 2,440 Asphalt
16/34 7,907 2,410 Asphalt

Thessaloniki International Airport, "Makedonia" (Greek: Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Θεσσαλονίκης "Μακεδονία") or Makedonia International Airport (IATA: SKGICAO: LGTS) is about 15 km SE of the city centre of Thessaloniki; close to the busy suburb of Kalamaria. It is the fourth most used airport in Greece. 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. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The term above mean sea level (AMSL) refers to the elevation (on the ground) or altitude (in the air) of any object, relative to the average sea level. ... A foot (plural: feet) is a non-SI unit of distance or length, measuring around a third of a meter. ... The Metre (or Meter) is the base fundamental unit of length in the metric measurement system as defined originally by the French Academy of Sciences during the French Revolutionary–Napoleonic war era, and subsequently adopted by various successive International Standards Committees as the utility, elegance, and self-consistency of the... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically); large version (pdf) The geographic (earth-mapping) coordinate system expresses every horizontal position on Earth by two of the three coordinates of a spherical coordinate system which is aligned with the spin axis of the Earth. ... 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. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Kalamaria (Greek: Καλαμαριά) is a suburban city in the Thessaloniki Prefecture located about 5 km southeast of downtown Thessaloniki. ...


Airlines

There are plenty of flights to some Greek cities; mostly Athens as well as Heraklion, Rhodes, Corfu, Alexandroupolis, etc. There are also international flights to some European airports such those of London (Gatwick), Berlin, Rome (Fiumicino), Munich, Stuttgart, Milan (Malpensa) and Moscow as well as to Larnaca, in Cyprus. In the past, there was also a transatlantic flight to the airport of Atlanta, United States. Aegean Airlines is an airline based in Athens, Greece. ... This article needs to be updated. ... Austrian (Austrian Airlines Österreichische Luftverkehrs AG) is the international airline of Austria, with its headquarters in Vienna. ... For the 1930s airline of similar name see British Airways Ltd British Airways (LSE: BAY, NYSE: BAB) is the largest airline of the United Kingdom. ... České aerolinie (or Czech airlines) is the Czech national airline company, founded on 6 October 1923 and headquartered in Prague. ... Jat Airways is the national carrier of Serbia and Montenegro, former national carrier of Yugoslavia, and the sixteenth-oldest airline in Europe. ... LTU International Airways (IATA: LT, ICAO: LTU, and Callsign: LTU) is a German charter airline company. ... Malév Hungarian Airlines, a translation of the Hungarian Magyar Légiközlekedési Vállalat, is the national airline of Hungary. ... Olympic Airlines (Ολυμπιακές Αερογραμμές - OA) is the state-run flag carrier of Greece, employing about 1850 people. ... Swiss International Air Lines is the principal airline of Switzerland operating scheduled services in Europe and to North America, South America, Africa and Asia. ... TAROM is the flag carrier airline of Romania. ... Athens (Greek: Αθήνα Athína IPA ) is the capital of Greece and one of the most famous cities in the world. ... Morozini Fountain on Venizelou square in Heraklion, Crete, built in 1628 Heraklion or Iraklion (Greek: Ηράκλειο), Greece is the largest city and the capital of Crete. ... Rhodes, Greek Ρόδος (pron. ... Pontikonisi Island Corfu (ancient and modern Greek Κέρκυρα, Kérkyra, Latin Corcyra; see also List of traditional Greek place names) is an island of Greece, in the Ionian Sea. ... Alexandroupolis (Greek: Αλεξανδρούπολη) is a city of Greece and the capital of the Evros Prefecture in Thrace. ... For other uses, see London (disambiguation) and Defining London (below). ... Gatwick Airport (IATA: LGW, ICAO: EGKK) is Londons second airport and the second busiest airport in the UK after Heathrow in terms of passengers per year. ... (help· info), IPA: , is the capital city as well as a state of Germany, and also the countrys largest city. ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Left-Wing Democrats) Area  - City Proper  1285 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,553,873 almost 4,300,000 1. ... Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport (IATA: FCO, ICAO: LIRF), also known as Fiumicino International Airport, is Italys largest airport, with over 28 million passengers in the year 2004. ... Munich and the Bavarian Alps Munich (German: München, (pronounced listen) is the largest city and capital of the German Federal State of Bavaria. ... Stuttgart, a city located in southern Germany, is the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg with a population of approximately 590,000 as of September 2005 in the city and around 3 million in the metropolitan area. ... Milan (Italian: Milano; Milanese dialect: Milán) is the main city in northern Italy, and is located in the plains of Lombardy, the most populated and developed region in Italy. ... Malpensa International Airport (IATA: MXP, ICAO: LIMC) is located in the province of Varese, near Milan, Italy. ... Moscow (Russian: Москва́, Moskva, IPA: (help· info)) is the capital of Russia and the countrys principal political, economic, financial, educational and transportation center, located on the river Moskva. ... Larnaca, or Larnaka(also colloquially Skala), is a city on the southeast coast of Cyprus. ... This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ...


External links

  • Greek Airports: Thessaloniki International Airport, "Macedonia"
  • Greek Airport Guide: Thessaloniki Airport, "Makedonia"
  • World Aero Data on this airport (LGTS)
  • Street map from Multimap
  • Satellite image from TerraServer

 
 

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