Athens International Airport "El. Venizelos" (in short IATA: ATH, ICAO: LGAV, HCAA (Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority): AIA), serves Athens, and Attica in general. It began operating on March 28, 2001, and it replaced the International Airport of Hellinikon, which had served Athens for 60 years. It was named after the Greek politician Eleftherios Venizelos, who, as prime minister of Greece, founded the Ministry of Aviation and made systematic efforts to organise civil aviation. The airport serves as a base for: Aegean Airlines, its subsidiary Olympic Air, Ryanair, which has been using it as a local base (since 1 April 2014), Ellinair and the Spanish air carrier Volotea. It is the largest airport in the country and since 2016 is in 28th position among the airports with the highest traffic in Europe.
ΔΙΕΘΝΗΣ ΑΕΡΟΛΙΜΕΝΑΣ ΑΘΗΝΩΝ "ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΙΟΣ ΒΕΝΙΖΕΛΟΣ"
Airport Information: (+30) 210 35 30 000
Airport Managing Company: (+30) 210 35 31 000