Athens and Gran Canaria Island airports and terminals
Airports in Athens , GR
Eleftherios Venizelos airport (ATH)
Distance from City Center: 12.2 miles
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Flights to Gran Canaria Island
Flying out of Athens
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Athens Major Airport
The major airport serving Athens is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, which is located about 22 miles from downtown Athens. Several major airlines service the airport, including Delta, US Airways, British Airways, KLM, Aeroflot, Air France, United, American, and several more. Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air use Athens as a major hub. At Orbitz.com, travelers can compare the prices from most of these airlines, so they receive the best deals and options that suit their needs.
Parking Options at the Airport
The airport has several parking options, including short-term parking, long-term parking, and valet parking. The first 20 minutes are free in the short-term and long-term lots, which is ideal for dropping off passengers. A free shuttle bus will transport passengers to and from the airport terminals.
Transportation to the Airport
Several options are available for people to get to the airport, including taxis, the metro, rental cars, and buses. Taxis do not charge a flat rate as in some cities; instead they charge a metered rate, which is higher during nighttime hours. The metro and the express take 30 to 40 minutes to get downtown, and their prices vary. Car rentals are a more convenient option for people who want to explore the city. Check with Orbitz.com to book your rental and save more money.
Restaurants Located at the Airport
For those who need a snack or drink, the airport has the Aristotle Onassis Lounge, Goldair Handling Cip Lounge, and the Melina Merkouri Lounge. Along with food and drinks, these lounges offer other amenities including showers, television, and fax services.
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Gran Canaria Airport
For great deals on vacations to the Canary Islands, search for flights to Gran Canaria island on Orbitz.com. Gran Canaria Airport, also known as Las Palmas Airport, is located about 10 miles south of Las Palmas on Spain's Gran Canaria Island. This airport offers flights to domestic and international destinations on a wide variety of carriers, including Aer Lingus, easyJet, Luxair, Finnair, and SAS.
Ground Transportation at Gran Canaria Airport
After landing at Gran Canaria Airport, passengers can take public bus route 60 to downtown Las Palmas. Buses also run from the airport to the popular tourist areas Maspalomas, Playa del Cura, and Telde. Alternately, you can rent a car from Europcar, Avis, or one of the other car rental companies located on-site. Savvy travelers may want to book a car using Orbitz.com and have their car waiting for them when they arrive.
Gran Canaria's Weather
The mountainous island of Gran Canaria has mild temperatures all year round with unique microclimates found on various parts of the island. Summer daytime temperatures average 79 to 82 degrees Fahrenheit, and winter daytime temperatures average 61 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit. Gran Canaria does not get much rainfall, and summers are especially dry. Island visitors and residents alike enjoy an average of 2,805 hours of sunshine each year.
Gran Canaria Attractions
Nature lovers can enjoy a bevy of unique experiences on Gran Canaria Island. This island features volcanic craters, forests, sand dunes, mountains, natural parks, and gorgeous beaches. Visitors interested in history and culture may enjoy the Museo Canario in Las Palmas and the Museo de la Cueva Pintada. No matter what your vacation interests are, you can book cheap flights to Gran Canaria island and satisfy your urge to travel.
Flight schedule for flights from Athens to Gran Canaria Island on Sun, May 31, 2015
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|Aegean Airlines/airberlin||A3824/AB2086||ATH||8:35 AM||LPA||4:40 PM||320/320||10hr 5min|
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