Thessaloniki International Airport
PO Box 22605, 551 03 Kalamaria,
Tel: +30 (0) 231 0473212
Fax: +30 (0) 2310 475555
Owner: H.C.A.A. (Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority)
IATA code: SKG
ICAO code: LGTS
SKG Arrivals today
Thessaloniki International Airport Arrivals
Thessaloniki Airport, formerly known as Mikra Airport, is an international airport that serves Thessaloniki, Greece’s second-largest city. It is in Thermi, 13 kilometers (8.1 miles) southeast of the capital. The airport is the country’s third-largest airport. It was the second-busiest airport in Greece in terms of flights served with 3 million passengers and the third-busiest in terms of passengers served in 2019. Thessaloniki arrivals serves people in Northern Greece, and it serves not only Thessaloniki but also Chalkidiki, a popular tourist destination, and the nearby cities of Central Macedonia.
Between 1994 and 2019, passenger traffic at Thessaloniki Airport increased from 2.2 million in 1994 to 6.9 million in 2019. A big decrease of Thessaloniki flight arrivals in 2020. There have been 2.3 million passengers in that year. The first months of 2021 aren’t promising but the summer months should be better.
Airlines and destinations
Airlines with SKG airport arrivals are include Aegean Airlines, Jet2, Arkia, LOT, Bluebird Airways, Enter Air, Olympic Air, Smartwings, Ryanair, Transavia, and Wizz Air. There are in summer a lot more options. This is as well for the destinations because it’s a typical summer destination for most people.
Top routes from SKG in winter
- ATH – Athens
- HER – Heraklion
- LCA – Larnarca
- MUC – Munich
- BER – Berlin
- FRA – Frankfurt
- VIE – Vienna
- DUS – Dusseldorf
- PFO – Pafos/Paphos
- STR – Stuttgart
- MJT – Mytilene Lesbos
- AMS – Amsterdam
- LGW – Gatwick
- STN – Stansted
- FCO – Rome
Thessaloniki Airport Terminal
The terminal at the airport has three levels. Only Thessaloniki airport arrivals are served on the ground floor, which is split into two sections: international/extra-Schengen and domestic/intra-Schengen SKG arrivals. The second floor contains departures and a shopping mall. There are 34 check-in counters, waiting rooms, restaurants, shops, and the offices of numerous airlines on this floor. Two restaurants and several bars with views of the runways are located on the third floor. Two passenger lounges are available. In the year 2021, a new terminal will open for Thessaloniki arrivals.
There are two runways (10/28 and 16/34) and two taxiways at the terminal for Thessaloniki flight arrivals. Narrow-body aircraft have 22 stands, while light aircraft have around 20 stands. The runway 10/28 extension project began in 2005 and finished in March 2019. The tarmac and other runway modernization programs are scheduled to be finished in 2019. The runway opened to the public on September 11, 2020 for Thessaloniki Makedonia arrivals. The runway will be extended into the sea by 1000 meters, bringing the overall length to 3440 meters. When the runway is ready for commercial use, it will be able to handle 89.6% of current commercial aircraft sizes, improving safety while landing in bad weather.
Transportation Thessaloniki Airport
The EO67 links the airport to the city’s major road arteries in the southeast, while the EO16 and A25 connect Thessaloniki and Chalkidiki to have Thessaloniki airport arrivals by car. The A1/E75 and A2/E90 motorways are accessible through the Thessaloniki Inner Ring Road. At the front of the terminal building, there are a total of 2,285 parking area, and at the terminal building, there is a car rental facility.
In addition, taxi services are available 24 hours a day outside the airport terminal facility after SKG arrivals.
Thessaloniki Urban Transport Organization (OASTH) bus serves the airport 24 hours a day, providing service between the Thessaloniki Bus Station and Makedonia airport arrivals/departures.