Airport of Leros useful information

leros airportThe Airport of Leros (LRS) is located in the northern part of the island in the location of Partheni.

Its operation began in 1984, and it is for small planes with about 50 seats. The airline that serves the island is Olympic air and Sky express.

Usually Olympic air reserves 25 seats for each flight and it depends on the pilot and the winds whether other people will be included.

If you can’t find a ticket, you can enter the waiting room and go early to the airport, there is usually a 90% chance of flying. The Olympiaki offices have been moved to the airport, so you can buy a ticket there.

Airport information

The National Airport of Leros, with IATA code LRS, was first built in 1984. Its runway is shorter than the modern average, with a length of only 1015 meters.

For this reason, only smaller ATR-43 and DASH-8 aircraft types come close. These aircraft have 50 seats and are used by Aegean/Olympic Airlines for their direct connection from Athens to Leros.

The two main airlines operating at Leros airport are Aegean/Olympic Airlines and SkyExpress. Both offer direct connections from Athens, the capital of Greece.

The frequency of their flights to Leros is once every 1-2 days during the winter season. During the summer season (May to October) there are daily flights. Tickets can be purchased online through the websites of Aegean Airlines and SkyExpress.
From Athens the flight starts at approximately 9:30, flight duration 45-55 minutes.

Public transpot

There is no bus to the Airport but you can go by taxi. the airport is about 3 kilometers from Platanos.

Telephone numbers

Airport Telephone numbers, +30 2247022275 and +30 2467044330. The flights to Athens are at 11 am and there are 2 flights every Wednesday. Eleftherios Venizelos airport Athens Information Olympic air tel.+30 210 9368424.

Airport Terminal

The area of the airport’s building facilities is 180 m2. Runway length 1015×30 m. The airport’s facilities and terminal are smaller than you might expect, but enough to provide a seamless service during the busy summer months.

The terminal is about 180 square meters, enough space for the average number of passengers the airport receives.

Airport facilities

airport terminal lerosLeros airport facilities are very basic. With a runway length of just over 1 kilometer (1015 metres), the airport can only handle small 50-seat aircraft operated by Olympic/Aegean Air and Sky Express.

For this reason, the installation requirements are quite low. The airport of Leros consists of a single terminal. The terminal measurement is 180 square meters, providing enough space even during the busy summer season.

Apart from the departure and arrival halls, no additional facilities are offered to passengers. Inside the terminal, you can enjoy free wireless connection (wifi).

There is also a small cafe offering snacks and drinks. The shopping possibilities at Leros airport are very limited, as there is only a duty-free shop. Please note that there are no car rental agencies at the airport.
How are you going?

There is no bus connection to Leros airport in Partheni. You can take a taxi from the square of Lakki or from Platanos, you can also call the squares to send you a taxi to the hotel or wherever you are staying in Leros.

Leros airport Map