Kos Island International Airport, which is also referred to as Hippocrates, is located in the Greek island of Kos close to the village of Antimahia. It is 22km south-west of Kos town.

Kos National Airport, Kos Island, GREECE

Airlines At Kos KGS

Olympic Air S.A
Office at Kos Airport
Tel: 30 22420 28331-2,

Office at Kos Airport
Tel: 30 22420 51654

Eating and drinking: There is a cafe selling hot and cold drinks and small dishes and snacks in the terminal building.

Shopping: Duty-free shopping is available in the terminal building.

Luggage: Queries about lost items of luggage should be directed to the information desk or to the airline concerned.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers: Facilities are basic. Those who need assistance at the airport should contact their airline before travel.

Duty-free shop: yes

Other facilities: There is a medical centre at the airport. A police station is also located there.

General information

It is a fully civilian airport and is operated by the Hellenic aviation authority; it serves as an international point of entry for the rapidly developing tourist destination island. In addition, Kos Airport often receives and offers regular flights to Athens and Rhodes. As a result of Kos Airport’s development as a preferred destination, the airport handles many chartered flights. Regular service is offered by Olympic Airlines and Aegean Airlines. As an international point of entry the airport handled 1.64 million passengers in the year 2007.

Kos Airport’s single terminal covers some 5900 square meters and is equipped with select amenities that will surely welcome you onto the island, giving you the promise of a pleasant stay. Opened in April of 1963, you will find a selection of restaurants, cafeterias, light refreshments and bars to meet your energy needs at Kos Airport. For the shoppers, Kos Airport offers a selection of shopping facilities from duty free shopping to tax shopping.

For those who may have been unfortunate thus far on their trip they may find relief at the medical/first aid facilities to ensure they have a pleasant experience while at Kos. (usually the medical centre at the airport does not have a Doctor, but they will call a private Doctor to come to the airport and this will usually incur a charge)

Kos Airport is also equipped with a VIP lounge and baby changing facilities  and is configured to ensure the disabled are able to use all conveniences with ease. Feel free to use the Kos Airport information desks to find more information.

Transportation within and without Kos Airport is simple. There is a vast choice of transportation from rent-a-car options offered by four companies, to taxis to and from the airport. For those who prefer public transport one can take a walk to the giant roundabout outside the Kos Airport gate and find a KTEL bus running to from Kos Airport to Kos town.


– Aeolos Travel +30 22420 51271

– Amphora +30 22420 51216

– Karis +30 22420 51141

– Pandair +30 22420 51624

– Rhodos Tours +30 22420 54648

Kos Airport Taxi / Hotel Transfers

The taxi rank of Kos International airport Hippocrates is located outside the passenger terminal. Taxis are available when the airport is operating.

Taxi companies:

GTR Ltd Professional airport and port transfer services for Kos island. Instant online confirmation. 24H customer support.

You can select your Kos Airport transfer start and end point, get a price and pay online, all with instant confirmation. No need to worry about new currencies or over charges, you never pay our drivers cash because you’ve already paid! It’s a great way to start any visit in a new country. Pre book your private airport Taxi online and start to enjoy your visit from the moment you step off the plane. Arrive at your destination in comfort and style.

To book online click here

Car hire is also available at the airport

Kos Airport Airlines

Adria Airways Ljubljana [seasonal]
Aegean Airlines Athens, Thessaloniki[seasonal]
Air Berlin Basel/Mulhouse, Berlin-Tegel, Cologne/Bonn, Dresden, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover, Leipzig/Halle, Munster/Osnabruck, Munich, Nuremberg, Paderborn/Lippstadt, Zurich [all seasonal]
Arkefly Amsterdam [seasonal]
Arkia Israel Airlines Tel Aviv [seasonal]
Astra Airlines Larnaca, Mykonos, Rhodes, Santorini Airport, Skiathos
Austrian Airlines operated by Lauda Air Vienna [seasonal]
BMI East-Midlands [scheduled charter, seasonal]
Condor Berlin-Schonefeld, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg], Leipzig/Halle, Munich, Stuttgart [all seasonal]
Jet2 Manchester [seasonal]
Jat Airways Belgrade [seasonal]
Edelweiss Air Geneva [seasonal], Zurich
EasyJet London-Gatwick
Jetairfly Brussels [seasonal]
Monarch Airlines London-Gatwick, Manchester [seasonal]
Neos Bologna [seasonal], Milan-Malpensa [seasonal]
Niki Linz, Salzburg, Vienna [all seasonal]
Olympic Air Athens Airport, Leros, Rhodes Airport
Ryanair Frankfurt-Hahn, Milan-Orio al Serio & many more
Sky Express Heraklion, Thessaloniki [seasonal]
Sun d’Or International Airlines Tel Aviv [seasonal]
Thomas Cook Airlines Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Glasgow-International, London-Gatwick, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne [seasonal]
Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium Brussels, Liege [seasonal]
Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia Billund, Copenhagen, Oslo-Gardermoen [seasonal]
Thomson Airways Birmingham, Cardiff, Doncaster/Sheffield, London-Gatwick, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne[all seasonal]
Transavia Amsterdam, Eindhoven, Groningen, Maastricht [seasonal]
Transavia France Paris Airport Orly
Transaero Airlines Moscow-Domodedovo [seasonal][2]
Travel Service operated by Smart Wings Prague [seasonal]
TUIfly Basel/Mulhouse [seasonal], Cologne/Bonn [seasonal], Dusseldorf [seasonal], Frankfurt [seasonal], Hamburg [seasonal], Hanover [seasonal], Munich [seasonal], Nuremberg [seasonal], Stuttgart [seasonal]
Viking Airlines Bristol, East Midlands, London-Gatwick, Manchester [all seasonal]

Other useful numbers

1 Airport Master (0030) 22420 56001
2 Airport Employees (0030) 22420 56003
3 Airport Stationmaster (0030) 22420 51444
4 Police Dptm – Officer on Duty (0030) 22420 51590
5 Secretery (0030) 22420 56002
6 Security Office (0030) 22420 56043
7 Material Management (0030) 22420 56012
8 Air Traffic Controller (0030) 22420 56004
9 Electricians (0030) 22420 56008
10 Reservations (0030) 22420 51567
11 Accounts department (0030) 22420 56011
12 Engineers (0030) 22420 56030
13 Drivers (0030) 22420 56009
14 Telecommunications (0030) 22420 56005
15 Plumbers (0030) 22420 56027

Info taken from the official website