The airport was opened in 1977.
Distance and Direction from city: 8 NM BRG 253° from city harbour..
Refernce point: 362420N 280513E
Runway: Designation 070°/250° Dimensions 3260x45
Diagoras Airport is located on the island of Rhodos. The airport is located 14km south west of the capital, the city of Rhodos, near the village of Paradisi. It is the third busiest airport of Greece in total passenger volume. The airport entered operation in 1977.
The airport covers a total area of 31,000 sq.m. and with the undergoing expansion its going to be doubled. The new terminal is supposed to be operative by the end of 2005 and will improve the services offered to charter airlines.
Diagoras Airport operates all day all year and many facilities are available;car hire,banks,duty-free,cafes and parking space outside the terminal.
In the inter Diagoras connects Rhodes with Athens on a daily basis(up to 8 flights/day),with thessaloniki, iraklion and Cyprus(3 to 5 times/week) and with the nearby islands of Kastelorizo, Karpathos
Kassos, Kos, Mytilini, Limnos, Chios and Samos. During the summer, except the domestic destinations the airport becomes a charter hub and the island is connected with most of the major European cities and some Arabians.
POSTAL ADDRESS: Diagoras Airport
TELEX: 292463 LGRP GR
IATA CODE: RHO
Airport Call Center: +302241088900
Airport Manager: +302241088901
Airport Operation Section: +302241088913
Air Traffic Services Section: +302241088814
Telecommunications Section: +302241088910 Fax:+302241083210
Electronics Section: +302241088706
Maintenance Section: +302241088907
Administration - Finance Section:+302241088907
AirlinesOloympic Airways : +3022410 88401, 88403
CRONUS AIRLINES : +3022410 82225
AEGEAN AIRLINES : +3022410 98345
KAL AVIATION (cargo) : +3022410 82128 - 0944 987188