Chania airport (CHQ)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


  Passenger Guide


Chania International Airport Ioannis Daskalogiannis, opened in 1959, is an air station belonging to the island of Crete that serves its municipal capital. In addition to domestic destinations, it operates seasonal international flights within Europe.

Official Website:

Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 6:30 am to 10:30 pm.

Annual passenger traffic: 3.3 million passengers went though it during 2022.

Tel: +30 282 108 3800. Information desk in the central hall.


The airport is located 15 km (9 miles) to the east of the capital and 20 km (12 miles) northeast from Souda.

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What services does Chania airport (CHQ) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, power outlets for electronic devices and free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks

A number of cafes and fast food outlets are available on both the ground and first floors.


There is a duty-free shop in the boarding area.


Luggage trolleys are available. In case of lost luggage, contact the relevant airline offices.

Other services

First aid clinic, nursing room.

Accommodation near Chania airport (CHQ)

There are no hotels within the site. Some of the nearby accommodation includes:

My Cretan Village by Go4sea (0.5 km/0.3 miles)
Youth of Dope Hostel (1.3 km/0.8 miles)
Pazinos Village Studios (2.1 km/1.3 miles)
Areti Suites (2.3 km/1.4 miles)
Angela Apartments (4.6 km/2.8 miles)


  Booking accommodation

Car rental agencies

Offices in the Arrivals area.

  1. Avance/Trust (Tel +30 282 106 3035 - 8:00 am to 9:00 pm)
  2. Avis/Budget (Tel +30 282 106 3080 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
  3. Hertz/Thrifty (Tel +30 282 106 3385 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
  4. Kydon (Tel +30 282 106 6400)
  5. Sixt (Tel +30 282 102 0905 - 7:00 am to 10:30 pm)

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Parking services at Chania airport (CHQ)

There are open-air spaces for short and long stays directly in front of the main building. The first 20 minutes are free of charge. More information: Tel +30 697 972 0983. Rates


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities are basic. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs are advised to coordinate the necessary services with their airline or travel agent at the time of booking.

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Latest updates: March 17, 2023