Kos Airport (KGS)

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.


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Kos International Airport, also known as Hippocrates Airport and opened on April 4, 1964, is an airstation belonging to the Greek island of Kos. It operates with domestic and international flights to several important European destinations, many of them seasonal.

Official Website: kgs-airport.gr
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 2.7 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +30 224 205 6000. There is an information desk inside the main building.


The airport is located in Andimachia, 25 km (16 miles) to the southwest of the city of Kos.

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What services does Kos airport (KGS) facilities include

The airport has ATMs and Wi-Fi access free of charge.

Food and Drinks- In the Departures area there are several coffee shops, both before and after the security checkpoint.
Shopping- A store with duty-free items is available.
Baggage- Luggage carts available. Belongings lost inside the public area should be accounted for at the enclosure's information booth.
Other Services- First aid clinic.


Public and private transportation

Bus - KTEL (Tel +30 224 202 2292) operates services to the city of Kos and the port of Mastichari, with a trip of 40 minutes and a fare of €3.20. The stop is found 50 meters away from the terminal. Buses leave Mondays through Fridays between 8:00 am and 8:30 pm, Saturdays from 8:30 am to 2:15 pm and Sundays from 8:30 am to 8:30 pm. Transportation to Kefalos and Kardamena (€2.00) is also available. More information

Taxi - Ranks are situated directly outside the main building. The journey to the city centre takes 30-35 minutes and has a fare of €35.00. Information and reservations at Tel +30 224 202 2777 / 3333 / 1666.


Car rental agencies

There are car rental counters from the following companies in the Arrivals Hall:

Avance (Tel +30 224 205 1313 - 8:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Avis/Budget (Tel +30 224 205 1885 - 24 hours a day)
Europcar (Tel +30 224 205 1649 - 7:30 am to 9:00 pm)
Hertz/Thrifty (Tel +30 224 205 1400 - 8:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +30 224 205 1915 - 8:00 am to 9:00 pm)


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Parking services at Kos airport (KGS)

There are spaces for short- and long-term parking in front of the terminal building.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs are advised to arrange the proper services with their airline or travel agency prior to their arrival.

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Latest updates: March 07, 2019