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Location information for Kavala Airport

Kavala International Airport added Alexander the Great’s name to its official title in 1992. This airport mainly serves northern Greece’s second-most populated city, Kavala. Eastern Macedonia’s main seaport stands around 12 miles away with car rental in Kavala Airport. In 2003, more than 115,000 passengers passed through the airport.

Kavala Airport facilities

This airport is open only to general aviation flights for three midday hours on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. It is closed during the mid afternoon on most days during the off-season. Although most flights are seasonal charters from Turkey and Europe, direct flights to Larnaca and Athens are offered all year long. Budget, Europcar and Sixt are among the agencies allowing passengers to compare car hire on site.

Kavala Airport excursions

The birthplace of the last Egyptian dynasty founder, Mehmet Ali, still stands in his hometown, Kavala. The same Byzantine castle has stood guard over Kavala since the 15th century. Kavala is less than four miles from at least five beautiful Blue Flag beaches, while the ancient city of Philippi is less than 10 miles away. Philippi’s ancient theatre still stages live summer performances.

Best time to visit

Crisp mountain air helps cool Kavala’s hot and humid summers, when rainfall is scarce and the sun shines almost daily. Warm weather lasts from May to October, while November and December are both the rainiest and the coldest months. Although snowfall is a rare sight in Kavala, the city usually receives sporadic flurries at least once each year.

Car rental in Kavala Airport

Car hire in Kavala Airport is the best way to explore this city which has no train station and taxis as its only public transportation. The E90 is the main route linking Kavala to Thessalonika, while the Egnatia motorway is positioned north of Kavala and the Dramas-Kavalas road connects the two cities. Another more scenic route runs directly along the coastline.