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 Paphos Airport

Fly through Paphos Airport for the Best Resort Experience

Located 6.5 Km southeast from the city of Paphos, the Paphos international airport is the second largest airport in the country Cyprus. The largest airport at Cyprus is the Larnaca international airport.  The airport is very commonly used for vacation in the Western Cyprus area by the tourists. The airport provides easy access for tourists to the popular resorts of Paphos. These resorts include the Coral Bay which is about 50 km to the south east. The airport serves Paphos and Limassol districts. The airport is a hub for Ryan air airlines. Paphos international airport is located at Timi and Acheleia at Cyprus.

History

The company Hermes airports Limited took over the Larnaca airport and Paphos international airport in May of year 2006. The company took over the construction, operations and development of both the airports. It took over these airports for a period of 25 years. Paphos international airport served around 1744011 passengers in the year 2007. These statistics have been obtained from the airport operators. In November of year 2008, a new terminal got opened at the Paphos international airport. On 10 January of year 2012, Ryan air airlines announced the opening of their 50th base in the Paphos international airport. In April of year 2012, two aircrafts were placed at Paphos by them along with start up of 15 new routes which offered over 80 flights in one week. According to Ryan Air, the reason for opening up the base at Paphos was reduced landing charges which were offered by the incentive scheme of Hermes along with the fact that they could be easily operated within the standards. Currently, a new four lane road is under planning in order to link the Paphos international airport to Paphos for further passenger convenience.

Fleet

Paphos international airport has many airlines operating through it. Every airline has its own fleet of aircrafts and serves different destinations. Passengers can choose to fly with any airline they wish to fly with. Some of the airlines which operate through the Paphos international airport include Aegean Airlines, Arkefly, easy Jet, British airways, Germania, Jet air fly, Niki, Ryan Air, Primeria Air, Finn air, enter air, Thomas Cook Airline, Thomson Airways, Small planet airline, Monarch airlines, Jet time, travel service airlines, Ural Airlines, UTair Avaitaion and many others as well.

Awards

For the quality of their operations and reputation the airport has won the following awards.

·         Paphos airport was awarded for providing the best resort experience in 2010.

·         Paphos airport was awarded the Best resort airport in 2012.

Routes and Destinations

Paphos international airport serves many destinations some of which include Athens, London, Helsinki, Brussels, Copenhagen, Vienna, Glasgow, East midland, Manchester, Newcastle, Birmingham, Amsterdam, Prague and many more.

How to Check-In

Checking-in at the airport at the time of flight has become very simple these days as many airlines at the airport now allow the travelers to check-in via internet from their phones and tablets.  This saves time for them to load their luggage and get it checked through the system at the time of their flight. They no longer have to wait hours before their flight at the waiting area with online check-in systems.

The airport also has manual check-in systems for the passengers. There are a total of 28 check-in desks at the airport. Check-in at the airport starts at least two hours before the flight is supposed to departure. Check-in closes one hour to 30 minutes before the departure. These are the standard check-in times but this may actually vary according to the different airlines. The passengers are advised to ensure that they check these instructions on their tickets or consult their travel agents or airline websites. Passengers can also contact the airline directly for clearing any doubts or confusions.

Web check-in is available for the passengers 48 to 3 hours before their departure and allows them to save their valuable time. The airport also offers self-check-in service which allows the passenger to obtain their boarding passes without having to queue at the counter.

Baggage and Allowance

The passengers can drop off their luggage after they have checked in. luggage can be dropped off at the bag drop off counters of the airline. The bag drop desks will be available for the passengers who have their boarding passes.

Seating

Airline counters at the Paphos international airport are there to assist the passengers in time of any query. If the passenger wants to know the seating arrangement prior to departure, they can check it from these counters. Preferred seats can be asked for by the passengers at the airline counter of the airline they are traveling in.

Booking

Flight booking can be done through the airlines directly from which the passenger wants to fly through. Airport helpline is also always available for booking assistance for passengers. 

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 Airport Contact Details

Paphos Airport

Address:
Paphos 8320,
CYPRU

Tel:+357 (0)24 816400, 816426
Fax:+357 (0)24 643633

Website:

Owner:
Hermes Airports Ltd

 Location Details

Longitude:32° 28' 59'' E
Latitude:34° 43' 0'' N
IATA code:PFO
ICAO code:LCPH

 Airport Location

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