Heraklion Airport



Heraklion Airport, also known as Heraklion International Airport, is the primary airport serving the city of Heraklion on the island of Crete in Greece. It is the second busiest airport in Greece in terms of passenger traffic, with over 8 million passengers passing through its gates annually.

The airport serves as an important gateway to the popular tourist destination of Crete, providing access to many of the island's popular resorts and attractions. It is located just 5 kilometers east of the city center, making it easily accessible for travelers arriving by air.

Heraklion Airport offers a wide range of amenities and facilities for travelers, including duty-free shops, restaurants, and car rental services. The airport's modern terminal building provides a comfortable and convenient environment for passengers, with ample seating and clean facilities.

In addition to serving as a hub for commercial flights, Heraklion Airport also handles a significant amount of cargo traffic, supporting the island's economy and trade connections with the mainland and other European countries.

Overall, Heraklion Airport plays a crucial role in connecting Crete to the rest of the world, facilitating tourism, trade, and travel for the island's residents and visitors. Its modern facilities and efficient operations make it an important asset for the region.

Heraklion Airport Pick up and Drop off Instructions

Pick Up: We will waiting you outside of your arrival's hall on desk 29 with Sterling Rentals sign, our representative will drive's you on our private parking place where located 1 minute away with driving or 4 minutes by walking is only 150 meters away from arrivals hall.

Drop off: We will waiting our customers on our private spot to make the drop off, or they will drop it on our private drop box we will show them where exactly is when they collect the car. Pick up and Drop off location is exactly the same.

Walk in Instructions

How to walk in our Office: Starting from the exit of the arrivals gate: Please walk to the right following the pedestrian crossing. Please then follow the pedestrian street in the direction of the left. You will then enter the parking lot of all car rental companies. You will then meet an entrance of a public parking space in front of you but you will continue straight where you will see the inscription marker with the logo of Sterling Rentals where you can see the distance "25 meters" on it in the direction of the left. There is our office and one of our representatives to serve you. If you find it difficult to find us please call us at: 0030 6987243047
Exactly location so you can use Google Map to Avoid Mistakes.


Our office at Heraklion Airport bellow

Distance between airport & selected destinations

Port of Heraklion: 3.4 KM
City centre of Heraklion: 5 KM
Malia: 32 KM
Hersonissos: 22 KM
Agia Pelagia: 26 KM
Matala: 65 KM
Bali: 52 KM
Agios Nikolaos: 60 KM
Elounda: 67 KM
Rethymno: 82 KM
Chania : 140 KM
Chania Airport: 148 KM

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