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Athens International Airport

Airport information
 Location of the airport in Greece
Airport typePublic
OwnerPublic/Private consortium
OperatorAthens International Airport S.A
ServesAthens, Greece
LocationSpata, Greece
*Aegean Airlines *Hellenic Imperial Airways *Fly Hellas *Olympic Air
Elevation94 m (308 ft)
Passenger change 09-10(-)5.0%
Aircraft operations191766
Movements change 09-10(-)8.7%

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Athens International Airport ( ) known as "Elefthérios Venizélos", Ελευθέριος Βενιζέλος) , which began operation on 29 March 2001, is the civilian airport that serves the city of Athens and the region of Attica. The airport is the major hub and base of Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air. The airport serves more than 15 million travellers annually and was named after the Greek statesman Eleftherios Venizelos. The airport has become increasingly popular as a gateway to Asia and the Middle East.

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