Rhodes International Airport, officially called Diagoras International Airport is the largest and busiest airport in the country. Situated at a very ideal location, just 14 km north of the village Paradeisi, Rhodes International Airport is the fourth-largest airport of the country. Dedicated to Diagoras, a Greek poet and sophist of the 5th century B.C., it handles approximately 5.5 million passengers annually and is a well-established and well reputed facility.
Considered to be a big airport, numerous airlines operate from here taking flights to various destinations all over the world like Athens, Munich, Saint Petersburg, Berlin, Riga, Zurich, London, Vienna, Naples, Glasgow, Manchester and many others. These airlines include Air Berlin airlines, Arkefly, Blu express, British airways, Condor, easy jet, Germanwings and jetairfly among others. The airport has also been awarded two awards for being the best airport in Southern Europe.
Both scheduled and charter flights operate at the airport, especially during the summer when there is peak tourism traffic. The airport has the capacity of parking 13 aircrafts and it boasts of a huge aircraft parking floor of 110,600 square meters. The terminal building can house 1700 passengers and has an area of 20,753 sq meters with continuous expansions and improvements.
Diagoras International Airport has one terminal which consists of two different buildings conjoined by a hallway. Departures are served both in the ground and first floor which are fully equipped with check-ins, baggage checks, passenger screening, gates and shops whereas only the ground floor's southern corner is used for arrivals. Among other facilities, a police station, a medical clinic, airline and handlers’ offices, along with recently refurbished duty-free shops, cafes and restaurants are housed at the airport grounds. The airport has a single runway which is 3,306 meters long.
The airport has been gradually renovated with expansion to facilities planned, new taxiways and refurbished airport buildings. In 2005, an upgraded passenger terminal was inaugurated for a more comfortable and modern experience for the passengers. The airport was privatized along with numerous other regional airports by a joint venture between Fraport AG and Copelouzos Group in 2015.
Many transportation options are available for transfers out of the airport. At nights when there is no public transportation, when you have a lot of luggage, and when you want to avoid the hustle and bustle of public taxis, private transportation emerges as the solution. Having a personal vehicle means that you save loads of your time expecting the subsequent bus or railway system to return to the station.
Rydeu offers a variety of options, suitable for all, ranging from budget and affordable rides to high-end luxury trips. Book a ride in advance to cash on the savings. Unlike a regular taxi, you will know your exact fare in advance. There are no hidden costs and you can even schedule your taxi to your specific time. You are helped to your luggage in the car and are taken to your destination with complete comfort.
Understanding the time sensitivity which comes with all trips, Rydeu provides a feasible 24 hour cancellation policy. An intra city trip can be cancelled up to 3 hours before a ride whereas an intercity trip can be cancelled 24 hours before.
Enjoy a stress-free journey between the airport and Rhodes with Rydeu’s reliable transfer service. Rydeu provides a one-step solution to all your problems with its easy and hassle-free experience. Transfers from Rhodes International Airport have never been easier!