Airport details for: LGBL (Greece)


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General details

Name (city): Nea Anchialos
Country: Greece
vACC: Hellenic vACC

Nea Anchialos National Airport (IATA: VOL, ICAO: LGBL) is an airport located near the town of Nea Anchialos in Greece. It serves the city of Volos and is also known as Volos Central Greece Airport or Volos Nea Anchialos Airport of Central Greece.

The airport is developed by public partnership and began operation on February 1991. It is the only civilian airport that serves the cities of Volos, Lamia, Larisa, Farsala, Trikala, and Karditsa. The airport is located between the towns of Nea Anchialos, Almyros, Velestino and Farsala, about 24 kilometres (13 NM) southwest of downtown Volos, in the Magnesia regional unit, in Thessaly.

The airport resides at an elevation of 83 feet (25 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 08/26 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,759 by 45 metres (9,052 ft × 148 ft).

The airport is designed to be upgraded over the ensuing years in order to accommodate the increase in air travel and its upgrades are planned in a six-phase framework. It currently has one terminal.

A rail station immediately adjacent to the airport terminal (and accessible by an elevated walkway) will be completed in 2013.There is a bus connecting airport and Volos bus station. Buses are waiting to pick up travelers after a plane lands. The airport is also accessible by the E75 highway.

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Elevation: 83 ft.
Transition altitude: 9000 ft.
MSA: 9000 ft.
Latitude: 39.219444
Longitude: 22.794445
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Number Course Length Elevation Lat Lon ILS ILS freq ILS FAC GP
08 79° 9052ft / 2759 m 83ft 39.217644 22.77867 - - 3.0°
26 259° 9052ft / 2759 m 19ft 39.221328 22.810264 110.9 259° 2.5°