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Kalamata International Airport (IATA: KLX, ICAO: LGKL) "Captain Vassilis Constantakopoulos" is an airport in the city of Kalamata, Greece. It mainly receives charter flights during the summer. On March 2013, Aegean Airlines opened a base in the airport.
The airport is located between Kalamata and Messini on GR-82 (Pylos – Kalamata – Sparta) and west of the train tracks on the Pamisos River plain. The runway is about 2.7 km long and runs from north to south from the highway north to the plain. The terminal lies to the east and is accessed with GR-7/E55/E65 (Kalamata – Tripoli – Corinth).
It is featured in the opening scene of the 2013 film Before Midnight.
There is a military base of the Hellenic Air Force and an air-training department to the west of the runway. Hellenic Air Force uses the same runway as the commercial airplanes.
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|17R||165°||8868ft / 2703 m||26ft||37.080394||22.022597||✘||-||-||3.0°|
|35L||345°||8868ft / 2703 m||16ft||37.056453||22.028181||✓||111.3||345°||3.0°|