Airport details for: LGKL (Greece)


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General details

Name (city): Kalamata
Country: Greece
vACC: Hellenic vACC

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.

  • 1959 – Kalamata International Airport opens
  • 1986 – Charter flights begin to operate out of the airport
  • 1991 – New aircraft terminal was built
  • 1991 – Operated by Hellenic Civil Aviation
  • 2012 – Renamed "Captain Vassilis Constantakopoulos" after Vassilis C. Constantakopoulos
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Elevation: 26 ft.
Transition altitude: 9000 ft.
MSA: 8800 ft.
Latitude: 37.068333
Longitude: 22.025278
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Number Course Length Elevation Lat Lon ILS ILS freq ILS FAC GP
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°