Airport details for: LGRX (Greece)

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General details

ICAO: LGRX
IATA: GPA
Name (city): Araxos
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Country: Greece
vACC: Hellenic vACC
Description:

Araxos Airport (IATA: GPA, ICAO: LGRX) is an international military / civilian airport located near Araxos cape, Achaea, Greece. It serves the city of Patras as well as the western Peloponnese.

It is also known as Araxos National Airport or Agamemnon Airport. It serves (primarily) as an active air base for the Hellenic Air Force, with some civilian services to European destinations in the summer months.

Araxos airport is located 45 km west of the city of Patras and 60 km north of Pyrgos. There are bus services from Patras to Araxos.

Araxos was established as a military airport in 1936, but construction of the runway was not completed until 1941, when it also became the site of the first radar installation in Greece.

The airport has served as the home base of the Hellenic Air Force's 116th Combat Wing since May 1969, and of its precursor the 116th Combat Group since April 1962. It currently comprises the 336th Bomber Squadron and 335th Squadron.

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Elevation: 46 ft.
Transition altitude: 8000 ft.
MSA: 10900 ft.
Latitude: 38.151111
Longitude: 21.425556
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Runways

Number Course Length Elevation Lat Lon ILS ILS freq ILS FAC GP
18R 180° 10997ft / 3352 m 37ft 38.164508 21.426614 - - 3.0°
36L 360° 10997ft / 3352 m 46ft 38.137989 21.424747 - - 3.0°