Leros Airport

Information about the airport of Leros

airport-of-lerosLeros municipal Airport, with at IATA code of LRS, was first built in 1984. Its runway is shorter than the modern average, with a length of only 1015 meters. For that reason, only smaller aircraft types of ATR- 43 and DASH-8 are approaching. These aircrafts are 50-seaters, and are used by Aegean/Olympic Airlines for their direct connection from Athens to Leros.

The two main aircraft airlines operating in Leros airport are Aegean/Olympic Airlines, and SkyExpress. They are both offering direct connections from Athens, the capital city of Greece. The frequency of their flights to Leros is once per 1-2 days during the winter period.

During the summer season (May to October) flights are operated on a daily basis. Tickets can be bought online through the websites of Aegean Airlines and SkyExpress. There is also a ticket office in the Airport, in case you don’t have internet access, or you want to book it offline. You can learn more regarding the Arrivals and Departures of the airport of Leros in our Menu section.

The facilities and terminal of the airport are smaller than what you would expect, but enough to provide a seamless service during the busy summer months. The terminal is measured roughly at 180 square meters, enough space for the average passenger numbers that the airport is receiving.


airport-facilitiesThe facilities of Leros airport are like those of a small provinsial greek  airport. The airport’s a runway has length of  1015m, the airport is only able to serve small, 50-seater aircrafts operated by Olympic/Aegean Air and Sky Express. For that reason, the facility requirements are pretty low. Leros Airport consists of one single terminal. The termina l’s measurement is 180 square meters, providing enough space even during the busy summer season.

Other than the departures and arrivals halls, there are no extra facilities offered to the passengers. Inside the terminal, you can enjoy free wireless connection (wifi). There is also a small cafeteria, offering snacks and drinks. Shopping possibilities in Leros Airport is very limited, with only a duty free shop being present. Please note that there are no rental car agencies present in the airport. For more info regarding transportation and moving around Leros, please visit our Car Hire page.

Single terminal 180 sq.m
Duty Free Shop
Cafe/Snack bar
Free WiFi
Taxi stop

Car Hire

Hiring a car in Leros is a good idea, as it will help you to explore the island easier. Leros Airport is located in Partheni, 9 km north of the Island center, Platanos. For that reason, walking is not an option and transportation by car would be needed. Please note that there are no car hire rental kiosks located inside the airport of Leros. Therefore, we advise you to pre-book your car from the car hire companies located in Platanos and around.