Kefalonia airport opened in 1971 to serve the former municipality Leivathos with improved transportation links , a taxi to Argostoli takes 15 minutes approximately. Kefalonia is now a single municipality. A new runway and the current terminal building were constructed in the 1980s.In December 2015, the privatization of Kefalonia Airport and 13 other regional airports of Greece was finalized with the signing of the agreement between the Fraport AG and the state privatisation fund.
Kefalonia airport is located near the region of Svoronata village, just 8 kilometers outside of Argostoli, the capital and largest town of Kefalonia. Since its initial construction, Kefalonia airport continues to serve its mission, which is to provide airplane transportation options to local tourists, businessmen and foreign people. If you are looking to experience the landscape beauty, as also as the unparalleled combination of calmness and excitement that the island of Kefalonia has to offer, Kefalonia airport will be your first stop of this journey.
The latest facility upgrade of Kefalonia airport took place in 2019, with a brand new terminal built from scratch. This expansion was the result of a continuously increased demand of the airport. The brand new terminal follows the latest EU regulations, providing a seamless arrival and departure service for all international tourists visiting Kefalonia.
Today, Kefalonia Airport serves more than 400,000 travelers per year, with the Summer months being the busiest of all. If you are coming from abroad, you have the option to fly to Kefalonia by taking advantage of one of the daily flights from Athens to Kefalonia (Aegean/Olympic Airlines), with an approximate flight time of 45 minutes. Additionally, there are frequent charter flights coming from nearby Greek islands (eg. Zante, Corfu) and abroad (Ryan Air, Sky Express).
You can book a taxi from Kefalonia airport to any destination you wish by sending us an email, calling us or using your favorite app. A driver from “Kefalonia Taxi Service” will hold a sign with your name on in the arrivals hall, will meet & greet you and will drive you quick and safely to your beloved destination!