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About Crete Chania Airport (CHQ)
Chania 731 00, Greece
+30 2821 083800
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Crete Chania Airport (IATA: CHQ, ICAO: LGSA), is an airport serving the Chania area in Greece. Scroll down or click here to see what Crete Chania Airport shops, bars, restaurants, cafes, and facilities we have in our Duty Free Information 2023 Database. Currently in our database we have information on 1 shops, 6 cafes, and 1 restaurants at Crete Chania Airport. If you believe this data is out of date or incorrect in any way, please contact us and we will get our team of researchers to correct our data.
This joint civil and military airport has one 3,347-meter asphalt runway and one terminal. It handles several charter flights from the U.K., Scandinavia, Germany and other European countries during the summer months. 1.7 million passengers passed through its doors in 2021, and it saw 16,157 aircraft movements.
CHQ began as a military airport that rarely served civil flights, but in 1967, a terminal was erected and parking for two aircraft was installed. The terminal was upgraded in 1996 and there was room for six aircraft. It could handle 1.35 million passengers annually, and in 2018, there was another terminal upgrade that added more baggage checkers and a duty-free shop. The gates were increased from 14 to 16. In 2000, the airport was renamed to Ioannis Daskalogiannis after a Cretan rebel during Ottoman rule.
There is plenty of parking available for both short- and long-term stays. Ground transportation includes buses, taxis and rental cars from most major car rental companies.
Frequently Asked Questions about Crete Chania Airport
It takes approximately 20 mins to drive the 8.4 mi (13.5 kilometres) between the centre of Chania and Crete Chania Airport, making it accessible enough to facilitate and accommodate any travel plans. Make sure you arrive in time to take the opportunity to explore the duty-free shopping opportunities located inside CHQ airport, where you can purchase exclusive perfumes and colognes, cigarettes, alcohol, food items, confectionery, and souvenirs from Greece.
External parking options are available. Don't forget that you can also opt to leave your car at home, thanks to the many public transportation alternatives that can take you to and from Crete Chania Airport.
Once you arrive at the airport, you have the option to fuel up for your journey ahead by grabbing a bite to eat at any of the 7 available restaurants and cafes, or why not head straight for the duty-free shopping opportunities at the 1 different shops around Crete Chania Airport? Get a last-minute gift for a loved one, or spoil yourself with a well-deserved souvenir from your trip.
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- Flocafe Espresso Room
- Forno Luca
- Goody's Burger House
- Labyrinth Flavors
Crete Chania Airport (CHQ/LGSA) shops, restaurants, and facilities
Shops, bars, restaurants, cafes, and facilities at Crete Chania Airport:
- +30 28210 63539
- +30 28210 63550
- +30 28210 63550
- +30 28210 63550
- +30 28210 65647
What airlines operate passenger services out of Crete Chania Airport?
The following airlines all fly passenger services out of Crete Chania Airport:
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