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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 2022 Database.
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.
Crete Chania Airport Shops, Restaurants, and Facilities
Tax Free shops, bars, restaurants, cafes, and facilities at Crete Chania Airport include:
What airlines operate passenger services out of Crete Chania Airport?
The following airlines all fly passenger services out of Crete Chania Airport:
What are the closest airports to Crete Chania Airport (CHQ)?
Here are the 10 closest airports to Crete Chania Airport.
Duty Free Allowance at Crete Chania Airport
If you are travelling to Greece from a country within the EU, then you can bring in an unlimited amount of goods that you have bought in that country as long as the price you paid included tax and the goods are for your own personal use (this also includes items that you intend to be gifts).
What are the limits on duty free cigarettes/alcohol at Crete Chania Airport from inside the EU
Despite there not being a limit on the amount of alcoholic and tobacco goods that you can bring in from a country in the EU, if you have goods that are more than the following guidelines, then there is a good chance that you will be questioned by a Customs Officer about what you intend to do with the goods:
- 800 cigarettes, 200 cigars, or 1 kg of tobacco
- 110 litres of beer
- 10 litres of spirits
- 90 litres of wine
- 20 litres of fortified wine
What are the limits on duty free cigarettes/alcohol at Crete Chania Airport from outside the EU
If you are entering Greece from a country outside of the EU, then your allowance changes to the amounts listed below. Again, these must be for your own personal use. If you intend to sell the goods or if you go over these allowances, then you may have to pay duty and/or tax).
- 200 cigarettes, 100 cigarillos, 50 cigars, or 250g of tobacco
- 4 litres of still wine
- 1 litre of alcohol over 22% volume or 2 litres of alcohol less than 22% volume
- 16 litres of beer
- up to £390 worth of all other goods
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