Larnaca Airport

Larnaca Airport

Larnaca Airport (Larnaca International Airport), is the largest airport in Cyprus and is situated about 5 km south of Larnaca town. Larnaca Airport handling about 800 flight arrivals per month, is annually used by more than 5 million holiday makers visiting Cyprus. The number of tourists and consequently flights to Larnaca Airport are expected to grow exponentially in the coming years, as the nearby resort of Ayia Napa (situated 46 km from Larnaca Airport) becomes a hot European getaway destination!

The airport presently serves about 30 international airlines and about similar number of chartered airlines with it's spacious arrival and departure lounges. Cyprus Airways leads in the number of flights, and also has significant stake in the retail and duty free operations of Larnaca Airport.

New Larnaca Airport

Recently Larnaca Airport has undergone significant upgrades, where a new and modern terminal building was added to cater for the projected rise of flights to Larnaca Airport. With the opening of new Larnaca Airport terminal on November 7, 2009 - the old building is now being renovated and converted into a cargo facility. Although the the new terminal building has been commissioned and is in service, the work on extension of runway is still in progress.

Larnaca Airport New Terminal

With the latest upgrades, the new terminal of Larnaca Airport now has 67 check-in desks and eight check-in kiosks. It also features a 53,800ft² retail store, collectively operated by Cyprus Airports Duty-Free. Other latest additions to new Larnaca Airport are: an upgraded air traffic control tower, a new fire station with modern equipment, and significant improvement in the road infrastructure serving Larnaca International Airport!

Larnaca Airport Facilities

For food and refreshments there are several restaurants, cafeterias and bars at Larnaca Airport. The airport also contains post office, banks, bureau de change, auto exchange machines, ATM's and an Information Desk! There are car hire desks inside the terminal, and taxi stands are located just outside the terminal building. Click to read further about Larnaca Airport transfers and related services.

Larnaca Airport Duty Free

Larnaca Airport Duty free shops are an excellent place to shop, as the rates for Tobacco and Alcoholic drinks are much lower than found in downtown Larnaca or other EU states! You can check about Cyprus Customs here to check allowable limits on Tobacco and Alcohol to import into Cyprus.

Larnaca Airport Business Center

There is a VIP Business lounge at Larnaca Airport terminal building and one business center operated by Cyprus Airways

Larnaca Airport Facilities for Disabled

Larnaca Airport is amply equipped for disabled access, read more about Larnaca Airport Disabled facilities.