Ports of Call
Airports in Cyprus
Located next to Larnaca Salt Lake, only three miles (5km) from central Larnaca, Larnaca International Airport is a popular airport in Cyprus serving more than five million people each year.
Larger than Paphos International Airport (the other main airport in Cyprus), Larnaca International Airport has one primary passenger terminal and one VIP terminal for visiting heads of state. The small facility is usually crowded but not chaotic; the main terminal underwent an upgrade in 2009, adding a large duty-free area with a selection of restaurants. The terminal is still being worked on, and by 2013 will receive a makeover to reflect the island's medieval heritage in its facade.
Larnaca International Airport is a friendly and efficient facility, and a good introduction to the pleasures of a holiday in Cyprus.
The airport is three miles (5km) outside of Larnaca.
Getting to the city
Buses and a few express shuttles provide regular service from the airport to Faros, Tekkes, Limassol, Nicosia and Larnaca. Various shuttle companies offer service from the airport by advance arrangement, and some local hotels offer transfer services for guests.
GMT +2 (GMT+3 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).
Tel: +357 24 816400
Paphos International Airport is Cyprus' second-largest Airport and is well situated, allowing passengers easy access to beach resorts areas such as Limassol and Coral Bay. It has a modest selection of shops and restaurants as well as some cafés selling strong, and delicious, Cypriot coffee.
The airport is situated nine miles (15km) east of Paphos.
Getting to the city
Taxis offer transport to the city centre from outside the airport terminal and there is a regular bus service into town departing outside the terminal building.
GMT +2 (GMT +3 from the last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).
Tel: +357 25123022
Larnaca International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.
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