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HER Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: HER / LGIR
Airport Names:
  1. Heraklion International Airport “Nikos Kazantzakis”
  2. Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Ηρακλείου “Νίκος Καζαντζάκης”
Location: Heraklion, Crete, Greece
GPS Coordinates: 35°20'22"N by 25°10'49"E
Area Served: Heraklion
Operator/Owner: Greek Government
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 115 feet (35 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Heraklion International Airport “Nikos Kazantzakis” (HER):

  • Heraklion International Airport “Nikos Kazantzakis” (HER) has 2 runways.
  • The furthest airport from Heraklion International Airport “Nikos Kazantzakis” (HER) is Rurutu Airport (RUR), which is located 11,521 miles (18,541 kilometers) away in Rurutu, French Polynesia.
  • In addition to being known as "Heraklion International Airport “Nikos Kazantzakis”", another name for HER is "Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Ηρακλείου “Νίκος Καζαντζάκης”".
  • It is often requested by airlines that passengers do not take any photographs or video of the runway.
  • The closest airport to Heraklion International Airport “Nikos Kazantzakis” (HER) is Sitia Airport (JSH), which is located 53 miles (85 kilometers) E of HER.
  • Because of Heraklion International Airport “Nikos Kazantzakis”'s relatively low elevation of 115 feet, planes can take off or land at Heraklion International Airport “Nikos Kazantzakis” at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • In 1947, the first terminal was erected.

Map of Nearest Airports from Heraklion International Airport “Nikos Kazantzakis”:

List of Nearest Airports from Heraklion International Airport “Nikos Kazantzakis”:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
152.65 miles (84.73 km) ESitia Airport (JSH)Sitia, Crete, GreeceView Sitia Airport on a map Set JSH as destination Airport Get more information about Sitia Airport
259.51 miles (95.77 km) WNWChania International Airport, Daskalogiannis (CHQ)Chania, GreeceView Chania International Airport, Daskalogiannis on a map Set CHQ as destination Airport Get more information about Chania International Airport, Daskalogiannis
375.09 miles (120.85 km) NNESantorini National Airport (JTR)Santorini, Thira, GreeceView Santorini National Airport on a map Set JTR as destination Airport Get more information about Santorini National Airport
497.61 miles (157.08 km) EKasos Island Public Airport (KSJ)Kasos Island, GreeceView Kasos Island Public Airport on a map Set KSJ as destination Airport Get more information about Kasos Island Public Airport
5101.68 miles (163.63 km) NNWMilos Island National Airport (MLO)Milos, GreeceView Milos Island National Airport on a map Set MLO as destination Airport Get more information about Milos Island National Airport
6108.68 miles (174.91 km) NEAstypalaia Island National Airport (JTY)Astypalaia Island, GreeceView Astypalaia Island National Airport on a map Set JTY as destination Airport Get more information about Astypalaia Island National Airport
7110.91 miles (178.50 km) EKarpathos Island National Airport (AOK)Karpathos, GreeceView Karpathos Island National Airport on a map Set AOK as destination Airport Get more information about Karpathos Island National Airport
8115.52 miles (185.92 km) NParos National Airport (PAS)Paros, GreeceView Paros National Airport on a map Set PAS as destination Airport Get more information about Paros National Airport
9120.77 miles (194.36 km) NNaxos Island National Airport (JNX)Naxos Island, GreeceView Naxos Island National Airport on a map Set JNX as destination Airport Get more information about Naxos Island National Airport
10137.34 miles (221.02 km) WNWKythira National Airport Alexandros Aristotelous Onassis (KIT)Kithira, GreeceView Kythira National Airport Alexandros Aristotelous Onassis on a map Set KIT as destination Airport Get more information about Kythira National Airport Alexandros Aristotelous Onassis
11144.49 miles (232.53 km) NSyros National Airport Demetrius Vikelas (JSY)Syros Island, GreeceView Syros National Airport Demetrius Vikelas on a map Set JSY as destination Airport Get more information about Syros National Airport Demetrius Vikelas
12145.08 miles (233.48 km) NMykonos Island National Airport (JMK)Mykonos Island, GreeceView Mykonos Island National Airport on a map Set JMK as destination Airport Get more information about Mykonos Island National Airport
13146.56 miles (235.87 km) NEKos Island International Airport, Hippocrates (KGS)Kos Island, GreeceView Kos Island International Airport, Hippocrates on a map Set KGS as destination Airport Get more information about Kos Island International Airport, Hippocrates
14156.19 miles (251.36 km) NELeros Municipal Airport (LRS)Leros, GreeceView Leros Municipal Airport on a map Set LRS as destination Airport Get more information about Leros Municipal Airport
15174.37 miles (280.62 km) NNEIkaria Island National Airport (JIK)Ikaria, GreeceView Ikaria Island National Airport on a map Set JIK as destination Airport Get more information about Ikaria Island National Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Heraklion International Airport “Nikos Kazantzakis”:

List of Furthest Airports from Heraklion International Airport “Nikos Kazantzakis”:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,521.01 miles (18,541.21 km) SSWRurutu Airport (RUR)Rurutu, French PolynesiaView Rurutu Airport on a map Set RUR as destination Airport Get more information about Rurutu Airport
211,489.40 miles (18,490.34 km) SSEMangaia Island Airport (MGS)Mangaia Island, Cook IslandsView Mangaia Island Airport on a map Set MGS as destination Airport Get more information about Mangaia Island Airport
311,414.43 miles (18,369.70 km) SSERarotonga International Airport (RAR)Avarua, Cook IslandsView Rarotonga International Airport on a map Set RAR as destination Airport Get more information about Rarotonga International Airport
411,375.20 miles (18,306.57 km) SAkatoka Manava Airport (Mauke Airport) (MUK)Mauke Island, Cook IslandsView Akatoka Manava Airport (Mauke Airport) on a map Set MUK as destination Airport Get more information about Akatoka Manava Airport (Mauke Airport)
511,351.75 miles (18,268.83 km) SMitiaro Island Airport (MOI)Mitiaro Island, Cook IslandsView Mitiaro Island Airport on a map Set MOI as destination Airport Get more information about Mitiaro Island Airport
611,167.15 miles (17,971.73 km) SSWFa'a'ā International Airport (PPT)Papeete, Tahiti, French PolynesiaView Fa'a'ā International Airport on a map Set PPT as destination Airport Get more information about Fa'a'ā International Airport
711,164.93 miles (17,968.16 km) SSWMoorea Airport (MOZ)Moorea, Windward Islands, French PolynesiaView Moorea Airport on a map Set MOZ as destination Airport Get more information about Moorea Airport
811,149.72 miles (17,943.70 km) ESEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
911,126.96 miles (17,907.06 km) SSWHuahine – Fare Airport (HUH)Huahine, Society Islands, French PolynesiaView Huahine – Fare Airport on a map Set HUH as destination Airport Get more information about Huahine – Fare Airport
1011,120.39 miles (17,896.49 km) SMaupiti Airport (MAU)Maupiti, Leeward Islands, French PolynesiaView Maupiti Airport on a map Set MAU as destination Airport Get more information about Maupiti Airport
1111,117.57 miles (17,891.95 km) SBora Bora Airport (BOB)Bora Bora, French PolynesiaView Bora Bora Airport on a map Set BOB as destination Airport Get more information about Bora Bora Airport
1211,068.45 miles (17,812.90 km) SSWAnaa Airport (AAA)Anaa, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Anaa Airport on a map Set AAA as destination Airport Get more information about Anaa Airport
1311,028.17 miles (17,748.07 km) SWTureira Airport (ZTA)Tureia, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Tureira Airport on a map Set ZTA as destination Airport Get more information about Tureira Airport
1410,989.17 miles (17,685.30 km) SSWFakarava Airport (FAV)Fakarava, Society Islands, French PolynesiaView Fakarava Airport on a map Set FAV as destination Airport Get more information about Fakarava Airport
1510,983.45 miles (17,676.10 km) SENiue International Airport (IUE)Alofi, NiueView Niue International Airport on a map Set IUE as destination Airport Get more information about Niue International Airport