Nestled on the southern tip of the Peloponnese Peninsula, Kalamata is a charming port town by the Messania Gulf. The second largest city on the peninsula after Patras, Kalamata is an important port in the Mediterrean Sea and is packed with historic and cultural sights.
Pick up a car hire from Kalamata Airport to make the most of this fascinating city. Auto Europe provides you with competitive car rental rates and a vast choice of vehicle categories from both local and international suppliers in Greece.
Kalamata International Airport (KLX)
Official name: Kalamata International Airport "Captain Vassilis Constantakopoulos".
Address: Klamata, Greece.
Location: The airport is five miles west of Kalamata centre.
Airlines operating from Kalamata Airport: There are daily domestic flights from Kalamata Airport operated by Aegean Airlines. International flights operate on a seasonal basis, and include connections to the UK serviced by the British Airways, easyJet and Thomas Cook Airlines.
There is one small terminal handling arrivals and departures.
Picking up a rental car from the airport is fairly easy as the rental desks are located in the arrivals hall. Have your voucher, driving licence, ID, and international credit card in the name of the main driver ready to pick up your car hire from Kalamata Airport.
Rental Desks Opening Times
As Kalamata Airport serves mostly seasonal flights for holiday makers, its facilities are modest. The airport offers its visitors a coffee shop, duty-free shop, and ATM.
There is a bus connection to Kalamata, Pylo, Koroni and Chora from the bus stop in front of the terminal. Taxi services are also available from the airport. Another option is car hire. You can reach the city centre in approximately in 15 minutes by the A7 road. Read our Greece driving guide to find out about local traffic regulations.
Parking in Kalamata centre is paid, so be sure to check parking signs carefully. There is a free parking near the railway station, however, it fills up quickly.
IATA Code: KLX
IACO Code: LGKL
General Information: Kalamata Airport lies five miles west of the city centre of Kalamata; the driving time is fifteen minutes with regular traffic.