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Corfu Airport - All Information on Corfu Airport (CFU)

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Corfu Airport

I. Kapodistrias Airport, 69100 Kerkyra, Greece
+30(0)26610 39040
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Corfu Airport - All Information on Corfu Airport (CFU)

Corfu International Airport is also referred to as Ioannis Kapodistrias (Capodistrias) International Airport. The Airport is owned by the Greek government and is located on the Greek island of Corfu at Kerkyra. More specifically, Corfu Airport is situated just 1.2 miles/2 km south of Corfu Town and only 0.5 miles/0.8 km north of Pontikonisi.

The official address of Corfu Airport is Corfu International Airport, l. Kapodistrias, Corfu 491 00, Greece. You can call the airport for any customer information at the telephone number: +30 2661 089602.

Corfu International Airport is actually named after Ioannis Kapodistrias, who was a famous Corfiot diplomat and the first governor of Greece. The airport carries the international airport code of CFU (IATA), LGKR (ICAO) and CFU (FAA LID). Corfu Airport sits in a slightly elevated location just 6 feet/2 meters above sea level at 39°36′07″ N and 19°54′42″ E.

Corfu Airport served 3,364,115 passengers in 2018 (340,318 domestic passengers and 3,023,797 international passengers), which is an increase compared to 2017 where the airport assisted 3,364,115 passengers (295,745 domestic passengers and 2,622,205 international passengers).

Corfu International Airport is serving both charter flights from European cities and scheduled flight routes by Olympic Air and Aegean Air throughout the year. Most of the flights are charter flights, with air traffic peaking during the summer season, between April and October.

The biggest carrier at Corfu International Airport is Aegean Airlines that offers flight to and from Athens throughout the year. Furthermore, Ellinair with flight routes to and from Athens, Kiev–Boryspil, Krasnodar, Moscow–Sheremetyevo, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don, and Saint Petersburg. Ryanair is also among the biggest carriers at Corfu Airport, serving passengers to and from Bergamo, Berlin–Tegel, Birmingham, Bologna, Bratislava, Budapest, Charleroi, Cologne/Bonn, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Frankfurt, Leeds/Bradford, Liverpool, London–Southend, London–Stansted, Manchester, Pisa, Poznań, Vilnius, and Warsaw–Modlin.

Corfu International Airport covers approximately 4 acres/1.6 ha of land, and here you will find just one runway. The runway is quite special as it is short and mostly surrounded by water. This is because the runway is built largely within the Chalikiopoulos lagoon. This take-off and landing runway is 2,375 meters long and 45 meters in width. There is also a taxiway, which is 17,800 meters long. In addition, the area around the runway includes a fire station, 10 aircraft parking spaces, and 28 general air force parking spaces.

At Corfu Airport, passengers will find just one terminal, which is divided into a departures hall and an arrivals hall.

Corfu International Airport Ground Transportation

Transferring to and from Corfu Airport

Getting to and from Corfu International Airport is made easy. All passengers have a great range of transportation opportunities, including:

  • Buses: The local bus line 15 connects the airport and the Corfu harbor. The bus will be passing through the city center of Corfu and the main bus station in the city. The journey from the airport to the center of Corfu takes around 10-15 minutes.
  • Taxis: You can take a taxi to and from CFU Airport to the center of Corfu, which will take approximately 10 minutes, and the fare is normally 10 €.
  • Airport Shuttles: There will be several hotels and resorts, which offer a shuttle bus service at your disposal to get you to and from Corfu International Airport.
  • Car Rental Companies: You can book your car rental through one of the many car rental companies at Corfu Airport.

Hotels near Corfu Airport

There are a number of hotels to suit all budgets and requirements at or near Corfu Airport.

Parking at Corfu Airport

See options for parking services at Corfu Airport.

Additional Services and Amenities at Corfu Airport

At Corfu Airport you will find the usual array of bars and restaurants, airport lounges and shops.

Practical Information about Corfu International Airport

WiFi connection:

You will be able to find a free WiFi connection at Corfu International Airport in the terminal area including both sides of security. There will also be WiFi connections in most of the restaurant and retail areas.

To get online you simply set the wireless network to; Fraport Free WiFi. Then launch a web browser on your device where you will visit the welcome page. Please sign up for a WiFi account or log in with an existing account.


You cannot find any smoking facilities inside the terminal at Corfu Airport. Smoking is only allowed in designated areas outside the terminals.

If you are on a connecting flight, you will have to enter Corfu and smoke outside the terminal. Then, you have to go through Security again for your connection flight.

Duty-Free shops:

At Corfu International Airport, all passengers can find a broad selection of duty-free products from some of the world’s most popular brands. There will be everything from cosmetics, perfumes, tobacco products, confectionery, spirits, Greek gourmet, electronics, watches, accessories, and toys.

Passengers can also find a wide variety of clothing from famous brands like Boss, Victoria’s Secret, Folli Follie, Emporio Armani & Armani Jeans, Salvatore Ferragamo, Links of London, Swarovski, Swatch, Juicy Couture, Michael Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren, and many others.

Please note that all domestic travelers are allowed to enter the duty-free shops and can buy from a broad selection of goods. However, domestic travelers are not allowed to buy any duty-free tobacco or alcohol products.

Lost and Found:

If you need to report any lost items in the public areas or ground transportation areas at Corfu Airport, please contact the Lost & Found department at CFU Airport at telephone number +30 2661 033576.

If you need to report any lost items from an airplane, please contact that specific airline.

Things to do in Corfu

There are a number of activities to suit all ages and interests in the region - see a selection of tourist activities in Corfu Island, Greece.

Corfu International Airport’s website

IF you looking for more information about Corfu International Airport, then you can always visit Corfu Airport’s official website here:

Furthermore, if you have any questions or would like to get in contact with a member of the staff, you can contact the airport at telephone number: +30 2661 089602.

Local Information

Local voltage and plug type:

In Greece, the main electricity supply is at 230 volts (50 Hz). Types C and F with two pins are the most frequently used electric plugs in the country.

What side of the road for driving?

In Greece, you have to drive on the right side of the road.

Services at Corfu Airport

Useful Information about Corfu Airport

Corfu Airport's Passenger Volume Increased by 31% in October 2023

Corfu Airport witnessed a remarkable increase of 30.89%, representing 348,586 passengers. This was a significant rise compared to the same month in 2019.

Corfu Airport Surpasses Pre-Pandemic Passenger Levels with 7% Growth in Q3 2023

Corfu Airport Breaks Records with 7.29% Increase in Passenger Traffic in Q3 2023, Outperforming Q3 2019 and Q3 2020 Figures

Lounges at Corfu Airport

See all the airport lounges, locations and opening times available at Corfu Airport

Eating and Drinking at Corfu Airport

See all bars and restaurants at Corfu Airport, including locations and if they are before or after check-in