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El. Venizelos Airport in Athens, GreeceAthens International Airport{ Airport code ATH}
Spata is located 12 miles (10 km) south of the center of Athens. A tourist information desk is located in the East Terminal (International Terminal) and is open Monday through Saturday from early morning to late evening. The West Terminal serves Olympic Airways exclusively. The Olympic Airways Web site of Hellinikon will guide you to:
A map of the West Terminal
A timetable of flights
A look into the future: Athens Airport, opening 2001
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Taxi [ Private transfers]
Taxis are available at a stand outside the arrivals hall. Travel time to the center of Athens is about 20 to 30 minutes, but much longer during the rush hour. Agree on the fare before departing, or make sure the meter is working. Fare should be about 35-45 Euro. Note: The fare will be about twice this rate from midnight to 6 A.M.

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The bus to Athens, "Service 91," takes about 45 minutes. The fare is about 1.5 euro and the buses stop near Syntagma Square. Between midnight and 5 A.M. the fare is about 2 euro  
Bus Shuttle Between Terminals
Express buses run between the East and West terminals every 20-30 minutes from 6 A.M. to midnight, and hourly from midnight to 6 A.M. Travel time is 10 minutes.
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Airport Facts

The Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, (IATA: ATH, ICAO: LGAV) which began operation in March 2001, serves the city of Athens in Greece. It is located between the towns of Markopoulo, Koropi, Spata and Loutsa, about 20 km east of Athens city centre (30 km by road, due to intervening hills).
It is named after Eleftherios Venizelos, the Cretan Prime Minister, who was prominent in the Cretan rising against the Ottoman occupation of Crete in 1896. It has the IATA airport code ATH (which it overtook from Ellinikon International Airport which it replaced) and the ICAO airport code LGAV.
The runways are approximately 4 kilometres in length. The Airport was developed by public-private partnership. Greece holds 55% of the shares. It is considered one of the most expensive airports in Europe since its cantinas and cafes have to pay a very high rent.
A rail station immediately adjacent to the airport terminal (and accessible by an elevated walkway) was completed in time for the 2004 Olympics. The station is served by line 3 of the Athens Metro and by the Proastiakos suburban train service.
Robotic security
The new airport is equipped with two robotic systems (robots "Hercules" and "Ulysses") capable of handling suspect devices, designed to protect the lives of individuals as well as airport spaces, by safely identifying and removing explosives.Hercules was donated by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation to the airport. It is a system worth approximately €170,000, manufactured by Soukos Robots ABEE. Hercules is capable of the safe collection and transportation of explosives for disposal. It is equipped with a spherical shaped tank with a diameter of 120 cm, and two robotic folding arms.
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