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Karpathos Island Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Karpathos Island Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

AOK Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Karpathos Island National Airport.

What to Expect

The tiny terminal of Karpathos Island Airport (code: AOK) gets busy in summer with a number of seasonal flights. Facilities are basic, with two snack bars and a duty-free shop.

Where to Sleep

Sleeping here overnight is not possible as the airport has a very limited operating schedule. For uninterrupted sleep, a hotel is nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info.

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all services and times listed below are subject to change.  In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges at Karpathos Airport.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Karpathos Island Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Hotel Irini – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • Royal Beach Hotel – (15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • Beach Hotel Poseidon – (15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates

To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotel deals on Karpathos Island on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi/Internet

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether internet access is available. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty-free shopping is available

Food & Drinks – There are two snack bars in the terminal.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport has very intermittent hours depending on the day of the week and the season. The airport may also close for several hours during the day. It is best to check with the airport before arriving.


Karpathos airport is served by the following airlines: Olympic Air • Sky Express. Note: other airline companies provide service on a season basis.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Taxis are available to the city center and other regions of the island.

Car Rentals

National offers car rental service onsite.

Last updated: 2019-04-14

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.