Sleeping in Airports

Sitia Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Sitia 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.

JSH 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 Sitia Public Airport.

What to Expect

sitia airport guideThe small terminal at Sitia Airport (code: JSH) opened in 2016 and handles domestic year-round routes as well as seasonal flights. Facilities are limited to a small snack bar.

Where to Sleep

Due to very limited operating hours, overnight stays are not possible. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

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.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hotels

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

  • Hotel El Greco Sitia – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • Hotel Elysee – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • Hotel Flisvos – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Sitia Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges in Sitia Airport.

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

Food & Drinks – A snack bar is available.

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 is open 9:00AM – 11:00PM (Mon) • 3:00PM – 6:00PM (Tues) • Closed (Wed) • 9:00AM – 11:00AM & 2:00PM -6:45PM (Thurs, Sat) • 8:00AM – 12:30PM.

It is best to check with the airport before arriving. These hours are in effect until October 26, 2019.


Sitia airport is served by the following airlines: Aegean Airlines • Danish Air Transport • Olympic Air • Scandinavian Airlines • Sky Express.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Hertz Car Rentals has an office onsite.


Taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area.

Last updated: 2019-12-13

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.