Heraklion Airport Gets New Look

Heraklion Airport Gets New Look

Heraklion Airport Gets New Look

Heraklion International Airport “Nikos Kazantzakis” on Crete on Monday inaugurated its new Duty Free shopping area, following extensive renovations to the airport, which added up to a total of 13 million euros, an investment made by Hellenic Duty Free Shops.

The project included an expansion of the airport by 2,895 square meters and a full refurbishment to an already existing space of 8,000 square meters.

The refurbishment project, which took a total of 165 days without once disrupting the operation of the airport, included moving the retail outlets of the duty-free shops from the airport’s first floor to its ground floor and positioning them on the basis of a walkthrough concept.

This year, the airport of Heraklion is expected to serve some 8 million passengers; 4 million departing and 4 million arriving.

The investment project at Heraklion’s airport includes the addition of a new 2,895 square meters departure hall on the ground-level. The airport now has 11 departure gates, nine on the ground floor and two on the first floor. The already existing 8,000 square-meter departures area has been fully renovated. The new duty free section cover an area of 2,054 square meters.

Moreover, four waiting lounges for distinguished passengers were created; two in the Extra Schengen area and two in the Intra Schengen area. All restaurants and eateries in have been renovated, new fire protection systems were added and a new air conditioning system was installed in the airport’s newly extended area.

Book your flights now and enjoy a superb holiday in lovely Crete.

Source : GTP Headlines 

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