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Kos International Airport "Hippocrates"

Kos International Airport "Hippocrates"Airport History

Kos International Airport "Hippocrates", is found in the village Antimachia, in distance 27 kms from the centre of Kos.
The beginning of operation of Kos International Airport became on 4 April 1964, with runway manufactured from open type asphalt, length of 1200 metres.
In October 1980 in order to cover the increasing needs of passengers movements, was inaugurated the new Terminal, while the runway had been extended in the 2400 metres already from 1973. In 1997 a new building of arrivals was added in his Airport installations.
Thus the total area of building installations reaches the 3000 m2.

KOS is the 6th airport in Greece asfar as traffic is concerned (during summer).
Regarding traffic, best days are Wed (UK), Fri (Holland) and Sunday (Scandinavia). Nothing from Eastern Europe and Russia. Those days usually the West appron is also used.

AIRPORT INFORMATION
Tower:121.05 Approach: 119.95 ATIS:126.95
Note that KOS is Civil Aviation airport only. There are no military/Air Force installations, so photos are generally allowed.

VIEWING AREAS
Here is a church on a small hill. The runway 98% in use is 33 so most of the traffic is entering into the appron via taxiway A. A 35-70mm lens is covering all aircraft types when passing in front of you. From that place with a 210mm lens you can cover all the appron, even to parking possition 4 hosting a 737, and also with a 210mm lens you can take good pictures during take-off roll with the sun behind you untill about 1400L.


Kos International Airport "Hippocrates"Coordinates:

Kos Island International Airport, "Hippocrates"

Postal Address:
Kos International Airport "Hippocrates" 85302 KOS

Tel +30 22420 56000
Fax: +30 22420 51833

E-mail : kakoitl at otenet gr

WEB: http://www.hcaa-eleng.gr/kos.htm


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General Info
Country Greece
ICAO ID LGKO
Time UTC+2(+3DT)
Latitude 36.793336
36° 47' 36.01" N
Longitude 27.091667
027° 05' 30.00" E
Elevation 412 feet
126 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 003° E (01/05)
Beacon Yes
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS
Daylight Savings Time Last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October


Communications
IPPOKRATIS TWR 121.05
122.1
257.8
ATIS
Opr 0600-2000Z++ 1 Apr-31 Oct.
126.95
IPPOKRATIS APP 119.95
122.1
IPPOKRATIS RDO 5637
2989
(5637 Opr 0400-1700Z++) (2989 Opr 1700-0400Z++)


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
14/32 7841 x 148 feet
2390 x 45 meters
ASPHALT 040FAXU NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME KOS KOS 027X 109 At Field -
NDB KOS KOS - 311 At Field -


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.


Remarks
CAUTION Bird haz, seagull concentration on rwy and vcnty of arpt.
CSTMS/IMG Avbl H24.
FUEL (NC-100LL, A1)
LGT ABn, green coded KOS.
OPR HOURS Opr HO (H24 sum).
RSTD All landing acft should back track at end of rwy. Use min pwr for taxi.
RWY Rwy 14 all ldg and tkof make rgt turns, Rwy 32 all ldg and tkof make lt turns.

Runway 14/32

7841 x 148 feet
2390 x 45 meters

Runway 14
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 148.0
Latitude 36.803639
36° 48' 13.10" N
Longitude 27.083639
027° 05' 01.10" E
Elevation 412.0 feet
126 meters
Slope -0.5°
Landing Distance 7841 feet
2390 meters
Takeoff Distance 8046 feet
2452 meters
Overrun Length 205 feet
62 meters
Overrun Surface GRADED OR ROLLED EARTH, GRASS ON GRADED EARTH.
Lighting System MIRL
A2
PAPI

Runway 32
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 328.0
Latitude 36.785167
36° 47' 06.60" N
Longitude 27.097889
027° 05' 52.40" E
Elevation 372.0 feet
113 meters
Slope 0.5°
Landing Distance 7841 feet
2390 meters
Takeoff Distance 8081 feet
2463 meters
Overrun Length 240 feet
73 meters
Overrun Surface ASPHALT
Lighting System MIRL
REIL
PAPI

Navaids

KOS
Type ID Channel Freq Country State
VOR-DME KOS 027X 109 Greece -
Latitude Longitude Airport
36.790556
36° 47' 26.00" N
27.091111
027° 05' 28.00" E
LGKO

Navaids

KOS
Type ID Channel Freq Country State
NDB KOS - 311 Greece -
Latitude Longitude Airport
36.795278
36° 47' 43.00" N
27.091111
027° 05' 28.00" E
LGKO

 


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