Heraklion International Airport, “Nikos Kazantzakis” code (HER)

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Heraklion International Airport is the primary airport on the island of Crete, Greece, and the country’s second busiest airport after Athens International Airport. It is located about 5 km east of the main city center of Heraklion, near the municipality of Nea Alikarnassos. It is a shared civil/military facility. The airport is named after Heraklion native Nikos Kazantzakis, a Greek writer and philosopher.

Airport Information

Airport Name: Heraklion International Airport, “Nikos Kazantzakis”
Airport Keywords: Nikos Kazantzakis
Airport (IATA) Code: HER


City: Heraklion
Country: Greece (GR)
Continent: Europe
Full Location: Heraklion, CR, Greece


Latitude: 35.185005
Longitude: 25.200773
Elevation: 1362 (Feet)

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