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Combination of Small City Tour & Island Tour

Combination of Small City Tour & Island Tour
8 hours
USD 1549.60
The perfect way to discover Kos Island. On your air conditioned tour you will explore the natural beauty of Kos.

Kos City Tour & Asklipeion

Kos City Tour & Asklipeion
3 hours
USD 968.50
Explore the ruins of Kos Island's millennia-old Asklepion. In ancient Greece, an asklepion was a sacred healing temple where medicine was systematized and many were taught the art of healing. Of the approximately 300 asclepions, Kos Island's was one of the largest and best known. Explore the remains of this remarkable structure, dating to around 400 BC. See the medical school, temples, and thermal baths. Make sure to visit the highest terrace of the complex for views of much of the island's eastern side. Head to the small on-site museum to learn more about the practice of medicine in ancient Greece. Put Asklepion into our Kos trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Kos.

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Kos Airport (KGS) Information

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Kos Airport

Where is Kos Airport?  

Hippocrates, the famous ambassador of medicine, was born on the Greek island of Kos, around 460 BC. In Roman mythology, Hercules also visited the island.

Today, Kos is a popular tourist destination in the Dodecanese Islands, in the southeastern Aegean Sea, near the Turkish coast.

Kos International Airport (IATA: KGS, ICAO: LGKO), officially Kos Island International Airport Hippocrates, also referred to as Kos Island International Airport, Kos Island Airport, Kos Hippocrates Airport, Kos Ippokratis Airport, or simply Kos Airport, is located near Andimachia village, roughly near the middle of the island, about 26 kilometres (16 miles) southwest of Kos Town, on Kos Island, Dodecanese Islands, Greece.

In 2012, Kos Airport served 1,797,501 passengers.

Due to its proximity to Turkey, Kos Airport is sometimes used by passengers headed to Bodrum, a short ferry ride away.

Kos Airport is a hub for Aegean Airlines. Other airlines that fly to Kos Airport include Adria Airways, Air Berlin, Air Méditerranée, Air Serbia, Arkefly, Arkia Israel Airlines, Condor, EasyJet, Finnair, Germanwings, Jet2.com, Monarch Airlines, Neos, Olympic Air, Ryanair, SmartWings, TAROM, Thomas Cook Airlines, Thomson Airways, Transavia.com, TUIfly and Vueling.

Cities with flights to Kos Airport include Amsterdam, Astypalaia, Athens, Berlin, Bucharest, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Gdansk, Glasgow, Hamburg, Helsinki, Kalymnos, Leros, London, Manchester, Milan, Moscow, Munich, Oslo, Prague, Rhodes, Rome, Rotterdam, St. Petersburg, Tel Aviv, Thessaloniki, Vienna, Warsaw and Zurich.

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 Other Items of Interest at Kos Airport

Kos Airport services include:

  • Duty Free shopping
  • A restaurant
  • 4 bars


Kos Airport is open 24 hours, allowing you to sleep here, in a pinch.

Additional Kos Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 21 Mar 2020