Flying from Karpathos
Karpathos Airport (AOK) is located on the southern end of Karpathos Island. This small airport serves primarily as a connection hub. Flights from Karpathos with airberlin travel to Athens and other locations in Greece, as well as various international destinations such as Munich.
Karpathos National Airport Information
A small airport built to house only seven planes at a time, Karpathos National Airport nonetheless has one of the longest runways in Greece. Within the airport, travelers can enjoy light shopping for newspapers, magazines, and duty-free items. The terminal is designed to be fully accessible for persons suffering from limited mobility. Planes leaving Karpathos make weekly flights to Rhodes and Athens, and the airport increases international connections during the summer to accommodate tourists.
Getting to the Airport in Karpathos
Karpathos National Airport is located about 15 kilometers south of the town of Pigadia, in the Afiartis region. A bus to Karpathos National Airport can be caught in the surrounding towns. For those wishing to travel in greater comfort, a taxi to Karpathos National Airport from the Pigadia taxi rank near the city center is perhaps the best option. Taxis can also be booked online. Parking facilities are also available.
Arriving in Cologne
The beautiful city of Cologne holds the proud claim to being the oldest city in Germany, as well one of its most beautiful. With flight deals to Cologne readily available, you can visit the city any time of year, whether you are looking for a fun metropolitan holiday or are traveling on business.
First Time in Cologne
Cologne is a very easy city to traverse, due to its integrated bus, tram, and subway system. Be sure to travel to Cologne’s most popular attractions, including the cathedral and the largest pop art museum outside of America. Many of these are located on the banks of the Rhine, so this would be a good area to start off your exploration.
If you are visiting as a family, don't miss the Chocolate Museum, which is an interesting place to go with children. For music lovers, tickets to Cologne's Kölner Philharmonie are a must.
Making the Most of Your Cologne Holiday
Amazingly for such a popular city, you can find cheap hotels in Cologne at any time of year, even during any of the major festivals throughout the year. airberlin offers free soft drinks and snacks on flights to Cologne.