Flying from Kos
Flights from Kos with airberlin run through the island's only airport, connecting the island to Germany. Other airlines connect passengers to Greece's mainland and the rest of Europe. The airport is located 26 kilometers south-west of the city of Kos and is near to the villages of Antimachia, Panagia, and Christos.
Kos Island International Airport (KGS) Information
The airport has seen rapid growth since the 1963 opening and is responsible for recent island growth. KGS underwent its most recent renovation in 1997 and by 2010 was serving up to 1.6 million travelers annually. Surges in tourism during the summer months turn KGS into the sixth busiest airport in all of Greece, a major feat for such a small island. The airport offers a total of five bars, restaurants, and cafes.
Getting to the Airport in Kos
You can get a bus to Kos Island International Airport from the principal city of Kos, which takes around 40 minutes. If you are in a hurry, a taxi to Kos Island International Airport should not be hard to find.
Arriving in Basel
At first glance a thriving modern metropolis, Basel is a city with an old soul and a storied history that dates back well over a thousand years. The development of the printing press in the early 16th century laid the foundation for Basel to become one of the region’s leaders in artistic expression.
First Time in Basel
Your flights to Basel will bring you within walking distance of 3 European countries. From Dreiländereck, the Three Countries’ Corner, travelers can journey from Switzerland through Germany, France, and back again in just a few steps.
Theatre lovers should book tickets to Basel’s Theater, which features a variety of operas, dance performances and plays. Outdoor enthusiasts will love exploring Wanderwege, a collection of scenic marked hiking trails.
Making the Most of Your Basel Holiday
If you’re looking for cheap hotels in Basel, be sure to check online for the dates of any large local conventions. If you choose to travel to Basel during these events, we recommend that you book your accommodation well in advance. Early preparation will also ensure that you get the best possible flight deals to Basel. Get to Basel safely on airberlin's fleet, which is one of the youngest in Europe.