Dromos

Dromos

HomeRoutesPlaces of interest

This site uses cookies to improve your experience and the quality of our services. By using this site you agree to its use of cookies. More information Hide

Lemnos airport

Sponsored links

Airport (International)

Public

Lemnos airport is an excellent airport, possessing a very long runway, capable of supporting Antonov carriers. The reason for creating such a large airport was not commercial, but had a geopolitical and military reason. Lemnos is located close to the Dardannelles, formerly known as Hellespont, a narrow strait in northwestern Turkey connecting the Aegean Sea to the Sea of Marmara. Remember the big battles taking place there, the last one during World War I at Gallipoli. This battle has also a very strong link with Lemnos because a lot of soldiers were hospitalized here and many battle ships went for anchor in the natural harbour of Lemnos: the bay of Moudros.

The fact that Lemnos has such a big landing strip is also great for commercial reasons. It allows to attract big charter plain from abroad and allow to dump tourists directly on their tourist destination, without a stop-over in Athens.

More about this place of interest

Routes nearby

Related channels

Sponsored links

© 2006-2018 RouteYou - www.routeyou.com