MAKEDONIA International Airport

15 km southeast of the city center of Thessaloniki, at the municipality of Thermi. It was previously called “Mikra International Airport”, but was renamed in 1993, taking the name of the historical region of Macedonia. Its name from the IATA is SKG (SaloniKa Greece). Serves local and international flights to European countries and Cyprus. Operates 24 hours as a passenger and freight station with 14 parking spots for aircrafts of all sizes. The airport is the second busiest airport in Greece in terms of flights served and the third busiest in terms of passengers served in 2009 and 2010, having served 3.9 million passengers during 201 0. It is the main airport of Northern Greece and serves the city of Thessaloniki (the sec ond-largest city in Greece), the popular tourist destination of Halkidiki and the surrounding cities of the region.

Scheduled and seasonal flights by the following airlines: Aegean Airlines, Aerosvit Airlines, Air Berlin, Alitalia, Astra Airlines, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Cyprus Airways, EasyJet, EasyJet Switzerland, Germania, GermanWings, Hamburg Airways, Jat Airways, Jetairfly, Minoan Air, Olympic Air, Rossiya, Ryanair, Scandinavian Airlines, Sky Express, Sky Work Airlines, SmartWings, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, Ural Airlines, UTair Aviation, VIM Airlines.


Seasonal charter flights: Aeroflot, Armavia, Belavia, Enter Air, Kuban Airlines, Novair, Openair, Polet Airlines, RusLine, Scandinavian Airlines, Thomas Cook Airlines, Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia, Thomson Airways,, Travel Service Airlines, Ural Airlines.


By car: Distances from the border:

  • Thessaloniki – FYROM: 77 km
  • Thessaloniki – Bulgaria: 115 km
  • Thessaloniki – Turkey:  340 km
  • Thessaloniki – Port of Igoumenitsa: 323 km


By train: Thessaloniki is a major railway hub for the Balkans, with connections to Sofia, Skopje, Belgrade, Moscow, Vienna, Budapest, Bucharest and Istanbul, alongside Athens and other destinations in Greece.