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Larnaca International Airport, Cyprus

Larnaca airport passenger`s guide

Larnaca International airport – Glafcos Clerides is 4 km (or 2,5 miles) far southwest of downtown Larnaca city. It’s the busiest Airport in Cyprus, operated by Hermes Airports Ltd. with annual passenger traffic of 3,591,997. The size of the Airport is 3000m (9,823ft) in length.

Contacts and address

Larnaka International Airport can be reached by the address P.O. Box 43027 P.C. 6650, Larnaka, Cyprus.

The Airport service may be contacted by phone numbers +357-7777-8833 (local calls) or +357-2512-3022 (global calls), and the official emails: [email protected],

[email protected].

What is Glafcos Clerides in the Larnaca airport?

Glafcos Clerides is the name of the former president of Cyprus (1993-2003). The honorific was given to the airport in 2016.

Larnaca airport map and terminals

The airport consists of one main terminal opened in 2009, with a size of 100,000 sq. meters.

It has 2 levels:

Take a look at Larnaca Airport's full terminal guide before your flight.

Closest airports

The closest airports to Larnaca Glafcos Clerides are:

Ercan International airport (ECN), 45.2 km (28 miles).

Paphos International airport (PFO), 125 km (77,6 miles).

Airlines and flights

The airport of Larnaca caters to 50+ airlines that serve domestic and international flights, such as Wizz Air, Azur Air, AirBaltic, Cyprus Airways, British Airways and many others

Hermes Airport Larnaca arrivals, departures info, and flight status are provided on our website for your convenient and smooth journeys.


Mask wearing is mandatory. No tests or certifications are required from 1st June 2022.

The airport provides Covid-19 testing in a lab located in the public parking area next to Costa Coffee. Standard PCR prices start from €50, depending on the results speed. Rapid PCR costs €15 (results within 30-45 mins).

Working hours: Mon-Sun, from 8:30 am to 7 pm.

Phone: +357-9618-6306

The Cypriot Government has also designed its own app, called COVTRACER-EN, to detect Covid - 2019 contacts based on the phone's Bluetooth.

Transportation to and from airport LCA

Ground transport at the airport is listed below.

Public transport is operated by Cyprus public transport, Kapnosa airport shuttle, and Limassol airport express.

The taxi area is located on the right near the exit of Arrivals Hall (Ground LVL).


All of the services available at Larnaca Int. are listed below.

The Airport has a wide list of parking options, such as short- and long stays, free pick-up, and drop-off zones.

Car rental companies can be reached in the Arrivals Hall after the Baggage reclaim area exit.

The bank branch is located near the check-in zone on the Departures level (2 LVL).

Customers can address Onexchange for money conversion. Online currency pre-orders are available. The company is situated on the Ground level (Arrivals) – after customs control and Lvl 1 (Departures) – after the food and retail area. The service of the money conversion is provided by banks and ATMs as well.

ATMs are available near the banks' branch (check-in zones), shop area (next to Central bar), close by Gate 25, in the baggage claim sector.

Duty-Free stores are situated in the Departures area.

Served by Safe-Sac. The price is about €10.

Customers that wish to store empty boxes from bicycles may use the service for €20 per week.

Free Wi-Fi is accessible at Airport Terminal for free.

Customers with disabilities may get personal assistance from the Airport staff.

Restaurants & food

A food court is located at the Departures Hall (LVL 2).

Restaurants here are:


Aspire Aphrodite Executive Lounge: located on the 3rd level (access by elevator after departures security point). Serves food and beverages, TV, Internet, shower, smoking terrace.

Works from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm. The price per customer is €34 for 3 hours.

Aegean Business lounge (for Aegean Business class travelers and Star Alliance gold card owners): 3rd floor. Provides food, drinks, Internet, magazines, etc. Non-smoking area.

Working hours:

Mon, Wed, Thu, Sat-Sun: 3:00 am - 11:00 am / 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

Tue: 3:00 am - 11:00 am / 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm.

Fri: 3:00 am - 12:00 / 10:30 pm.

Fast check-in options

LCA airport E-gates

Automatic entry gates allow passengers to move straight to the security check and departure zone. A customer should have a printed copy of a boarding pass. Instruction.


An automatic identity scanner.


Go to an auto gate, and put the open passport to the scanner that compares a passenger`s face to the document photo. Get a receipt which has to be presented at an arranged checkpoint. If the check is not successful you need to go for a gate control handled by an Immigration Officer.

Oneself check-in

Customers that travel from Hermes Larnaca airport can print their luggage tags on their own by using Tagomat or Self Check-in kiosks. They may move to the Self tagging baggage drop-off counters.

Web check-in is available as well (search if your airline provides the service).

Express lane

Provides a committed lane to reduce the line waiting time and go to the security search area faster than the standard queue. Online pre-book is available.

Lost and found

Items lost at the airport can be found in the Lost&Found office of the Police. To get your stuff back call the Police directly.




If you’ve forgotten something onboard contact the airline`s local agent.

Goods import rules

Passengers arriving from European countries can carry (max amount of goods):

Tobacco -800 cigarettes, 200 cigars, 400 cigarillos, 1 kilo of smoking tobacco

Alcohol - 10 liters of drinks with spirits over 22%, 20l with under 22%, 90l of wine (sparkling wine 60l), and 110l of beer.

Passengers traveling from non-EU countries:

Tobacco - 200 cigarettes, 100 cigarillos, and 50 cigars of 250g of smoking tobacco

Alcohol - 1l of spirits over 22%, 2l of wine, and 16l of beer.


Fruits and flowers, meat originated in non-EU, and milk products (except milk powders in an intact package).

About Larnaca

Larnaca is a port city, situated on the southern coast of Cyprus and the capital of the same-named district. It is famous because of its palm-tree beach, called Finikoudes, the Church of Saint Lazarus, Kamares Aquaduct, and Larnaca Castle. Among other attractions are beaches, Larnaca Salt Lake, and Medieval Fort.

Cost of living


Larnaca is a hot city, so consider taking sun protectors.


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Top routes from the airport of Larnaca

City center

It takes approx. 13-15 mins to get to the center of Larnaca (8-10km or 5-10miles) by car. Bus ticket price starts from €1.5, taxi – €15-20, fuel for a rental car - €1,64.

Aiya Napa

A well-known resort, 57 km (35,4 miles) from the airport. It takes 40 mins to get there by car. Taxi prices start from €50. The cost of gasoline for a rental car is around €9-10.

Larnaca salt lake

It is a complex of four different-sized lakes on the west of Larnaca. The road takes 5 mins by car, as the lake is 2,5 km (1,5miles) away from the airport. The cost of fuel would be less than €1.

Larnaca Bay

The popular tourist destination is located 28 km (17 miles) far from the airport and takes approximately 20 mins by car to get to. The price for a taxi is around €15-20. Fuel for a hired car would cost €5.


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