Kos Island International Airport Hippocrates (KGS)
Facilities and Services
Kos Ippokratis Airport (KGS) may be relatively large, but its facilities are poor in comparison to other international airports of similar size. Financial services are non existent and shopping and dining options are exceedingly restricted.
There are no business or conference facilities at the airport. However, there is a police station with friendly staff and a health care centre with trained first-aid staff.
Airport Information Desks
Tel: +30 224 205 6000 (airport call centre)
There is no information desk at the airport; passengers with queries can call the airport call centre on the number listed above. Alternatively, airline staff at check-in desks are qualified to answer some enquiries.
Some useful numbers at the airport include:
Managing Director - +30 2242 05 6001
Customs - +30 2242 05 1373
Security Manager - +30 2242 05 6023
Shops, Duty-Free and Retail Outlets
The airport's shopping options are extremely restricted and they are limited to duty-free facilities situated in the Departures Terminal. This includes local products, and the usual favourites such as alcohol, edible gift packs, cigarettes and perfumes.
Bars, Cafés and Restaurants
Restaurant facilities offering basic dining and refreshment options are available at the airport, these are found both in the public areas and post security offering basic canteen-styled food and limited alcoholic beverage.
Currency Exchange, Communications and Banking Facilities
There are no bank, post office or ATM facilities available at the airport. Ensure you have changed money in Athens before departing for this island. The town centre is not far from the airport, where an ATM is located.
Business and Conference Facilities
There are no business facilities available at the airport and none of the hotels on the island offer any meaningful services for business, as this is strictly a holiday destination.
There are disabled toilets in the airport and wheelchair access is available throughout. Disable passengers should contact their airline before travel should they require assistance.
A police station is available at the airport, serving passengers in a variety of ways, while a healthcare centre is also available for those with medical needs.