Fraport Greece to expand Kavala Airport

15 December 2017 (Last Updated December 15th, 2017 12:58)

Fraport Greece has unveiled its plans for remodelling and expanding the Kavala Airport "Alexander The Great”.

Fraport Greece to expand Kavala Airport
(left to right) Fraport Greece PR manager Yannis Papazoglou, Fraport Greece CEO Alexander Zinell, Kavala Aiport manager Nikos Daskalou, Fraport Greece project manager Yiannis Kladis. Credit: Fraport Greece.

Fraport Greece has unveiled its plans for remodelling and expanding Kavala International Airport, also known as ‘Alexander The Great’.

The proposed €10m expansion of the terminal building is set to add 2,000m² of additional space. The upgraded airport is expected to be ready by 2019.

Furthermore, remodelling of the terminal building and installation of modern facilities will enable the airport to provide ample facilities to passengers.

Fraport Greece CEO Alexander Zinell stated: “It is a great pleasure being here today in the beautiful city of Kavala, an important crossroad of civilisations and gateway to some of Greece’s most important archaeological and holiday destinations.

“Within just one year, Fraport Greece will completely overhaul the existing airport and significantly improve the passenger experience.”

“I am delighted to announce that the development and upgrade works at Kavala Airport ‘Alexander The Great’ are about to start. Within just one year, Fraport Greece will completely overhaul the existing airport and significantly improve the passenger experience.”

The Kavala airport expansion will also include installation of a new baggage handling system and the renovation and expansion of the fire station.

In order to strengthen ties and develop its relationship with regional stakeholders, Fraport Greece is hosting a series of events in all 14 areas served by its airports.

The company is responsible for maintaining, operating, managing, upgrading and developing 14 regional airports in Greece over a period of 40 years.

Together, the airports served more than 25.3 million passengers last year.