Corfu International Airport (CFU)

1. Airport Overview

2. History and Background

  • Founding Year: 1937
  • Development Timeline:
    • 1937: Airport opens
    • 1960s: Converted to civilian use and expanded
    • 2018: Major renovations and terminal expansion by Fraport Greece
  • Significant Events:
    • 2019: Record passenger traffic of over 3.8 million
    • 2020: Adaptations and improvements in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

3. Facilities and Services

  • Passenger Services:
    • Lounges: Corfu Airport VIP Lounge
    • Wi-Fi: Free unlimited Wi-Fi available throughout the airport
    • Baggage Services: Lost & Found, baggage wrapping, and storage
  • Shopping and Dining:
    • Shops: Duty-free, local Greek products, and international brands
    • Restaurants: Coffee Island, Everest, Upper Crust, and more
  • Transportation:
    • Public Transport: Buses, taxis
    • Car Rentals: Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Sixt
    • Parking: Short-term and long-term parking options
    • Shuttles: Hotel shuttles and city shuttles available

4. Terminals and Layout

  • Terminal Information:
    • Single terminal serving both domestic and international flights
  • Airport Layout Map: Interactive Map

5. Flights and Airlines

  • Airlines: Ryanair, EasyJet, Aegean Airlines, Lufthansa, British Airways, and many more
  • Destinations: Over 50 destinations worldwide including Athens, London, Frankfurt, and Amsterdam
  • Flight Status: Real-time Flight Status

Cheap flights from Kerkyra

DestinationDeparture atReturn atFind tickets
Milan23 July 202424 July 2024Tickets from 120
Athens2 August 20247 August 2024Tickets from 151
Rome2 August 20245 August 2024Tickets from 154
Istanbul1 October 20242 October 2024Tickets from 172
Stuttgart29 July 20244 August 2024Tickets from 196
Palermo1 October 20244 October 2024Tickets from 212
Bari31 July 20244 August 2024Tickets from 244
Thessaloniki24 July 202427 July 2024Tickets from 258
Prague20 July 202421 July 2024Tickets from 278
Rhodes1 September 20245 September 2024Tickets from 287

Travel from Corfu International Airport (CFU)

6. Travel Tips and Information

  • Check-In Procedures: Check-in counters open 2-3 hours before departure; online check-in available
  • Security: Comprehensive security procedures; separate lines for families and business travelers
  • Customs and Immigration: Passport control for non-Schengen flights, customs checks for arriving international passengers

7. Hotels and Accommodation

  • On-Site Hotels:
    • No on-site hotels within the terminal
  • Nearby Hotels:
    • Corfu Palace Hotel
    • Mayor Mon Repos Palace
    • Divani Corfu Palace

Hotels in Corfu town: Popularity

HotelStarsDiscountPrice before and discountSelect dates
Kerkyra Blue Hotel & Spa★★★★--View hotel
Casa Aelia, luxury apartment--View hotel
Corfu Center Apartment--View hotel
Koko's Nest by CorfuEscapes-7%163 152 View hotel

8. Airport Lounges

  • Lounge Access:
    • Corfu Airport VIP Lounge: Access with Priority Pass membership, or for a fee
  • Lounge Amenities: Complimentary food and beverages, Wi-Fi, workstations, relaxation areas

9. Business and Conference Facilities

  • Business Centers: Available in the Corfu Airport VIP Lounge with workstations and meeting rooms
  • Meeting Rooms: Available at nearby hotels such as Corfu Palace Hotel

10. Airport Statistics

  • Passenger Traffic: Approximately 3.8 million passengers annually (pre-COVID)
  • Flight Operations: Over 30,000 flight movements annually
  • Cargo: Limited cargo operations

11. Future Developments

  • Upcoming Projects: Further expansion plans to increase terminal capacity and enhance passenger services
  • Renovation Plans: Ongoing upgrades to terminal interiors, security, and passenger facilities

12. Traveler Experiences

13. Photo Gallery

  • Images:
    • Exterior view of the terminal complex
    • Interior shots of check-in areas, lounges, and dining options
    • Aircraft on the tarmac with scenic views

14. Useful Links

15. Contact and Support

  • Customer Support:
  • Feedback: Feedback form available on the official website

Leave a comment