Heraklion - Nikos Kazantzakis (HER - LGIR), Greece (GR)
- HER, Heraklion Airport, Nea Alikarnassos, Municipality of Nea Alikarnassos, Municipality of Heraklion, Heraklion Regional Unit, Region of Crete, 71601, Greece
- Distance to city: Directions to city
- Coordinates (lat,lon): 35.33959961, 25.17469978
Heraklion International Airport "Nikos Kazantzakis" is the primary airport on the island of Crete, Greece, and the country's second busiest airport after Athens International Airport. It is located about 5 km east of the main city centre of Heraklion, near the municipality of Nea Alikarnassos. The airport is named after Heraklion native Nikos Kazantzakis, a Greek writer and philosopher. Nikos Kazantzakis Airport is Crete's main and busiest airport, serving Heraklion (Ηράκλειο), Aghios Nikolaos (Άγιος Νικόλαος), Malia (Mάλλια), Hersonissos (Χερσόνησος), Stalida (Σταλίδα), Elounda (Ελούντα) and other resorts. The second, and must cheaper airport on Crete, used by low-cost air companies, is Chania CHQ.