Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos commonly initialised as AIA (IATA: ATH, ICAO: LGAV), is the largest international airport in Greece, serving the city of Athens and region of Attica.
It began operation on 28 March 2001 (in time for the 2004 Summer Olympics) and is the main base of Aegean Airlines, as well as other smaller Greek airlines.
It is located near the old Ellinikon International Airport. Athens International is currently a member of Group 1 of Airports Council International (over 25 million) as of 2019,
it is the 26th-busiest airport in Europe.