Chania Airport “Ioannis Daskalogiannis” or Chania International airport, is the second busiest airport in Crete. It took its name from Ioannis Daskalogiannis, a Cretan rebel against Ottoman rule in the 18th century. Chania Airport is situated 14 kilometres from Chania city (about 20 minutes’ drive).
The Airport today hosts domestic flights to and from Athens and Thessaloniki with Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air. During the high season (April to early November) there are charter flights from across the Europe' from Britain, Germany, Scandinavia and other European countries.
The IATA code used for the international airport of Chania is CHQ. Chania Airport provides both short-term and long-term parking spaces and it is connected with Chania and other cities on the island of Crete by public transport and taxis. Travel agencies and hotels often provide shuttle buses for their guests to get to or from the airport.