The largest airport in Greece is “Eleftherios Venizelos” International airport in Athens. It serves 13 million passengers each year and it was ranked as the 30th busiest airport in Europe. Several airlines land here, and there are connections with cities worldwide on scheduled or charter flights. The second largest airport is “Macedonia” International airport in Thessaloniki, which acts as the main hub operating in Northern Greece. Several scheduled flights connect Thessaloniki to various European destinations, as well as numerous charter services, which are increased in frequency during summer. Charter flights also operate on other airports in Greece, such as “Ioannis Kapodistrias” airport in Corfu, “Nikos Kazantzakis” airport in Heraklion, “Ippokratis” airport in the island of Kos, “Odysseas Elytis” airport in Lesvos and “Diagoras” airport in Rhodes. These airports also receive large numbers of visitors, especially during summertime when tourists flock to the islands to enjoy the crystal – clear waters of the Aegean and the Ionian Seas under the golden sun.