Chania, a capital of Chania regional unit, is the 2nd largest city in the administrative region of Crete, Greece. The city is located on the northwest coast of the Greek island of Crete on the site of old Kydonia. Tourism in the city is one of the main sources of income. Nowadays, due to several constructions, a new port and many new resorts along the Mediterranean Sea, the region has attracted many tourists to the city. Chania has highly decorated historical museums including Archaeological Museum of Chania, cultural venues, mesmerizing monuments, beautiful beaches, waterfront restaurants, and a 14th-century Venetian harbor, which are some of the major tourist attractions in the city. To enjoy an adventurous trip to the region just book an affordable flight to and from Chania online here at the Ejazah website. The city also has immense cultural influences from the Egyptian and Ottoman Era, which attracts many tourists from Egypt and the Middle East in general. The city also has an international airport to serve plenty of passengers throughout the year.
About Chania Airport
Chania International Airport “Daskalogiannis”, the international airport in the city that is sited near Souda Bay on the Akrotiri peninsula. The airport was built in 1954 at Maleme and served only domestic flights. In 1959, it was shifted to its current location. The airport is named after Daskalogiannis, a wealthy shipbuilder who led the Cretan revolt against Ottoman rule in the 18th century. Handling around 3 million passengers throughout the year, Chania International Airport is the 6th busiest airport in Greece[ii]. The airport is located 14 kms away from the main city where you can easily reach by car, taxi, public buses in around 10 to 15 minutes. You can easily find a cheap flight to Chania online here.