Also known as Eleftherios Venizelos Airport, a monumental name honoring a famed Greek statesman, Athens International Airport (ATH) is situated some 15 miles east of the city of Athens, hosting over 16 million passengers annually and acting as the main entry point for visitors to Greece. Itís also a hub for Olympic Air and Aegean Airlines who, along with a dozen of international carriers, offer nonstop flights to Athens International Airport (ATH) from points around the globe. Routes from Athens International Airport (ATH) include Frankfurt, Paris, Dusseldorf, Madrid Rome, Istanbul, Tel Aviv, Bangkok, Helsinki, London, Vienna, New York, Atlanta, Cairo, Abu Dhabi and Singapore. Passengers coming off flights to Athens International Airport (ATH) can enjoy all the desired terminal comforts including currency exchange, ATMs, baggage storage, tourist information, art & culture exhibits, duty free and retail shopping as well as a good range of suitable food and beverage options. Travelers can take advantage of quick and easy ground transportation via the Athens Metro Rail or Proastiakos suburban rail service. Alternatively, taxis can be found at area 3 of the arrivals level and six public bus lines can connect passengers to points around the city. Many area hotels provide complimentary transportation for travelers looking for rest and relaxation after enduring long flights to Athens International Airport (ATH).