In this section you will learn what is required in advance of traveling from/to Cyprus and whilst you are at our airports.
Is there a travel protocol for Larnaka & Pafos airports?
Yes there is. The use of a face protection mask is compulsory throughout your time at the airport. Also, you are required to keep the two-meter safety distance, in particular in areas where there are groups of people, such as the check in, passport control and luggage claim areas as well as at boarding terminals.
How are the outdoor airport areas maintained clean?
In order to best safeguard that the airport area is kept safe and healthy, the premises are regularly sanitized and disinfected based on the latest protocols.
Is the use of protective masks mandatory for children?
A protective mask is not mandatory for children under the age of 6.
Is there a body temperature check at the airport?
A station has been set up at the check-in area where all departing passengers, as well as airport staff, are being checked. Arriving passengers will have their body temperature checked prior to entering the passport control hall.
What if my body temperature at check-in is higher than it should be?
Medical personnel performs the thermal, temperature scanning. In case of high fever, medical staff will notify for further evaluation and activation, if necessary, of the protocol for Covid 19.
Should safety distances be kept from other passengers at the airport?
Yes, all persons entering the airport premises are required to keep the designated safety distances.
How can I find hand sanitizers at the airport?
Over 50 hand sterilizer stations have been installed across all the airport areas for public use.
Is the airport parking space open?
The parking space is open. In case you require assistance with your electronic reservation you may refer to +357 24030026. In case you require help in inquiring about your parking space whilst you are at the airport, you may visit the offices at the parking areas, wherein a member of the parking staff will help with your inquiry.
May I get a mask from the airport?
You may purchase a mask from the airport once you enter the terminal.
Do I need to arrive at the airport earlier than usual?
We advise all passengers to arrive 2 hours ahead of their scheduled flights.
I am departing from Larnaka airport, is there a place I do a Covid-19 test?
Yes, a COVID-19 test station is available at the Departure level near the public car parking area. You can visit the station and do either a PCR test or a rapid test. Payment for the tests can be made onsite. For more information visit the following link.
Am I permitted to carry hand sanitizer in my hand luggage on the aircraft?
Of course, provided it has a capacity of up to 100 ml.
I am a person with disabilities. Has the special support procedure changed?
Nothing whatsoever has changed with respect to the procedure. More stringent hygiene standards with respect to disinfecting wheelchairs before and after use of each person have been introduced. Further to this, a customer service officer assigned to this support service is equipped with a protective uniform and medical protective face shield.
I would like to travel with my pet. Is there a change in existing pet travel procedures?
No, there are no changes in the existing pet travel procedures.
Can I use Express Lane?
Yes, the Express Lane service is in use.
Are the airport lounges still open?
Yes, all the airport lounges at Larnaka and Pafos airports are fully operational.
Can I purchase food and drinks from the airport cafes & restaurants?
The airport cafes & restaurants offer takeaway packaged food and drink for carrying on your flight.
Are the airport shops open?
The Duty-Free Shops are open, based on the daily flight schedule.
What are the travel requirements for arriving passengers?
Visit the following link for Information related to the prerequisites to enter Cyprus.
I meet the requirements for a Covid-19 test upon my arrival in Cyprus. How much does the test cost?
The cost for the laboratory test (RT-PCR), for passengers arriving in the Republic of Cyprus, is €15 at Larnaka Airport and €19 at Pafos Airport.
Can I travel to the Republic of Cyprus if I have been vaccinated?
Information regarding passengers who have been vaccinated and hold a valid vaccination certificate may be found here.
Am I allowed to visit the airport to either pick up or drop off a passenger?
Entry into the terminal is permitted to passengers and staff only. In case you are dropping off or picking up a passenger, you can park in the one-minute pick up/drop off area in front of the building, or alternatively in the parking area, wherein you are required to remain.
Can I take a taxi from the airport?
Passengers can find taxis at the arrivals level.
Can I use the car rental services?
The majority of the car rental desks are open. Passengers are advised to communicate with the car rental company for more information regarding their reservation.