Smoking at Athens International Airport (ATH)

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Before Security Smoking

Smoking is only permitted in designated areas outside the terminals and one smoking booth.

There are smoking facilities inside the terminal after security.

After Security Smoking

Arrivals A

Update from Dave, July 2022: Smoking room in departures, terminal A, gate 08/09 behind starbucks is open as of 26/07/2022

Update from Niek T., Jan 2020. There is a' designated smoking area at the ARRIVALS just before the luggage pickup. that's a nice add-on if you had a long flight while waiting for your luggage.

Arrivals B

No info

Departures A

2024, May update from Glenn B.: Athens (ATH) Terminal 1 Schengen Area Smoking lounge between Lufthansa Lounge and Gate 12

Athens smoking area

Update from Toni, January 2023: Smoking at A8 is still here.

Update from Vladkozyrev, October 2022: Confirm that on the 29/10/22 ,in departures of A zone after the "Gates 9-13" there is a smokers lounge.

Smoking in Athens airport

Update from Antu, October 2022: Smoking room in front of gate A08.

Smoking in Athens airport

Note: ATH has changed the policy for Non-Schengen flights - Terminal/Gates A. You can only buy duty free cigs (so big packs only.) they have smoking areas but no cigs haha. Feedback from Radu on the 18th Aug 2018.

Note: Gates A01-A23 are separated from all other gates. Feedback from Alina on the 24th June 2018.

After security, departures A, just before gates A30-A32 there is another smoking place.

In Terminal A if you head towards gate A09, there is a smoking room on your left. Thanx to Swen K.. for the update on the 30th May 2018.

Departures B

Update from Soma, May 2022: After security smoking: Departures at gates B12 and B13 there is a smoking spot. enjoy!

There is also a smoking point in front of gates B19-B21, ground floor. Update on the 19th Aug 2019 from Sebastian.

The Aegean business lounge is non-smoking. It has been non-smoking for more than a year. Update from Patrick on the 18th March 2019.

There is a smoking booth in front of gate B13 after security - thanx to Anthony for the feedback, 11th April 2017

Feedback and photos are provided by Dimitrios Karagiannis: He says the smoking lounges are one small booth in arrivals and a main one, in Departures area before security. You smoke after you pass security.

Departures C

Update from Konstantsa, Sept 2023: There is also a smoking lounge at Gate C before C34

Further Information

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