Aviation Photo #0075511: Boeing 707-351C - Olympic
Del 05/66 to Northwest as N365US. This aircraft was one of several Olympic 707s basking in the afternoon Mediterranean sun. After arriving from various points in Europe they were about to depart onward to points in the Middle East and Africa. - Photo taken at Athens (- Hellinikon) (ATH / LGAT) [CLOSED] in Greece in 1981.
Athens' Abandoned International Airport Is Incredibly Creepy
Opened in 1938 and closed in 2001 after a new airport was built for the Olympics, Ellinikon International Airport sits abandoned without any hope for redevelopment since Greece is more broke than an autojourno crashing an uninsured Lamborghini.
Athens’ abandoned airport
28 Photos For about six decades Hellenikon was Athens’ only airport, but it closed down in 2001 to make way for a newer, more modern airport before the city hosted the 2004 Olympic Games. After languishing for years as a wasteland of crumbling terminals, Hellenikon is set for resurrection as a glitzy coastal resort. Lamda […]
Stark, Beautiful Photos of an Abandoned Greek Airport
Ellinikon International Airport, located in Athens, Greece, was shut down in 2001. The site has been left partially intact while development plans take place, and photographer Alexandros Lambrovassilis has been revisiting the site for years to document its remains.
Urban Exploration of Hellinikon Airport
The present situation of Hellinikon Airport reminds its ancient splendour, but the signs of neglect are obvious. It is also the fact that there have been occasional vandalisms both in the abandoned buildings of the site and in the preserved aircrafts of O…