There is no airport in Lefkada. The closest airport is in Preveza/Aktion, a small airport only 30 min drive from Lefkada. This airport does not receive flights from Athens or Thessaloniki. It works only in summer and receives charter flights. In particular, it receives charter and low-cost flights from various European airports.
The airport of Aktion/Preveza also receives charter flights from small Greek airports, such as Corfu and Kefalonia. These charters are operated by Sky Express. Many car rental agencies have their base at the airport of Aktion to serve tourists.
The airport of Preveza-Aktion, the closest airport to Lefkada island, operates only in summer and receives flights from European airports and small Greek regional airports. Here are the main air companies that fly from/to Preveza-Aktion.