There is no airport in Sparti. The closest airport is located in Kalamata, the capital of Messenia. The airport of Kalamata is small and operates only in summer. It receives domestic flights from Thessaloniki, not Athens.
It also operates many charter flights and low-cost flights from Europe. In particular, the popular low-cost company Ryan Air operates flights from Europe to Kalamata.
Visitors can go from Kalamata to Sparti by rental car or bus.