The Busiest Airports in Italy

Airports in Italy

Airport NameIATA CodeICAO CodeAirport City
Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino AirportFCOLIRFRome
Milan Malpensa AirportMXPLIMCMilan
Orio al Serio International AirportBGYLIMEOrio al Serio
Venice Marco Polo AirportVCELIPZVenice
Catania–Fontanarossa AirportCTALICCSicily
Naples International AirportNAPLIRNCapodichino
Linate AirportLINLIMLMilan
Bologna Guglielmo Marconi AirportBLQLIPEBologna
Falcone Borsellino AirportPMOLICJPunta Raisi
Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International AirportCIALIRARome
Pisa International AirportPSALIRPPisa
Bari Karol Wojtyla AirportBRILIBDBari
Cagliari Elmas AirportCAGLIEECagliari
Turin AirportTRNLIMFTurin


International airports in Italy

In Italy, air communication is really well developed. Therefore, almost all major or popular cities have their own airports. There are 133 air terminals in the country. 42 of them are active and constantly servicing flights. Among them there are smalls ones dealing with several regional routes, and giant airports working with hundreds of airlines and capable of providing service for tens of millions of passengers a year. The total volume of passenger traffic at all Italian airports in 2018 is approximately 185.7 million people.

A list of international airports in Italy:

  • FCO – Leonardo da Vinci International (Fiumicino), Italy, Rome
  • CIA – Ciampino, Italy, Rome MXP – Malpensa, Italy, Milan (45 km distance from Milan)
  • BGY – Orio Al Serio, Italy, Milan
  • LIN – Linate, Italy, Milan
  • NAP – Capodichino, Italy, Naples
  • VCE – Marco Polo, Italy, Venice
  • PSA – Aeroporto Internazionale Galileo Galilei, Italy, Florence
  • FLR – Peretola, Italy, Florence
  • TRN – Sandro Pertini (caselle), Italy, Turin
  • PMF – Giuseppe Verdi, Italy, Parma
  • PEG – Sant Egidio, Italy, Perugia
  • RMI – International Airport “Federico Fellini”, Italy, Rimini
  • BLQ – Guglielmo Marconi, Italy, Bologna
  • PMO – Punta Raisi, Italy, Palermo
  • VRN – Valerio Catullo, Italy, Verona
  • BRI – Palese, Italy, Bari
  • AOT – Corrado Gex, Italy, Aosta
  • CAG – Elmas, Italy, Cagliari
  • BGY – Orio al Serio, Italy, Bergamo
  • AOI – Falconara, Italy, Ancona
  • CTA – Fontanarossa, Italy, Catania

Major airports in Italy

We would like you to get acquainted with the list of the major airports in Italy:
FCO – Leonardo da Vinci International (Fiumicino), Italy’s main and largest airport, is located 30 km from Rome. Its passenger traffic is 43 million people a year. Fiumicino Airport is connected by rail to the city center, which provides additional convenience to passengers.

Malpensa MXP – located 45 km from Milan, it is Italy’s second largest airport. Its passenger flow totaled 24.5 million passengers a year.
Bergamo Airport (Orio Al Serio) is located 5 km from the center of Bergamo. 45 km from Milan. Its passenger flow is 10.5 million passengers per year.
LIN – Linate, Italy, Milan intra-European airlines, and short international flights. However, this airport serves 9.5 million passengers a year. At the moment, the airport is conducting a renovation, which will end completely in 2021, and will allow it to serve more flights in the future.

Airport Marco Polo (VCE) closing the top five, is located in the town of Tessera, a suburb of Venice. Its passenger flow is more than 8 million passengers a year.

Biggest airports in Italy

Italy is most popular for tourists in summer. But all the year Italians like to use air transport. The active mixing of people at any time of the year requires the development of transport infrastructure, which is why Italians like to renovate their old airports in order to be as comfortable as possible while waiting for their flight. The largest airports in Italy are well-equipped with a full range of services: there are hotels, restaurants, cafes, Internet points, VIP rooms, prayer rooms, smoking rooms, car rental and of course great company shops.

List of airports in Italy

And so we introduced you to the general information about the airports of Italy. Each of them is unique in its own way, and deserves a separate article. And we will definitely tell you more about them on our website. More details can be found while seeing airports in Italy map here.
Also we are pleased to introduce you to the features of each airport from this list, in our articles. And we sincerely hope that everyone can find useful information for making their trips.
In order to make it easier for you to deal with geography, we have prepared a map of airports in Italy.

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