Cortina Airport

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Cortina Airport
Aeroporto di Cortina
Location Cortina d'Ampezzo, Veneto, Italy
Elevation AMSL 3,937 ft / 1,200 m
Coordinates 46°34′34″N 12°07′00″E / 46.57611°N 12.11667°E / 46.57611; 12.11667Coordinates: 46°34′34″N 12°07′00″E / 46.57611°N 12.11667°E / 46.57611; 12.11667
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 4,528 1,380

Cortina Airport is an airport located in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Veneto, Italy.[1]

The airport is also known as Cortina d'Ampezzo Airport (full name of the municipality it is located in) and Fiames Airport because it is located in the Fiames frazione.

The airport was built for the 1956 Winter Olympics.[2] It was has remained closed to traffic since an accident of a Cessna 206 May 31st 1976. The pilot and all five passengers were killed in a crash immideatly after takeoff in difficult wind conditions.