Marche Airport

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Marche Airport

Aeroporto delle Marche
Aeroporto di Ancona.jpg
Airport typePublic
OperatorAerdorica S.p.A
ServesAncona, Italy
Elevation AMSL49 ft / 15 m
Coordinates43°36′58″N 013°21′44″E / 43.61611°N 13.36222°E / 43.61611; 13.36222
AOI is located in Italy
Location of the airport in Italy
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04/22 2,962 9,718 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Passenger change 17-18Decrease 6.7%
Aircraft movements9,848
Movements change 17-18Decrease 11.1%
Source: DAFIF[1][2]
Statistics from Assaeroporti[3]

Marche Airport (Italian: Aeroporto delle Marche) (IATA: AOI, ICAO: LIPY), formerly Ancona Falconara Airport (Italian: Aeroporto di Ancona-Falconara), is an airport serving Ancona and the Marche region of central Italy. The airport is located approximately 12 km (6 NM) west of Ancona, in Falconara Marittima. It was also known as Raffaello Sanzio Airport, named after Raffaello Sanzio (1483–1520), the Italian painter and architect.[1][4]


During World War II, Falconara Airfield was a military airfield used by the United States Army Air Forces Twelfth Air Force for B-25 Mitchell combat operations by the 321st Bombardment Group between 1 Apr and 1 Sep 1945. After the war ended, the airfield was turned over to local authorities.


The airport lies at an elevation of 49 feet (15 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 04/22 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,962 by 45 metres (9,718 ft × 148 ft).[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]


Blu-express Tirana
easyJet London-Gatwick
Lufthansa Munich
Ryanair Charleroi, London-Stansted
Seasonal: Weeze
Transavia Seasonal: Paris-Orly (begins 4 April 2020)[5]
Volotea Seasonal: Cagliari, Catania, Olbia (begins 12 June 2020),[6] Palermo


DHL Aviation Bergamo, Sarajevo
FedEx Express Rome-Fiumicino
Poste Air Cargo Brescia
UPS Airlines Bergamo, Cologne/Bonn


  1. ^ a b c "World Aero Data: FALCONARA -- LIPY". World Aero Data. Archived from the original on 5 November 2019. Retrieved 28 November 2019.
  2. ^ Airport information for AOI at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ "Dati di Traffico ‐ Totali" (PDF). Assaeroporti (in Italian). Archived (PDF) from the original on 28 November 2019. Retrieved 28 November 2019.
  4. ^ "Marche, l'aeroporto di Ancona ospiterà fino al 6 gennaio "Raffaello, una mostra impossibile"". AgCult (in Italian). 22 November 2019. Archived from the original on 28 November 2019. Retrieved 28 November 2019.
  5. ^ "Ancona, Transavia vola a Parigi per l'estate 2020". TTG Italia. Archived from the original on 1 October 2019. Retrieved 30 November 2019.
  6. ^ "Volotea, 3 nuove rotte da Olbia - Sardegna". ANSA (in Italian). 31 October 2019. Archived from the original on 1 November 2019. Retrieved 30 November 2019.

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