Bolzano Airport

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Bolzano Airport
Aeroporto di Bolzano
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  • IATA: BZO
  • ICAO: LIPB
    BZO is located in Italy
    BZO
    BZO
    Location of airport in Italy
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator ABD Airport AG/S.p.A.
Serves Bolzano, Italy
Elevation AMSL 270 m / 787.4 ft
Coordinates 46°27′37″N 011°19′35″E / 46.46028°N 11.32639°E / 46.46028; 11.32639
Website bolzanoairport.it
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 1,294 4,245 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Passengers 35,141
Passenger change 14-15 Decrease -46,4%
Aircraft movements 11,915
Movements change 14-15 Decrease -2.2%
Statistics from Assaeroporti [1]

Bolzano Airport (Italian: Aeroporto di Bolzano — Dolomiti, German: Flughafen Bozen — Dolomiten) (IATA: BZOICAO: LIPB) is a small regional airport near Bolzano in the province of South Tyrol in northern Italy.

History[edit]

In June 2016, a public opinion poll decided to no longer support the highly deficient airport with money from the government. Therefore, it has been decided that the airport's operator company will be liquidated and the licence given back to the Italian authorities which means the airport will be shut down entirely if no other operator is found. South Tirol spend over €120 million in recent years for the airport without attracting any lasting scheduled traffic.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Darwin Airline ceased their PSO-flights to Rome on behalf of Alitalia on 18 June 2015 leaving Bolzano Airport without any scheduled commercial traffic.[3]

Airlines Destinations
Austrian Airlines Seasonal charter: Cagliari (begins 27 May 2017), Catania (begins 28 May 2017), Lamezia Terme (begins 27 May 2017), Olbia (begins 27 May 2017)[4]

The nearest international airports are in Innsbruck approx. 120 km to the north or Verona 150 km to the south.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Aeroporto di Bolzano at Wikimedia Commons