Bolzano Airport

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Bolzano Airport

Aeroporto di Bolzano
Bozen Bolzano Airport (278).jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorABD Airport AG/S.p.A.
ServesBolzano, Italy
Elevation AMSL270 m / 787.4 ft
Coordinates46°27′37″N 011°19′35″E / 46.46028°N 11.32639°E / 46.46028; 11.32639
Websitebolzanoairport.it
Map
Bolzano Airport is located in Italy
Bolzano Airport
Bolzano Airport
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 1,294 4,245 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Passengers35,141
Passenger change 14-15Decrease -46,4%
Aircraft movements11,915
Movements change 14-15Decrease -2.2%
Statistics from Assaeroporti [1]

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

History[edit]

A Bolzano airport aerial view

The airport was created in October 1926 with a 1300-meter landing runway.[2]

In June 2016, a public opinion poll decided to no longer support the highly deficient airport with money from the government. Therefore, it was decided that the airport's operator company would be liquidated and the licence given back to the Italian authorities, which means the airport would be shut down entirely if no other operator were found.

South Tirol spent over €120 million in recent years for the airport without attracting any lasting scheduled traffic.[3] Darwin Airline ceased their PSO-flights to Rome on behalf of Alitalia on 18 June 2015 leaving Bolzano Airport again without any scheduled commercial traffic.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
SkyAlps Rome–Ciampino (begins 1 May 2020)[5]
Seasonal charter: Cagliari, Catania, Lamezia Terme, Olbia (all begins 23 May 2020)[6]

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References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Bolzano Airport at Wikimedia Commons