Cortina Airport

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Cortina Airport
Aeroporto di Cortina
IATA: CDFICAO: LIDI
Summary
Operator hfhurhfjhuy
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
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 4,528 1,380

Cortina Airport is an abandoned 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 has remained closed to traffic since an accident involving a Cessna 206 on 31 May 1976. The pilot and all five passengers were killed in a crash immediately after takeoff in difficult wind conditions.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "(CDF) Fiames Airport". Flightstats.com. Retrieved 2015-04-23. 
  2. ^ "Fiorenza de Bernardi". Fiorenzadebernardi.it. Retrieved 2015-04-23.