Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport

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Genoa Airport
Aeroporto di Genova
Genoa Airport logo.png
Airport type Public
Operator Aeroporto di Genova S.p.A.
Serves Genoa, Italy
Elevation AMSL 13 ft / 4 m
Coordinates 44°24′48″N 008°50′15″E / 44.41333°N 8.83750°E / 44.41333; 8.83750
Genoa Airport is located in Italy
Genoa Airport
Genoa Airport
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 2,916 9,564 Bitumen
Statistics (2015)
Passengers 1,363,240
Passenger change 14–15 Increase 7.5%
Aircraft movements 19,280
Movements change 14–15 Increase 3.8%
Source: Italian AIP at EUROCONTROL[1]
Statistics from Assaeroporti[2]

Genoa Airport (IATA: GOAICAO: LIMJ) (Italian: Aeroporto di Genova) also named Cristoforo Colombo Airport (Italian pronunciation: [kriˈstɔːforo koˈlombo]), and commonly named Aeroporto di Genova-Sestri Ponente (Genoa-Sestri Ponente Airport, after the city district where it is located) is an international airport built on an artificial peninsula, 4 NM (7.4 km; 4.6 mi) west[1] of Genoa, Italy. It is the most important airport of Liguria and it serves the city and Port of Genoa, as well as considerable population in Southern Piedmont (Asti and Alessandria Provinces, Southern areas of Cuneo Province) and Southern Lombardy (Province of Pavia). It is currently operated by Aeroporto di Genova S.P.A., which has recently upgraded the airport complex. In 2017, 1,167,869 passengers travelled through the airport, being the 23rd largest Italian airport by passenger traffic.[3] The airport is named after the Genoese notable navigator, explorer and colonizer Cristopher Columbus. The Spanish low cost airline Volotea operates one of its four bases in Italy in Genoa Airport.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aegean Airlines Seasonal: Athens (begins 13 June 2018)
Air France
operated by HOP!
Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Alitalia Rome-Fiumicino
operated by Alitalia CityLiner
Seasonal: Olbia
operated by Blue Panorama Airlines
British Airways London-Gatwick
Seasonal: Glasgow
easyJet Seasonal: Bristol (begins 2 June 2018), London-Luton (begins 27 March 2018), Manchester (begins 29 March 2018)
FlyValan Trieste (begins 23 January 2018)
Israir Seasonal: Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion (begins 13 May 2018)[5]
operated by KLM CityHopper
Lufthansa Regional
operated by Air Dolomiti
Frankfurt, Munich
Ryanair Bari, London-Stansted, Trapani (resumes 24 March 2018)
Scandinavian Airlines Seasonal: Copenhagen
S7 Airlines Seasonal: Moscow-Domodedovo
S7 Airlines
operated by Globus Airlines
Seasonal: Moscow-Domodedovo
Volotea Cagliari, Catania, Madrid (begins 30 March 2018), Naples, Palermo
Seasonal: Alghero, Athens, Brindisi, Ibiza,[6] Lampedusa (begins 26 May 2018), Menorca, Mykonos (begins 29 May 2018), Olbia, Palma de Mallorca,[6] Santorini,[6] Vienna[6]
Vueling Seasonal: Barcelona


External links[edit]

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