Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport
Aeroporto di Genova
|Operator||Aeroporto di Genova S.p.A.|
|Elevation AMSL||13 ft / 4 m|
Genoa Airport (IATA: GOA, ICAO: LIMJ) (Italian: Aeroporto di Genova) also named Christopher Columbus Airport ("Aeroporto Cristoforo Colombo" in Italian) (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 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.
The airport is also the manufacturing base for Piaggio Aerospace, an Italian aircraft design and production company.
In 2017, with 1,249,374 passengers having passed through the airport, Genoa remained as the 23rd busiest Italian airport by passenger traffic. The Spanish low-cost airline Volotea operates one of its four bases in Italy in Genoa Airport. The airport is named after the notable Genoese navigator and explorer Christopher Columbus.
Airlines and destinations
|Aegean Airlines||Seasonal: Athens|
|Air France||Paris-Charles de Gaulle|
|British Airways||London-Gatwick |
|easyJet||Seasonal: Berlin–Tegel, Bristol, London-Luton, Manchester|
|Ernest Airlines||Kyiv-Zhuliany (begins 23 March 2019)|
|Israir||Seasonal: Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion|
|Scandinavian Airlines||Seasonal: Copenhagen|
|S7 Airlines||Seasonal: Moscow-Domodedovo|
|Volotea||Cagliari, Catania, Madrid, Naples, Palermo |
Seasonal: Alghero, Athens, Brindisi, Corfu (begins 4 June 2019), Ibiza, Lamezia Terme, Lampedusa, Menorca, Mykonos, Olbia, Palma de Mallorca, Santorini, Vienna
- "EAD Basic". Ead.eurocontrol.int. Retrieved 31 December 2013.
- Associazione Italiana Gestori Aeroportuali Archived 6 July 2014 at the Wayback Machine.
- "easyJet outlines new routes from Berlin Tegel in S18". Routesonline. Retrieved 2018-01-31.
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