Lamezia Terme International Airport

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Lamezia Terme
International Airport

Aeroporto Internazionale
di Lamezia Terme
Aeroporto Lamezia.jpg
Airport typePublic
OperatorSacal S.p.A.
ServesLamezia Terme
LocationLamezia Terme, Italy
Elevation AMSL46 ft / 14 m
Coordinates38°54′19″N 16°14′32″E / 38.90528°N 16.24222°E / 38.90528; 16.24222
Lamezia Terme International Airport is located in Italy
Lamezia Terme International Airport
Lamezia Terme
International Airport
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10/28 9,900 3,017 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Passenger change 14–15Decrease -2.8%
Aircraft movements21,524
Movements change 14–15Decrease -5.9%
Statistics from Assaeroporti[1]

Lamezia Terme International Airport (Italian: Aeroporto Internazionale di Lamezia Terme "Sant'Eufemia") (IATA: SUF, ICAO: LICA) is an airport in the Sant'Eufemia district of Lamezia Terme, Calabria, Italy. It is the principal airport of Calabria. Additionally, a military helicopter unit, the 2° Reggimento dell'Aria "Sirio", is based near the airport.


In 1965 a consortium, CONSAER, was formed to build a new airport near the motorway, the railway and the port of Gioia Tauro; level ground near Lamezia Terme was chosen as the site. The airport opened in June 1976. Its IATA airport code SUF derives from the name Sant'Eufemia. Itavia began scheduled flights to Rome-Fiumicino, Milan-Linate, Catania and Palermo in December of that year. The airport was expanded and modernised in 1982.

Since 1990 it has been managed by SACAL SpA, which is jointly owned by various local government administrations and by private investors.

A contract to extend the runway from the current 2414 metres to 3000 m was awarded on 27 December 2007. A design competition for a new passenger terminal to replace the present building was held in November 2008, and was won by Engco.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Aegean Airlines Seasonal: Athens
Air Italy Milan–Malpensa
Air Transat Seasonal: Toronto–Pearson
Alitalia Milan–Linate, Rome–Fiumicino
Austrian Airlines Seasonal: Vienna
Aviolet Seasonal charter: Belgrade[2]
Blue Air Turin
Condor Seasonal: Hannover, Munich
easyJet Basel/Mulhouse, Milan–Malpensa
Edelweiss Air Zürich
Eurowings Seasonal: Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf, Hannover, Munich, Stuttgart, Vienna
Helvetic Airways Seasonal: Zürich
Lufthansa Seasonal: Munich
Luxair Seasonal: Luxembourg
Neos Seasonal: Milan–Malpensa, Verona
Ryanair Bergamo, Berlin-Tegel, Bologna, Bordeaux, Charleroi, Hahn, Hamburg, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Kraków, London-Stansted, Malta, Milan–Malpensa, Pisa, Treviso
Seasonal: Weeze
Smartwings Seasonal: Bratislava, Brno, Košice, Ostrava, Prague
Smartwings Poland Seasonal charter: Warsaw–Chopin[3]
SunExpress Deutschland Seasonal: Frankfurt, Leipzig/Halle
TUI Airways Seasonal: London-Gatwick, Manchester
TUI fly Belgium Seasonal: Brussels
TUI fly Deutschland Seasonal: Düsseldorf, Frankfurt
Transavia Seasonal: Rotterdam
Volotea Verona
Seasonal: Genoa
Wizz Air Seasonal: Bucharest, Warsaw–Chopin


  1. ^ "Statistiche Dicembre 2014".
  2. ^
  3. ^ "air and charter tickets".

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