Lamezia Terme International Airport

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Lamezia Terme
International Airport

Aeroporto Internazionale
di Lamezia Terme
Aeroporto Lamezia.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Sacal S.p.A.
Serves Lamezia Terme
Location Lamezia Terme, Italy
Elevation AMSL 46 ft / 14 m
Coordinates 38°54′19″N 16°14′32″E / 38.90528°N 16.24222°E / 38.90528; 16.24222
Website www.sacal.it
Map
Lamezia Terme International Airport is located in Italy
Lamezia Terme International Airport
Lamezia Terme
International Airport
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10/28 9,900 3,017 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Passengers 2,342,406
Passenger change 14–15 Decrease -2.8%
Aircraft movements 21,524
Movements change 14–15 Decrease -5.9%
Statistics from Assaeroporti[1]

Lamezia Terme International Airport (Italian: Aeroporto Internazionale di Lamezia Terme "Sant'Eufemia") (IATA: SUFICAO: 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.

History[edit]

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]

Airlines Destinations
Air Transat Seasonal: Toronto–Pearson
Alitalia[2] Milan–Linate, Rome–Fiumicino
Seasonal: Bologna, Turin
Alitalia
operated by Alitalia CityLiner
Milan–Linate
Austrian Airlines Seasonal: Vienna
Seasonal charter: Bolzano [3]
Blue Air Turin
Condor Seasonal: Munich (begins 27 April 2018)[4]
easyJet Milan–Malpensa
Edelweiss Air Seasonal: Zürich
Eurowings Seasonal: Munich, Vienna
Eurowings
operated by Germanwings
Seasonal: Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf, Hannover, Stuttgart
Helvetic Airways Seasonal: Zürich
Lufthansa Seasonal: Munich
Luxair Seasonal: Luxembourg
Meridiana Seasonal: Milan-Malpensa
Niki Seasonal: Zürich
Neos Seasonal: Bergamo, Milan-Malpensa, Verona
Primera Air Seasonal: Malmö, Stockholm–Arlanda
Ryanair Bergamo, Bologna, Charleroi, Hahn, Hamburg, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, London–Stansted, Kraków, Madrid, Milan-Malpensa (begins 29 October 2017),[5] Pisa, Treviso
Seasonal: Weeze
Small Planet Airlines Seasonal charter: Vilnius
SmartWings
operated by Travel Service[6]
Seasonal: Brno, Ostrava, Prague
SmartWings
operated by Travel Service Slovakia
Seasonal: Bratislava, Košice
Sun d'Or
operated by El Al
Seasonal charter: Tel Aviv–Ben Gurion
SunExpress Deutschland Frankfurt, Leipzig/Halle
TUIfly Belgium Seasonal: Brussels
Wizz Air Bucharest, Budapest[7] (ends 10 January 2018), Warsaw-Chopin

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External links[edit]

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