Turin-Aeritalia Airport

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Turin-Aeritalia Airport
Aeroporto di Torino-Aeritalia
Summary
Airport type Private
Operator Aeroclub Torino
Location Turin, Piedmont, Italy
Elevation AMSL 943 ft / 288 m
Coordinates 45°05′20″N 007°36′20″E / 45.08889°N 7.60556°E / 45.08889; 7.60556Coordinates: 45°05′20″N 007°36′20″E / 45.08889°N 7.60556°E / 45.08889; 7.60556
Website www.AeroclubTorino.it
Map
LIMA is located in Turin
LIMA
LIMA
Location of airport in Turin
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
28R/10L 1,074 3,524 Paved Asphalt
28L/10R 750 2,461 Grass
28/10 500 1,640 Grass

Turin-Aeritalia Airport (Italian: Aeroporto di Torino-Aeritalia, ICAO: LIMA) also known as Edoardo Agnelli Airport, built in 1916, is the historical airport of Turin in the Piedmont region of northern Italy. It is located off Corso Marche, some 5 km (3 mi) from the city centre.

Commercial flights moved to Turin Caselle Airport in 1953 and today Torino-Aeritalia is used for tourist flights and as a flying school, both for gliding and powered flight. There is also a helipad for the use of air ambulances.

One of the airport’s buildings was redesigned in 1958 by the Torinese architect Carlo Mollino.

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