Fiumicino airport map
Leonardo da vinci fiumicino airport map. Fiumicino airport map (Lazio - Italy) to print. Fiumicino airport map (Lazio - Italy) to download. Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport (Italian: Aeroporto Leonardo da Vinci di Fiumicino) (IATA: FCO, ICAO: LIRF), also commonly known as Fiumicino Airport, is Italy largest airport with 37.7 million passengers served in 2011, located in Fiumicino, 18.9 nautical miles (35.0 km; 21.7 mi) west southwest of Rome historic city centre as its shown in fiumicino airport map.
The fiumicino airport serves as a hub for Alitalia, Italy flag carrier. Based on total passenger numbers fiumicino airport was the sixth busiest airport in Europe, and the world 25th busiest airport in 2011 (see fiumicino airport map). The fiumicino airport is named after Italian polymath Leonardo da Vinci, who first designed a proto helicopter and a flying machine with wings.
The fiumicino airport was officially opened on January 15, 1961, with two runways, replacing the small Rome Ciampino Airport which remains in service for domestic and charter operations. During the decade Alitalia invested heavily in the fiumicino airport, building hangars and maintenance centers; in the same period a third runway was added (16L/34R). Despite being officially opened in 1961, Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport had actually been in use since August 20, 1960 (see fiumicino airport map).
The fiumicino airport is served by the six-lane motorway A91 Roma-Fiumicino and numerous buses and taxis. Fiumicino airport railway station is served by the Leonardo Express train operated by Trenitalia, available at the airport terminal as its mentioned in fiumicino airport map. It takes 30 minutes to get to Termini Station in a non-stop trip that is provided twice an hour. Alternatively, local trains leave once every 15 minutes, stopping at all stations.