Italy

Turin Intl. Airport Spotting Guide

Turin Intl. Airport Spotting Guide

Turin Airport (IATA: TRN, ICAO: LIMF) is located 16km north of Turin and it is the main airport in Piedmont region. Turin is the fourth biggest city in Italy, but it has the 13th busiest airport in Italy. In 2015 it served more than 3.6 millions passengers with Germany as its main market. It is a single runway (18-36) airport with a single terminal. The most used runway is 36 but sometimes also 18 is used. It has two parking aprons: the main apron which is always used, and the Kilo apron which is used in case of extra traffic, sometimes…

Rome Fiumicino Spotting Guide

Rome Fiumicino Spotting Guide

Rome Fiumicino Airport is the largest of the airports servicing Rome (the notable other being Ciampino, which handles only low-cost traffic) and the main hub for Italian carrier Alitalia. The airport handled just over 36 million passengers in 2013, but sadly traffic is currently declining due to several cost cutting and route closures of Alitalia. Though that might change again in the future with their new investor Etihad Airways.

Milan Malpensa Spotting Guide

Milan Malpensa Spotting Guide

Milan Malpensa International Airport was one of the two hub of Alitalia since 31 march 2008 then moved 72% to Rome Fiumicino. Malpensa is the second busiest airport in Italy with two runways and two Terminals. Terminal 2 is used exclusive by Easyjet while all other carriers based at Terminal 1 and its three satellites. There is also a cargo terminal called CargoCity which currently handles over 435’000 tons of traffic annually. The airport is located 40 kilometres northwest of central Milan. Malpensa handling in 2014 18’851’238 passengers.