Fiumicino Airport Reviews
Rome International Airport or Fiumicino – Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport is also known as Fiumicino Airport. Fiumicino Airport was officially opened on January 15, 1961 but started its operations on August 20, 1960. It was opened to lessen the traffic in the smaller, Rome Ciampino Airport during the Summer Olympics. It is the largest airport in Italy. It is situated in Fiumicino, 16 miles southwest of Rome. Being near the historic city of Rome,traffic volume is quite heavy day and night. It is one of Europe’s busiest airports in terms of traffic volume. This Fiumicino Airport Review will talk about the things you need to know about the airport.
What People Are Saying
Some people have had a bad experience or two at Fiumicino Airport, but a lot of travelers loved their traveling experience in this airport. Some passengers who frequently used this airports say that the Fiumicino Airport has improved its services overtime. From improved security checkpoints, more cafes and restaurants to eat in, to clean restrooms just to name a few.
Services and Establishments
Information desk can be found in almost every floor of the airport. Although sitting/waiting areas and charging ports are quite hard to find. WiFi access is free and fast, so you can sit back, relax and connect with love while waiting for your flight. Restrooms are clean, in good condition and easy to find. It also has prayer rooms, Catholic chapels, smoking lounges, family and nursery facilities and baggage counters.
Hungry? You can grab a bite from these establishments while at the airport. Antonello Colonna Open Bistro, Ferrari Spazio Bollicine, Foglie, Gelato di San Crispino, Colosseum Porchetta, Venchi, Vicere Sicily, The Burger Federation and many more. Check out this link to see your other options. If you need to do last minute shopping for friends and loved ones, you can find the following brands in the airport. Bottega Veneta, Burberry, Bulgari, Damiani, Emporio Armani, Ermenegildo Zegna, Hermes, Hugo Boss, Gucci, Moncler, Prada, Tod’s, and Valentino. You can also check their site for shopping maps and guides.
Fiumicino Airport has a website which provides travel and flight information, as well as airport terminal and shopping maps.
How to get there
Fiumicino Airport is about 35 km by car from the city centre. There is a six-lane motorway for bus and taxis. You can also use the Leonardo Express train, just outside the airport terminal to get to Roma Termini Station which is half an hour away from the airport. Local trains are also available but they do not go to Termini Station. Passengers will have to change trains at Trastevere Ostiense or Tuscolana.
Fiumicino Airport is the hub for Alitalia, Alitalia CityLiner and Vueling. It served 40.5 million passengers in 2015. There are several projects that are planned to improve the services offered by the airport. An addition of Four terminals and two more runways to be built by the year 2044 will allow the airport to accommodate 100 million passengers.
Get in touch
- Airport Code: FCO
- Phone number: +39 06 65951
- Website URL:http://www.adr.it/fiumicino
- Address: Via del l Aeroporto di Flumicino, P.O. Box 68, 00050 Roma Aeroporto, Italy
Through the years Fiumicino Airport has been improving and will continue to improve its services to address the needs of travelers from across the globe.
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