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 Verona International Airport

Verona International Airport – Italy’s Finest Airport

Verona Villafranca Airport which is also known as Verona Airport, Valerio Catullo Airport or simply Villafranca Airport, is among the major airports in Italy, serving Verona. Operated by GardaAeroporti, it is ajoint civil and military airport, located at an elevation of 73 meters above sea level. The airport is a focus city for Meridiana and Neos and at present it has 1 bituminous runway measuring 3,068 meters and a concrete helipad measuring 110 × 85 in length. Situated at the junction of motorways A4 and A22, around 5 km from the city center, Verona Villafranca Airport has two terminals – T1 serves departing passengers and T2 is for arriving passengers. Both the terminals have a dedicated play area. The airport is equipped with a fog-dispersal device and the runway is certified for ILS Category IIIb approach. The airport managed 2.775.627 passenger and 30.092 aircraft movements in the year 2104.

History

The airport has been operating as a military airfield since First World War. Civil charter flight services began in early 1910. The airport got it first official terminal at the end of 1970's and in the year 1978, the Aeroporto Valerio Catullo di Verona Villafranca Spa started operating the airport. First round of expansion began at the airport in 1990 and the existing terminal was expanded. The airport recorded 1 million passengers in 1995 and by 1999; it reached at the third position among the 'Special Classification of Charter Traffic' after Milan Malpensa Airport and Rome Fiumicino Airport. To accommodate growing traffic, another terminal was opened in May 2006.

Fleet

The airport is currently directly connected to 12 countries. Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Air France, Air Moldova, Alitalia, British Airways, easyJet, Iberia Express, Lufthansa, Meridiana, Ryanair, Volotea and Wizz Air are the airline companies that operate direct passenger flights to and from the Verona Villafranca Airport. Seasonal charter as well as seasonal passengers flights are operated by Yakutia Airlines, Vueling, Tunisair, Transavia, Thomson Airways, Thomas Cook Airlines, Nouvelair, Neos, Mistral Air, Globus,Israir Airlines, Germanwings, Flybe, Eastern Airways, Blue Panorama Airlines and Aegean Airlines.

Awards

Though Verona Villafranca Airport is one of the major airports in Italy and serves an an important gateway to tourists planning Verona in Italy, it has not received any awards or recognition till now.

Routes and Destinations

Dublin, Munich, Paris, London, Rome, Chișinău, Tirana, Madrid, Frankfurt, Cagliari, Brussels, Bari, Naples and Bucharest are the destinations which are connected to the airport via regular passenger airlines. Athens, Marsa Alam, Heraklion, Tel Aviv, Glasgow, Manchester, Moscow, Ibiza, santorini, Amsterdam, Alghero, Brindisi and Warsaw are the major destinations which are connected with the Verona Villafranca Airport via seasonal charter flights.

Why Fly Through This Airport

How to Check-in

If you are travelling from Verona Villafranca Airport, you can avail two options of check-in – online check-in and counter check-in. Generally, online check-in is available with most of the airline and can be done 24 hours prior o schedule departure of your flight. Print your boarding pass immediately after online check-in to skip the long queue at the airport. Usually check-in counters at the airport open 3 hours before departure of international flight and 2 hours in case of domestic flight. In case you are taking a charter flights, timings may vary; therefore please check with the airline before starting from the airport.

Baggage Allowance

Different airline might offer different option of baggage allowance. Therefore to avoid any confusion at the airport, make sure you speak with your airline regarding and how much and what to carry on your flight from Verona Villafranca Airport. Usually passengers are allowed to check-in anywhere between 10 kg to 32 kg, depending upon the airline class of travel and the sector you are travelling to (domestic or international). As hand luggage the limit may vary from 5 kg to 15 kg and this too is dependent on the class and travel route. If you are travelling with excess baggage, you need pay the charges for the same at the airport. Option of pre booking excess luggage, at lower rates are available online with most of the airlines.

Seating

Some of the airline operating from Verona Villafranca Airport offer passengers the option of pre selection of seat, at a low cost. If you are looking for a specific seat then booking one is the best option as during the counter check-in process, airline do not guarantee the seat of your choice.

Booking Fee

Convenience charges are applicable when you book your flight ticket online at the airport or airline website. When purchasing the ticket from the airline counter at the airport or authorized office in the city, no extra charges are applicable. Contact your airline directly in case of any query related to booking charges, cancellation and modification of your flight ticket, as the policy of airline regarding the same may vary from one another.  

 

 

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 Airport Contact Details

Verona International Airport

Address:
Aeroporto Valerio Catullo,
I-37060 Caselle di Sommacampagna (VR),
ITALY

Tel:+39 (0)45 8095666
Fax:+39 (0)45 8619074

Website:

Owner:
Aeroporto Verona Villafranca S.p.A.

 Location Details

Longitude:10° 53' 18'' E
Latitude:45° 23' 44'' N
IATA code:VRN
ICAO code:LIPX

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