Rome Leonardo da Vinci Airport FCO
- better known as 'Fiumicino Airport',
is Italy's largest Airport and is one of two major Airports serving the 'Eternal City' of Rome and its surroundings (the other is Ciampino). Both airports are managed by ADA (Aeroporti di Roma).
While passenger satisfaction for overall service quality had reached 94 percent - In October 2016 Da Vinci Airport reached 'First European Hub for Service Quality. ACI votd it Best Airport for passenger satisfaction among 250 worldwide airports for first quarter 2017.
FCO Airport is located 32 km southwest of the Rome, and is accessible via A91 Roma-Fiumicino, a 6-lane motorway. It can easily be reached from Rome's surrounding ring road, taking the Fiumicino (A12) exit and following signs guiding to the Airport. (The G.R.A. urban motorway to the Roma Fiumicino motorway takes you directly to the airport).
The Kiss&Go area
- a controlled traffic zone (ZTC) - is for drivers headed for Terminals 1, 2 3 - allowing for a 15-min. stop in that area - while the Stop&Go area
- a limited traffic zone (ZTL) - is only for authorized operators.
With five long runways and 41.7M passengers in 2016, Leonardo da Vinci Airport is hub to Alitalia, Air Alps, Blu-Express & EastyJet, and is served by a myriad of international airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.
The on-Airport Hilton Airport Hotel (tel. +39 (0)6 65258) is connected to the passenger terminals and the train station by a skybridge.
Leonardo da Vinci Airport has four passenger terminals - T1, T2, T3 & T5. For terminal details, please refer to 'Terminal Map' and scroll down to the extensive text.
Present and future Airport developments:
It is planned to expand the Airport by 2021 to increase passenger capacity to over 50M annually, half of them will use available public transport from a new Ground Transportation Center: The projects encompass expanding aircraft apron and current passenger terminals, building a new runway, new taxiway system, increasing environmental upgrades (renewable sources for electricity, thermal power, reduction of emissions), and construct & install a new building complex, car parks, services & facilities:
Boarding area changes:
- Boarding Area A: The new pier at eastern end of terminals is to have two levels & a mezzanine for passengers, 14 gates with loading bridges & 10 remote gates. It will be connected to Terminal 1 by elevated passage leading to an extension of T1's front portion.
- Boarding Area E: Terminal 3's new front portion will have 8 boarding gates at apron level, Boarding area E, and house on the upper level the service areas & VIP lounges.
- Boarding Area F - replacing former Pier C - will host 14 boarding gates with loading bridges (some for Classes E & F aircraft). Access will be by aerial link with the front portion of T3. At apron level, a new BHS/HBS system is to be istalled.
- New Boarding Area J, directly connected to new T4, will have the new BHS system on the apron level and 11 gates with loading brdiges on the upper level. Its 9 boarding gates will have direct acces from T4.
Multimodal Transport system:
For more information open www.romaintermodale.it.