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Genoa Airport (IATA: GOA, ICAO: LIMJ) (Italian: Aeroporto di Genova) also named Christopher Columbus Airport ("Aeroporto Cristoforo Colombo" in Italian) (Italian pronunciation: [kriˈstɔːforo koˈlombo]), and commonly named Aeroporto di Genova-Sestri Ponente (Genoa-Sestri Ponente Airport, after the city district where it is located) is an international airport built on an artificial peninsula, 4 NM (7.4 km; 4.6 mi) west[1] of Genoa, Italy. It is the most important airport of Liguria and it serves the city and Port of Genoa, as well as considerable population in Southern Piedmont (Asti and Alessandria Provinces, Southern areas of Cuneo Province) and Southern Lombardy (Province of Pavia). It is currently operated by Aeroporto di Genova S.P.A., which has recently upgraded the airport complex.

Genoa Airport

Aeroporto di Genova
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Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorAeroporto di Genova S.p.A.
ServesGenoa, Italy
Elevation AMSL13 ft / 4 m
Coordinates44°24′48″N 008°50′15″E / 44.41333°N 8.83750°E / 44.41333; 8.83750
Website[2]
Map
Genoa Airport is located in Italy
Genoa Airport
Genoa Airport
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 2,916 9,564 Bitumen
Statistics (2018)
Passengers1,455,626
Passenger change 17–18Increase 16.5%
Aircraft movements20,574
Movements change 16–17Increase 7.6%
Source: Italian AIP at EUROCONTROL[1]
Statistics from Assaeroporti[2]

The airport is also the manufacturing base for Piaggio Aerospace, an Italian aircraft design and production company.

In 2018, with 1,455,626 passengers having passed through the airport[3], Genoa is the 21st busiest Italian airport by passenger traffic. The Spanish low-cost airline Volotea operates one of its four bases in Italy in Genoa Airport. The airport is named after the notable Genoese navigator and explorer Christopher Columbus.

Airlines and destinationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "EAD Basic". Ead.eurocontrol.int. Retrieved 31 December 2013.
  2. ^ Associazione Italiana Gestori Aeroportuali Archived 6 July 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "easyJet outlines new routes from Berlin Tegel in S18". Routesonline. Retrieved 31 January 2018.
  5. ^ https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/283584/ernest-airlines-s19-new-routes-as-of-25mar19/

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