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Ancona Airport

Also referred to as Marche Airport (formally Ancona Falconara Airport), Ancona Airport is an important international airport serving the Ancona city in the Marche region of Italy. It is strategically located at the center of the heart of the Marche region in order to effectively serve the local community and the ever increasing number of foreigners who have been coming to this place.  It is located about 12 kilometers on the Western side of the city of Ancona. Again, Alcona is found within Falconara Marittima.

The locals here have assigned a variety of names to the airport. It is also called Raffaello Sanzio Airport, originally named after Sanzio Raffaello who was one a renowned architect and painter in this part of the world. This airport is not just dedicated to serving the locals in this place alone but rather the entire Italian nation and acts as the major gateway that connects Ancona to the rest of the world. The living standards of the people in this region have been boosted a great deal ever since this airport was set up in this location.

Ever since inception, the number of passengers; international and local both, that have passed through this airport has been on the increase. This is true revelation of the fact that more and more people are appreciating the kind of services that are offered here. The airport has not just grown in terms of passenger numbers alone. The internal facilities have also been developed to ensure effective service delivery to each and every passenger coming to this place. There are plenty of facilities that you can expect to find at the airport. These include an automatic teller machine, pub, and restaurant and wireless internet connection.

These facilities are basically intended to ensure that your stay here is as comfortable as possible. The airport is still under development and therefore there is still much more that you have to expect in the near future. It might also be worth noting that it lies is set at an elevation of about 49 feet, which is 15 meters above the sea level. This is the ideal height above sea level for the location of such a facility. It is also made up of one runway that is designated with asphalt surface that measures 2962 x 45 meters. This is ideal to accommodate the ever increasing number of aircrafts that are coming to this airport every single day.

As the airport continues to grow, more and more international airlines are setting up base here. Long gone are the days when Ancona Airport was just seen as an airport that just serves the locals. The worldwide community can now today enjoy the services that are offered by a plethora of airlines that fly the Italian airspace to this airport. As these international airlines come to run flight operations here, there are still others which have set this as their major operational base or hub in Italy.

Some of the airlines that operate here include Belle Air Europe, Carpatair, Alitalia, Meridiana Fly, Ryanair, Volotea, MAT airways and Lufthansa. As the number of these international airlines continues to grow, so does the number of international destinations that the people in Ancona can fly to. Some of the notable destinations reached by the airlines emanating from the airport include Munich, Skopje, Alghero, Timisoara, Tirana, Cagliari and Trapani among many others.

These airlines and worldwide destinations are expected to grow a great deal in the coming days. If at all you are planning on coming to Italy through Ancona any time soon, flying in to Ancona Airport is definitely an option that you cannot just choose to overlook. You can rest assured that the services you will get here are just awesome.

Airport Information

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Time Zone:
GMT -1.0
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Latitude (DMS):
43° 38’ 0" N
Longitude (DMS):
13° 30’ 0" E
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2,962m (9,718ft)
45m (148ft)