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Reggio Calabria Airport
Aeroporto di Reggio Calabria
Aeroporto dello Stretto
Aeroporto Tito Minniti
IATA: REGICAO: LICR
Summary
Airport type Public & Military
Operator SOGAS S.p.A.
Serves Reggio Calabria, Messina
Location Reggio Calabria
Built 1939 - present
Occupants V Reparto di Volo della Polizia di Stato
Elevation AMSL 29.26 m / 95.99 ft
Coordinates 38°04′19″N 15°39′13″E / 38.07194°N 15.65361°E / 38.07194; 15.65361Coordinates: 38°04′19″N 15°39′13″E / 38.07194°N 15.65361°E / 38.07194; 15.65361
Website www.aeroportodellostretto.it
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
15/33 1,996 6,549 Asphalt
11/29 1,669 5,574 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Passengers 509.058
Aircraft movements 8.058
Cargo (tons) 124
Statistics from Assaeroporti.[1]
Reggio Calabria Airport is located in Italy
Reggio Calabria Airport
Location of Reggio Calabria Airport, Italy

The Reggio Calabria "Tito Minniti" Airport (IATA: REGICAO: LICR), also known as Aeroporto dello Stretto (Airport of the Strait) is an airport located near Reggio Calabria, Italy.

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Description

The airport was named after Italian Royal Air Force war-hero Tito Minniti, who was born in Reggio Calabria.

Its IATA airport code REG is derived from Reggio Calabria, Calabria's main city, which the airport is closest to.

It serves mainly the Province of Reggio Calabria and the Province of Messina, and partially the Province of Vibo Valentia; more than 1,200,000 people.

Transit connections

The Reggio Calabria Airport is approximately 5 kilometers south from Reggio Calabria's historic city center. It is accessible by car or public transport

  • By car from North (Tirrenic area)
A3 Highway (Salerno-Reggio Calabria), on Arangea or Ravagnese exits;
  • By car from South (Ionic area)
SS106 Ionic Statal Street (Reggio Calabria-Taranto), on Ravagnese or Arangea exits;
The airport is connected to the city by ATAM (Metropolitan Area Transport Service) buses, that connect the airport with the harbour and with the main rail station too;
A bus service called "Volobus" connects the airport of Reggio with Messina in about an hour and on time with all flights;
  • With Locride Area and with Grecanic Area:
A bus service called "Jonica Line" connects Caulonia Marina with the airport on time with all flights.
  • Work in progress:
soon it will be available a new highway exit connected directly to the airport between Arangea and Ravagnese exits; an hydrofoil wharf will connect the airport to Messina, the Aeolian Islands and Taormina; from 2007 it should be available the new "Reggio Calabria light rail" (connecting the coastal towns of Melito Porto Salvo, Reggio Calabria and Villa San Giovanni to the airport) operated by the National Railway with the "RC Aeroporto" station will make easier the rail connections with the airport.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Air Italy Verona [seasonal]
Air Malta Genoa, Malta, Paris-Orly, Rome-Fiumicino, Turin [begins 18 may]
Alitalia Milan-Linate, Rome-Fiumicino, Venice [beging 06 may]
DanubeWings Bologna
Trawel Fly Milan-Orio al Serio

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