Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (FCO)
|IATA Code||FCO||ICAO Code||LIRF|
|FAA Code||Time Zone||Europe/Rome|
|Phone||Fax||+39 06 659 53|
|Current Time||Current date|
|Open Hours||Monday through Sunday, all day||Elevation||14 Feets|
|Address||PO Box 68, Via DellÂ´Aeroporto di Fiumicino 320, I-00050 Fiumicino, Rome, Italy|
Leonardo da Vinci International Airport Facts
Fiumicino – Leonardo da Vinci International Airport or Rome Fiumicino Airport, also simply known as Fiumicino Airport, is Italy's largest airport with 37.7 million passengers served in 2011. It is located in Fiumicino 35.0 km southwest of Rome's historic city centre. The airport serves as a hub for Alitalia, the largest Italian airline, and Vueling, a Spanish low-cost carrier owned by International Airlines Group.
Based on total passenger numbers, it was the sixth busiest airport in Europe and the world's 29th busiest airport in 2011. It covers an area of 15 square kilometres and is named after Italian polymath Leonardo da Vinci, who designed a proto helicopter and a flying machine with wings.