Aeroporto delle Marche
|Elevation AMSL||49 ft / 15 m|
Marche Airport (Italian: Aeroporto delle Marche) (IATA: AOI, ICAO: LIPY), formerly Ancona Falconara Airport (Italian: Aeroporto di Ancona-Falconara), is an airport serving Ancona and the Marche region of central Italy. The airport is located approximately 12 km (6 NM) west of Ancona, in Falconara Marittima. It was also known as Raffaello Sanzio Airport, named after Raffaello Sanzio (1483–1520), the Italian painter and architect.
During World War II, Falconara Airfield was a military airfield used by the United States Army Air Forces Twelfth Air Force for B-25 Mitchell combat operations by the 321st Bombardment Group between 1 Apr and 1 Sep 1945. After the war ended, the airfield was turned over to local authorities.
Airlines and destinations
The following airlines operate scheduled services:
|Croatia Airlines||Seasonal charter: Split (begins 31 July 2021)|
|Ryanair|| London–Stansted |
Seasonal: Charleroi, Weeze
|Volotea|| Catania, Palermo |
Seasonal: Cagliari, Olbia
The following cargo services are operated at the airport:
|DHL Aviation||Bergamo, Milan–Malpensa, Sarajevo|
|Poste Air Cargo||Brescia|
|UPS Airlines||Bergamo, Cologne/Bonn|
The airport is connected to Ancona and Falconara Marittima via piazza Cavour, piazza Kennedy, Ancona railway station, Ancona Torrette railway station, Falconara Marittima railway station, normally in coincidence with the operating flights.
The airport is found on Strada statale 76 della Val d'Esino in directions of both Jesi and Falconara Marittima. People travelling on the Autostrada A14 need to exit at "Ancona Nord" and join Strada statale 76 della Val d'Esino.
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