|Lamezia Terme International Airport
Aeroporto Internazionale di Lamezia Terme
|IATA: SUF – ICAO: LICA|
|Location||Lamezia Terme, Italy|
|Elevation AMSL||39 ft / 12 m|
|Passenger change 11-12||-4.0%|
|Movements change 11-12||-4.2%|
|Statistics from Assaeroporti |
Lamezia Terme International Airport (Italian: Aeroporto Internazionale di Lamezia Terme) (IATA: SUF, ICAO: LICA) is an airport near Lamezia Terme, Italy. It is the most important Calabrian airport. Its IATA airport code SUF is derived from Sant'Eufemia, the part of Lamezia Terme which the airport is closest to.
A military helicopter unit, 2° Reggimento dell'Aria "Sirio", is based near the airport.
In 1965 was founded the consortium Consaer in order to build a new airport that could be connected to the motorway, the railway and the port of Gioia Tauro, which is why it was chosen a large flat area near Lamezia Terme. The airport was opened in June 1976 and in the following December, the airline Itavia began to operate scheduled flights to Rome-Fiumicino, Milan-Linate, Catania and Palermo. In 1982, the airport was expanded and modernized and in 1990 the management was taken over to a joint venture public-private partnership, called Sacal SpA (Calabrese Airport Company). On 27 December 2007 were contracted work extension of the runway from the current 2,414 meters to 3,000 meters. In November of 2008 was launched a design competition for the new passenger terminal. Winner of the competition was found to be Engco. The project involves the complete replacement of the existing infrastructure, insufficient and technically unsuitable for increased traffic volume of the airport.
|Air Berlin||Seasonal: Berlin-Tegel, Düsseldorf, Munich, Zurich||2|
|Air One||Milan-Malpensa, Venice-Marco Polo||1|
|Air Transat||Seasonal: Toronto-Pearson||2|
|Alitalia||Milan-Linate, Rome-Fiumicino, Turin||1|
operated by Alitalia CityLiner
|Germanwings||Seasonal: Cologne/Bonn, Hannover, Stuttgart||2|
|Primera Air||Seasonal: Malmö (begins 7 May 2013), Stockholm-Arlanda ||2|
|Ryanair||Bergamo, Bologna, Brussels-Charleroi, London-Stansted, Pisa
Seasonal: Girona, Weeze
|Smart Wings||Seasonal: Brno, Ostrava, Prague ||2|
operated by El Al
|Seasonal: Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion||2|
|Thomson Airways||London-Gatwick (begins 03 May 2014)||2|
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