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Bologna airport (BLQ)

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Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, opened on September 2, 1933, is the busiest in the Emilia-Romagna region, in the northeast area of the country. it operates with domestic flights and many international destinations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the United States.

Official Website: bologna-airport.it
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 8.5 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +39 516 479 615. Information counter in the baggage reclaim area. Tourist office in the Arrivals area (Tel +39 516 472 201).

Location

The airport is located 6 km (3.75 miles) northeast from Bologna and 200 km (125 miles) to the southeast of Milan.

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Car rental companies

There are car rental desks on the ground floor.

Autovia (Tel +39 516 472 452)
Avis/Budget (Tel +39 516 472 032 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Europcar (Tel +39 516 472 111 - 7:45 am to 0:00 am)
Goldcar (Tel +39 645 209 634 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Firefly (Tel +39 342 897 828 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Hertz/Dollar/Thrifty (Tel +39 5138 2758 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Locauto/Enterprise/Alamo/National (Tel +39 516 472 128 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Maggiore (Tel +39 516 472 007 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Sicily by Car/Autoeuropa (Tel +39 516 472 006 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +39 294 757 979 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Winrent (Tel +39 665 2111 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 am to 10:00 pm, weekends from 8:30 am to 8:00 pm)

 

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What services does Bologna airport (BLQ) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureaus (5:30 am to 10:00 pm), meeting rooms, mobile phone services and Wi-Fi access with no charge for 6 hours. The Marconi Business Lounge is found on the first floor, opens from 5:00 am to 11:30 pm and provides privileged access to the boarding area, Wi-Fi, computers, refreshments, drinks, TV, air conditioning, newspapers and magazines, conference facilities, luggage storage (access with Priority Pass, Lounge Club, DragonPass or Diners Club membership, through online booking or by paying at the door - €28.00).

Food and Drinks- Restaurants, pizza stores, coffee shops and bars on both levels of the building. Puro Gusto, opposite the terminal entrance, opens 24 hours a day.
Shopping- Duty-free stores on the Departures level. There are also retailers selling fashion, accessories, cosmetics, perfumes, books, regional products, newspapers and magazines, sweets and a supermarket on the ground floor.
Baggage- Plastic wrapping machines on the ground floor, next to the check-in area, available from 4:00 am until the last flight departure. 24-hour left luggage service at the security department, on the first floor. Lost and found office on the Departures level, from 5:00 am to 8:00 pm (Tel +39 516 479 647; e-mail: oggettismarriti@bologna-airport.it).
Other Services- Baby changing facilities, pharmacy, travel agencies, first aid clinic.

 

Parking services at Bologna airport (BLQ)

There are several parking options for short and long stays. The first 10 minutes have no charge. There is also a passenger pick-up area (Wait Zone) which is free for 1 hour. More information: Tel +39 516 479 628 / 377. Rates

P Express - Situated opposite the terminal, uncovered.
P1 - Covered and outdoor spaces, with charging stations for electric vehicles.
P2 - Multi-storey facility with bays for motorcycles and valet parking service (Tel +39 516 479 381).
P3 - Car park located 200 meters away from the terminal, with uncovered and roofed areas.
P4 - For long stays, 1,5 km away from the main building. Free shuttle every 20 minutes.
P5 - Up to 4 days, connected to the terminal through a pedestrian walkway.

 

Services for passengers with special needs

Children between 5 and 14 years old travelling alone will be escorted by the airport crew until boarding and then will be supervised by the airline. Facilities are comprised by reserved parking spaces near the terminal entrances, a special waiting room, wheelchairs, accessible restrooms, elevators, Braille signage, induction loops for the hearing-impaired, ambulifts to board and disembark from the airplane, escort services. More information: Tel +39 516 479 615.