Catania-Fontanarossa Airport, also known as Vincenzo Bellini Airport and opened on May, 1924, is the most important in the island of Sicily and one of the busiest in Italy. It operates with domestic and international flights to the main destinations in Europe, the Middle East and Northern Africa.
Official Website: aeroporto.catania.it
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 4:00 am to 0:00 am.
Annual passenger traffic: 9.9 million passengers went through it during 2018.
Tel: +39 7021 1211. Information desk in the Arrivals Hall, open from 8:00 am to 0:00 am (Tel +39 9534 0505). There is a tourist office in the same area, available from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm (Tel +39 957 306 266 / 277 / 288).
The airport is located 4.5 km (2.8 miles) south from downtown Catania.See Map
Although there is no accommodation inside the enclosure, the city is located very close, so you can find numerous hotels in the vicinity. Some of them have shuttles for the transfer of their guests.
Aeroporto Bellini Rooms (0.4 km/0.2 miles)
Fontanarossa Rooms (0.5 km/0.3 miles)
Etna Parking (0.7 km/0.4 miles)
Bed & Fly Aeroporto Catania (0.8 km/0.5 miles)
Catania International Airport Hotel (0.8 km/0.5 miles)
There are car rental counters outside the baggage reclaim hall.
AG Transfers (Tel +39 9534 9330 / 348 558 3296)
Hertz (Tel +39 9534 1595 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Holiday Car Rental (Tel +39 9534 6769)
Hollywood Rent (Tel +39 9528 1161)
Italy Car Rent (Tel +39 917 773 536)
Locauto/Alamo/National/Enterprise (Tel +39 9534 6893 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Noleggiare (Tel +39 392 817 3940 - 8:00 am to 10:30 pm)
Sixt (Tel +39 294 757 979 - 8:00 am to 11:30 pm)
There are spaces for short and long stays. The first 15 minutes have no charge. Each lot has screens which show how many bays are available. More information: Tel +39 9534 9770. Fees
P1 & P2 - Car parks for short stays, of up to 12 and 24 hours, respectively.
P4 - For long-term parking, with exclusive spaces for motorcycles.
Reserved parking spaces are available, plus adapted restrooms and a team of trained staff to provide assistance through all required procedures. There are also special pathways for the visually-impaired and ambulifts to board and disembark from the airplane. Notify your airline about your needs before your flight. Children between 4 and 12 years old travelling alone will be escorted until boarding the aircraft and supervised during the flight. In the case of children between 4 months and 4 years old, an extra hostess must be booked.
Latest updates: March 21, 2019