Passenger guide - Palermo airport (PMO) 

 
Palermo airport (PMO)

Palermo Falcone-Borsellino Airport, also known as Punta Raisi Airport and opened in 1960, is one of the most important in the island of Sicily. It operates with domestic and international flights to the main destinations in Europe, the Middle East, Northern Africa and the United States.

Official Website: gesap.it
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Annual passenger traffic: 5.3 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +39 091 702 0111 / 0273. There is an information counter on the ground floor, open from 6:00 am to 0:00 am. In the Arrivals Hall there is a tourist office available from Monday to Friday between 8:30 am and 7:30 pm, and Saturdays from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm (Tel +39 091 591 698).

 

The airport is located 35 km (20 miles) northwest from Palermo, capital of Sicily.

 
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Bus - Autolinee Prestia e Comandè (Tel +39 091 586 351 / 580 457) travels every 30 minutes between 5:00 am and 0:15 am to Palermo central station, with a fare of €6.30 and a trip of 50 min. Intermediate stops include Piazza Gentili, Piazza Croci, Politeama and the port. On the other hand, Autolinee Segesta (Tel +39 091 342 525 / 0616 4160) operates services to Trapani harbour (via Fardella, Marsala and Mazzini) with a cost of €10.00 and a journey time of 70 min., while Autolinee Gallo (Tel +39 091 617 1141) heads for Menfi (€9.30), Sciacca (€10.30) and Ribera (€11.30) every day at 2:50 pm, except on Sundays and holidays. Buses from Sal Autolinee Licata (Tel +39 092 240 1360) run to Agrigento and Porto Empedocle, and tickets have a cost of €12.60; they do not depart on Sundays and holidays. Further information

Taxi - Cabs are available outside the Arrivals area during flight arrival hours. The fare to the city's central station is €45.00 and the trip takes 25 minutes. The official operators are Cooperativa Trinacria (Tel +39 091 225 455 / 091 6878) and Cooperativa Autoradio Taxi (Tel +39 091 513 311 / 091 8481).

 

The car rental center is connected to the terminal through a free shuttle bus. Avis (Tel +39 091 591 684), Europcar (Tel +39 091 591 688), Goldcar (Tel +39 091 591 414), Hertz (Tel +39 091 213 112), Holiday Car Rental (Tel +39 091 591 687), Italy Car Rent (Tel +39 091 652 5606 / 331 745 7961), Locauto (Tel +39 091 704 4013), Maggiore (Tel +39 091 591 681), Noleggiare (Tel +39 091 868 0510 / 324 794 4010), Sicily by Car/Auto Europa (Tel +39 091 591 250), Sicily Car Rental (Tel +39 091 322 533 / 214 440), Winrent (Tel +39 091 651 1393).

 

The airport has a bank, ATMs, currency exchange bureau, postal services, charging stations, public telephones and Wi-Fi access free of charge. The Gesap VIP Lounge is located on the first floor, next to check-in area A, and opens from 5:30 am to 9:30 pm; it provides courtesy snacks, TV, newspapers.

Food and Drinks- There are bars on the three levels and restaurants on the second floor.
Shopping- Duty-free store on the second floor, Departures area. There are also retailers selling sweets, clothing, books, newspapers, tobacco, toys, gifts, regional products.
Baggage- Secure luggage wrapping in the Departures Hall of the first floor (check-in area B). Lost objects are kept for the first 48 hours in the duty officer room, in front of the first floor ticket offices, which operates around the clock (Tel +39 091 702 0265); after 2 days, unclaimed property is stored in a warehouse that opens Mondays through Fridays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (Tel +39 091 702 0538).
Other Services- First aid clinic, pharmacy.

 

Two car parks available inside the grounds, covered and with CCTV. The first 15 minutes are free. Valet parking services are also available (Tel +39 091 704 4019). Payment can be made at the exit from the area or at the Arrivals Hall. More information: Tel +39 091 702 0200. Rates

P2 - It is located opposite the passenger terminal and is connected through covered walkways.
P3 - Situated 500 meters away, with free shuttle service.

 

There are elevators, adapted restrooms, a special waiting room and reserved parking spaces directly across from the terminal. Passengers requiring special assistance are advised to inform their airline about their particular needs at the moment of their booking or at least 48 hours before their flight. Unaccompanied minors between 5 and 14 years old will be escorted by the airline staff until boarding and after disembarking, and supervised during the flight.

 

There are no hotels inside the enclosure. Some of the closest accommodations include: Magaggiari Hotel Resort (Tel +39 091 866 5351), Florio Park Hotel (Tel +39 091 868 4222), Villa Rosa dei Venti (Tel +39 091 869 4438), Cinisi 89 B&B (Tel +39 339 105 1013), Hotel Il Pirata (Tel +39 091 868 2725), B&B Fata Morgana (Tel +39 331 483 4812), B&B Kunesias (Tel +39 380 771 6432), TAM Casa Vacanze (Tel +39 091 869 9422), B&B Cinisi Vacanze (Tel +39 349 503 2345), Palm Beach Hotel (Tel +39 091 868 2033).

 
 
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Latest updates: May, 16, 2017