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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 and Northern Africa.
Official Website: gesap.it
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 6.6 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +39 917 020 111/273 / 800 541 880. 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 9159 1698).
The airport is located 35 km (20 miles) northwest from Palermo, capital of Sicily.See Map
The car rental center is connected to the terminal through a free shuttle bus.
Avis (Tel +39 9159 1684 - 7:30 am to 0:00 am)
Europcar (Tel +39 9159 1688 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Goldcar (Tel +39 645 209 634 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Hertz (Tel +39 9121 3112 - 7:30 am to 0:00 am)
Holiday Car Rental (Tel +39 9159 1687)
Italy Car Rent (Tel +39 916 525 606 / 331 745 7961 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Locauto/Enterprise (Tel +39 917 044 013 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Maggiore (Tel +39 9159 1681 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Noleggiare (Tel +39 918 669 674 - 8:00 am to 10:30 pm)
Sicily by Car/Auto Europa (Tel +39 9159 1250 - 7:30 am to 11:00 pm)
Sicily Rent Car (Tel +39 9120 3374 - 8:00 am to 11:30 pm)
Sixt (Tel +39 294 757 979 - 7:30 am to 0:00 am)
Winrent (Tel +39 665 2111 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm)
The airport has a bank (Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm and from 2:55 pm to 4:25 pm), ATMs, currency exchange bureau (7:00 am to 9:30 pm), postal services, plugs for electric devices 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 snacks, TV, newspapers, magazines, air conditioning, conference facilities, Wi-Fi (access with Priority Pass, Lounge Club, DragonPass or Diners Club membership, or through online booking).
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 +39 917 020 265); after 2 days, unclaimed property is stored in a warehouse that opens Mondays through Fridays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (Tel +39 917 020 538; e-mail: [email protected])).
Other Services- First aid clinic, pharmacy.
Three car parks available inside the grounds, covered and with CCTV. The first 15 minutes are free. Valet parking services are also available (Tel +39 917 044 019). Payment can be made at the exit from the area or at the Arrivals Hall. More information: Tel +39 917 020 200. Rates
P1 - 600 meters from the main building, with free shuttles.
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.
Latest updates: May 17, 2019