Il Caravaggio International Airport

The Bergamo Orio al Serio airport , also known by the names " Il Caravaggio International Airport ”(Official) and“ Milan Bergamo Airport ”(commercial), is main airport of Bergamo, the Lombard capital 50 km from the center of Milan.

The airport is located in the municipality of Orio al Serio and occupies portions of the municipalities of Seriate and Grassobbio. Together with the airports of Milan Malpensa and Milan Linate form the Milan airport system (SEA, Società Esercizi Aeroportuali), the second in Italy after the Roman one.

The airport, the third Italian in terms of number of passengers , is used mainly from low-cost airlines: in fact it is at the airport present the hangar of Ryanair , one of the most well-known airlines in low cost based in Dublin.

"When you walk the earth after flying, you will look at the sky because you have been there and you will want to come back. "
- Leonardo da Vinci

The history of the Bergamo airport

Born in 1937 for military purposes, in 1970 he became civil airport and two years later the first flight took off direct to Rome Ciampino, operated by the company Itavia e inaugurated with the presence of various political authorities. At the end from the eighties, SEA entered the share capital of SACBO (Società per Bergamo Civil Airport).

With the arrival of Ryanair in 2003 , the airport began to grow exponentially quickly becoming the Italian airport par excellence for low-cost flights . In the December 2009 the commercial area of ​​the terminal was expanded with new services, shops and refreshment points for improve the waiting of travelers. Ten years later it was also expanded the area dedicated to non-Schengen flights .

On the occasion of the refurbishment of the Milan airport runway Linate , in August 2002 and from July to October 2019, the airport of Bergamo welcomed - in addition to ordinary traffic - part of the flights in program at Linate , confirming itself as the leading airport in Italy knowing how to manage passenger traffic beautifully.

Bambino su aereo
Aereo in volo
Atterraggio aereoporto bergamo

Where is Bergamo airport

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Via Aeroporto, 13, 24050 Orio al Serio BG

Bergamo Orio al Serio airport is a few kilometers from important capitals such as Milan, Bergamo and Brescia. For whom take the A4 from Milan the recommended exit is Bergamo , coming from from Brescia , however, the recommended exit is that of Serious . Once you arrive at the airport, you can leave own car in the numerous external car parks near the airport; you can compare rates and book online in the Parking section of our site.

Qualification ✈️ Civil and private airport
IATA Codes 👨‍✈️‍ BGY
Accessibility 🕛 24 hours
Distance from BG 🌆 5 Km
Distance from MI 🏙️ 45 Km
Traffic type 🗺️ Intercontinental; international;
national; general aviation
Slopes 🛬 Runway 10/28: 2.874 x 45 m (main runway)
Runway 12/30: 778 x 18 m (tourist run)
Aircraft parking 🛩️ 54 independent pitches of various
size according to the traffic mix
Passenger capacity 🧳 Over 10 million a year

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