Ajaccio Napoleon Bonaparte Airport
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The Aéroport d' Ajaccio Napoléon Bonaparte ( IATA code AJA, ICAO code LFKJ, even Campo dell'Oro ) is an international airport at Ajaccio on the Mediterranean island of Corsica. He is about one million passengers a year the French eleventh largest airport and serves as the home base of Air Corsica.
Riverside Gravona existed at the time of the Second World War only a grass runway, took off from the insignificant flights. The first scheduled air traffic from Ajaccio to Marseille in 1935 with flying boats from the harbor instead. From 1940, the airport was used by the military. He got a tarmac lane towards the end of the Second World War. This was also the beginning of the civil aviation in Ajaccio.
Location and Transport
The airport is located about five kilometers east of Ajaccio, which is reached by a regular bus service.
Covering an area of 17,000 m² of 1,500,000 passengers can be handled annually. The total area of the airport area is 306 hectares. At the airport JET A1 and AVGAS can be refueled.
The start and runways have PAPI, VASI towards 02 and 20 and an ILS CAT II towards 02
Airlines and destinations
Ajacco is all year round with multiple destinations within France, including Paris -Orly and Marseille airport, connected by Air France and its subsidiaries Air Corsica, Brit Air and Régional. Seasonal also Barcelona and Geneva, and operated by other airlines London, Amsterdam, Brussels, Luxembourg and Olbia. Medium and long- haul flights are not currently offered.