Turin Airport

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Turin Airport (Italian: Aeroporto di Torino Caselle " Sandro Pertini " ) is an international airport in the municipality of Caselle Torinese, sixteen kilometers north of the Piedmontese capital of Turin in northern Italy.

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The airport has a railway station, the part of the Servizio di Torino is ferroviario metropolitano. Except in the late night and early morning hours are direct trains every half hour between the airport and the Turin's Dora Train GTT. The airport train takes 19 minutes for this route. From Dora GTT Station downtown station Porta Susa and thus the Metropolitana di Torino can be reached.

About a road running to the city center is usually reached in about 30 minutes. The major car rental companies are represented at the airport. Buses to Turin and Aosta. The Sadem shuttle bus connects the airport with the city center (stations Porta Susa and Porta Nuova ) from about 6 clock to midnight, in 15 - to 30 - minute intervals. The trip takes 40-50 minutes and costs 6.50 euros (7 euros for purchasing tickets on the bus ).


The airport has a start and runway (18 /36) with 3300 meters long and 60 meters wide. East of the runway are the company Alenia Aermacchi production, in the west the passenger terminal. Is named the airport after former Italian President Alessandro Pertini.


Opened on July 30, 1953 Commercial Airport Turin Caselle was built on a former military airfield. Significant modernization work was carried out on the occasion of the Football World Cup 1990 and the Olympic Winter Games 2006.

Other airfields

In addition to the traffic Caselle Airport in Turin are still the airfield opened in 1916 Turin Aeritalia, who now serves only general aviation and the local Aero Club. The 1911 inaugurated the airport Turin Mirafiori was mainly used as a military airfield and abandoned after the Second World War. Today, there are research institutes of CNR. 1909 originated in the north of the city, at the Royal Palace of Venaria Reale, an airfield that is used by the military today.

Every now and then 65 km south of Cuneo airport is referred to as Turin's other airport.