Verona Villafranca Airport

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Verona Airport (Italian: Aeroporto di Verona -Villafranca " Valerio Catullo " ) is an international Italian airport. He more than twelve kilometers south-west of Verona Villafranca di Verona. It is a military airfield, which is also open to civilian traffic. On the west of the airstrip nearby military section are no longer flying units. The civilian terminal is located in the north- east.

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The airport is adjacent southwest directly to one of the major motorway junctions in Italy. Here take the A22 motorway and extending in the east-west direction A4 each other. These two highways alongside cities such as Verona Trento, Vicenza, Mantua and Brescia, Lake Garda and the Southern Alps are within reach.

The city of Verona is connected by a good road to the airport. In addition to taxis, shuttle buses that drive in 20 - minute intervals the Porta Nuova railway station. Nearly one kilometers southeast of the terminal is located on the railway line Verona - Mantua Dossobuono station. This is not considered to Airport Station. The airport is to get a separate connection to this railway line and thus to Verona Porta Nuova.

Military use

On the military part of the airport was until the 1990s a vehicle equipped with AMX fighter aircraft reconnaissance squadron of the Italian Air Force. The armored aircraft shelter for two seasons are still available. The military part serves only as the advanced base and as accommodation for support units.

Verona -Villafranca is connected to the Northern Italy pipeline system.

Other airports

In the northwest of Verona lies the airfield Verona Boscomantico. There is a flying club and a club for skydivers.

The airport company Aeroporto di Verona / Aeroporti Sistema del Garda operates next to the Verona- Villafranca also a little further west airport Brescia - Montichiari, which is served by low-cost and charter airlines.