Rome Fiumicino Leonardo Da Vinci Airport (FCO/LIRF)


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Other major reasons to serve this airport

One of the world's great cities, boasting sights such as Piazza del Popolo, the Spanish Steps and the Vatican, offers several highly-viable route opportunities to Tokyo, Sydney, Mexico City and closer points such as Munich and Seville.

  • A large and wealthy market, easy to reach thanks to a strategic central position:
    • more than 32 million inhabitants within the enlarged catchment area
    • excellent domestic network of over 30 destinations, providing unique opportunities for feed and de-feeding strategies
  • Airport fees and charges well below European averages
  • A fully liberalised handling market offering a wide choice of prices and services
  • An already planned airport capacity expansion able to cope with future demand
  • Rome, the Italian capital, is one of the most attractive destinations in the world and the Centre of Christianity:
    • the UK’s Sunday Times Travel Magazine classified Rome as 1st destination in the world for “greatest hits attractions”
  • Rome, a growing business origin & destination:
    • about 600 multinational companies are based in Latium (the central region of Italy which takes Rome as its core)
    • 34% of passengers served by Fiumicino airport travel for business purposes
  • Able to assist and support airlines with accurate analysis based on IATA software “Airport IS” and other key tools

Marketing and other support

ADR – Rome Fiumicino Airport provides a wide range of tools to support airline partners in their development plans for Rome:

  • Market Business Intelligence: statistics and market analysis on request
  • PR support: press conference and inaugural ceremony organisation, activities to facilitate targeted press releases
  • Web Advertising: possibility to advertise the airline’s new operations through insertion of promotional banners into ADR website
  • Direct Marketing Actions: promotion of start-up operations on ADR newsletter sent to a dedicated database of customers
  • Other soft marketing activities

Catchment Area

Rome Catchment

“All roads lead to Rome”: Rome’s central location in Italy makes Fiumicino Airport the gateway of choice for 32 million people.

Rome is Italy’s largest city with approximately 3 million inhabitants. Thanks to its strategic position at the centre of Italy, Rome’s airports serve an incredibly extensive and homogeneous catchment area:

  • 12 million people within 250 km
  • 32 million people for the enlarged catchment area:
    • From Rome and the Latium region, from the centre of Italy to the south and to the islands – more than 32 million are served by Fiumicino Airport through excellent road and rail links, as well as an extensive domestic air network

Under-served freight opportunities and other economic impact factors

Up to 60% of Rome’s Far East freight traffic leaks away to other hubs – despite the existence of superb cargo facilities – and substantial constituency of 600 multinational companies.

Rome Cargo City: high-tech and modularity

A huge part of Rome’s catchment area freight currently flies through other European hubs: Rome Cargo City represents an enormous business opportunity and ADR offers all the facilities to improve performance:

  • State-of-the-art infrastructure capable of moving more than 200,000 tonnes per year
  • Know-how and services for every type of goods:
    • perishables, dangerous and valuables
    • specific veterinarian wing available for live animals
  • Dedicated aircraft parking, warehousing, offices, services and commercial activities including dedicated hotel
  • Direct access to the highway and port system through the commercial port of Civitavecchia
  • Space available for additional development of buildings and infrastructures

Geography

  • ocated southeast of Rome
  • 32 km away from the city centre
  • An excellent road and railway network allows reaching the airport from Rome city centre in only 25 minutes

Infrastructure & Operations

  • 3 connected air terminals (312,000 sqm)
  • T5 (terminal 5) appositely built for the North American and Israeli flights, who need a particular security process
  • 4 runways
  • 355 check-in desks
  • 84 boarding gates
  • 36 loading bridges
  • 125 aircraft stands
  • ATM: 90 aircraft movements per hour
  • 20,657 car parking slots

Important infrastructure developments

Fiumicino Airport is pursuing several infrastructural enhancements to guarantee future capacity will be available.

Vital statistics

  • FCO Airport: more than 37 million passengers in 2012 (International traffic: 25 Mio, +2% YoY);
  • 135,000 tonnes of freight in 2012
  • Over 100 airlines chose to fly from this airport, thus serving around 200 destinations worldwide
  • Largest carrier: Alitalia
  • 27.5% of connecting passengers
  • Unique opportunities for feeding and de-feeding strategies:
    • 30 destinations in Italy served by 400 daily movements

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