V. Florio Trapani-Birgi Airport (TPS/LICT)

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A modernised airport growing 100% in each of the last two years – stunning natural and cultural beauty, incredible tourist infrastructure...and the Mediterranean's best weather.

Other major reasons to serve this airport

Superb beaches and natural/cultural beauty. The airport has a wide catchment area which includes Sciacca, Palermo (within 100km), and Argigento (168km). The area has a good network of B-roads and major highways linking the airport to popular tourist attractions such as Mazara del Vallo, the Valley of the Temples, Erice, Scopello, Selinunte, Segesta, San Vito and the Egadis Islands.


December 2009 - Trapani celebrates its millionth passenger that year – an event which now takes place much earlier in the year due to growth.

Marketing and other support

The airport is totally open to suggestions for charges incentives and advertising support.

A catchment area of totally unspoilt coast.

Catchment Area

  • Scopello: 60km/45 min
  • Argrigento: 170km /2hr
  • Mazara del Vallo: 40km/40 min
  • Marsala: 15km/15 min
  • Palermo: 115km/1hr 15 min
  • Selinunte: 100km/1hr 15 min
  • San Vinto: 65km/1hr
  • Segesta: 40km/25 min

Under-served freight opportunities and other economic impact factors

Please contact us for more information on freight opportunities

The fast-expanding airport – and an older means of entry – Castellammare del Golfo, a medieval fortress town in Trapani Province.

Infrastructure & Operations

  • Nine stands, 737-800 compliant for self-manoeuvring and taxi-out
  • 2,695 metre runway with Instrument Landing System
  • Not slot coordinated
  • Operating hours: 24hr
  • Single terminal with new first floor retail and food and beverage area.

Important infrastructure developments and/or other news

While both the air terminal and airside areas are currently under expansion, the airport is still able to handle further growth while maintaining high safety and service standards. The development objectives are: Traffic growth to 3.5 million passengers by 2014 – catered for by the land and airside developments including enhanced shopping and restaurant facilities for passengers.

Vital statistics

  • Passenger numbers
    • 2009: 1 million
    • 2010 (expected): circa 2 million (+93%! )
  • Currently handling 3,000 pax/day