Guide to Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport
As for the above-mentioned Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, it is located 16 miles southwest of Rome and is linked to the city by train and by road. It serves as the main hub for the largest Italian airline Alitalia and for the Spanish low-cost carrier Vueling. The Rome Airport ranks as Europe’s 8th busiest airport and in 2015 - 36th busiest airport of the world, also in 2017 – 47th busiest airport. In addition in 2017, the Airport Council International (ACI) honored Rome airport as the best European airport. In 2017, the airport had almost 46.9 million passengers with more than 230 destinations around the world, and it is possible to get from Rome because of about 100 airlines operating at two airports. Nowadays, there is the ongoing renovation in the airport, Terminals 2 and 5 are temporarily closed for extension of Terminal 1 and for renovation.