Catania Airport Departures CTA

Aeroporto Internazionale Vincenzo Bellini di Catania-Fontanarossa

Address: Via Fontanarossa, 95121 Catania CT, Italy
IATA airport code: CTA
Êlevation: 12 m
Phone: +39 095 723 9111
Province: Catania
Focus city for: Alitalia; Mistral Air; Ryanair
Annual aircraft movements: 75,070
ICAO airport code: LICC
Alias: Catania International Airport and Vincenzo Bellini Airport

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Information about Catania Fontanarossa departures 

Catania-Vincenzo Bellini Airport is located 4.3 km southwest part of Catania and it is the second-largest city on the island of Sicily (Italy). But it is actually the busiest airport in Sicily and the sixth busiest international airport in Italy. They handled around ten million passengers per year in 2018 and 2019. Due the pandemic numbers went down to a 4 million Catania departures in 2020. They are ranked in third place for domestic traffic, after Rome Fiumicino Airport and Milan Linate Airport. They can cover over 100 destinations around the world from two terminals A & C. Terminal C is the newest one. You can reach the airport via car, bus, taxi, train at an affordable price. 

Destinations and Airlines
International routes

The city is a popular destination for international travelers. Hence, there are many Fontanarossa Airport departures to destinations mainly to Europe. Some of the destination cities are

Domestic routes

Not only an interesting destination for the International traveler but also Italian people love to go to the island. Busiest Catania flight departures go to the following cities:

Airlines at Catania airport

Airlines that have Catania airport departures include Easyjet and Ryanair, Turkish Airlines, Mistral Air, Air Malta, Blue Air, Lufthansa, Vueling, Germanwings, Eurowings, Edelweiss Air, Bulgaria Air, Alitalia, Qatar, Air France, and Wizz, etc. 

Catania airport terminal

The arrival hall provides banking and currency exchange services and baggage assistance services in case you’ve lost it. Also, get collect baggage’s from 9 am to 1 pm every day and 5 pm to 9 pm in the evenings.

For parking if you drive your own car and have Catania Fontanarossa airport departures then you can make use of 3 parking lots P4, P2, P1. P4 is closer to the terminal can park for the long term. P2 is 300 meters far from the terminal and is for short-term parking and P1 is free for the first 15 mins parking. 

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Ground/Cargo Handlers services 
  • Alitalia 
  • Airconsult 
  • Alitalia Airport S.p. A 
  • Airline Representative Europe A.R.E.S.rl 
  • SIMAI Italia 
  • Sky Services S.p. A 
  • Xpress Handling 
  • GH Italia 
Fuel & Oil Suppliers services 
  • AirBp 
  • Gazpromneft-Aero
  • Exxon Mobil Aviation 
  • Q8 Aviation 
  • Eni Aviation 
  • World Fuel Services
  • Carboil Aviation Services 

Catania compared to Palermo, is a much more modern city and having one of the largest airports in Italy. You will find out after CTA departures that it has many erotic subways, fast buses, and has the largest shopping malls in Annapolis, Italy.  

Catania Airport Departures

The departures hall in the airport has two customs windows and a waiting area with a snack bar upstairs and a few restaurants downstairs. The passengers will depart from terminal A. You can find the check-in desk, security checks, and loading bridges to the gates. 

Check-in online: 

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it is mandatory to check-in your flight online before your CTA airport departures at home. It is an easy process also will help you minimize the contact to the airport. If you’re just traveling with a cabin bag or hold luggage, please check-in online. And generate baggage tag which might be handy if you loose your luggage. Print a copy of the boarding pass and baggage tag before Catania Fontanarossa departures.

Also, you can process check-in on mobile, can show the boarding pass to attendants. It can be scanned during security checks and boarding. 

Note: 

Catania airport charges 5 euros as administration fees to process excess luggage weigh payments. You can avoid extra fees during the flight booking process on the flight booking confirmation. 

If you want you can check and print the boarding pass from 30 days up to 2 hrs before the Catania Fontanarossa flight departures. You should reach the airport at least 2 hrs before your flight time; customs and immigration counters may close 60 mins before flight time. Keep a close eye to get information about Catania departures. Aircraft from the gate needs several minute walks, distance may vary on the airport. Some require a bus or air jetty to transfer passengers to the aircraft. Try to avoid being that person that cause a delay or cancellation of your own flight because you are too late.

If passengers have any health issues inform them priory online 48 hrs to 60 mins before Catania flight departures. Your boarding pass will be emailed after a successful declaration of health status. 

Passengers are advised to use a face mask and sanitize their hands. Maintain social distancing while boarding the aircraft. 

Ground transportation Catania Airport
Bus

There are some options for continuing your journey from Catania Airport. One is by bus. There are Catania departures to the center every 20 minutes, but other locations in the area are also possible. Getting to the center by bus can take a long time if many back roads are used. Even take into account 1.5 to 2 hours. The journey to the port is also possible and it takes 90 minutes. The trip costs 4 euros.

Train

You could also travel to Messina by train. One can take a direct train from Catania train station. Messina’s train station is located in Piazza della Republica, which is close to the port.

Taxi

Taxis provide a convenient mode of transportation from the airport and it only takes 15 minutes for a taxi to arrive in Catania city. There is no train station at the airport. However, you will find a train station in Catania City from which you can travel to all destinations in Sicily and even mainland Italy.

Taxis are a popular mode of transport and are available in many places in Sicily. It is not always easy to hail a taxi on the street. You could reserve one over the phone or go to the taxi rank at the airport. The cost of taxis is determined by the distance and the luggage transported. Taxis offer an easy and reliable door-to-door service which is highly recommended if you have a lot of luggage.

Car rental

You can also rent a car from the airport. There are many car rental companies that travelers can use. When you walk out of the terminal there is a separate building for these companies. It is a 2 minute walk and the light is on your right. There can be queues so we recommend renting a car in advance.