Alias: Christopher Columbus Airport
Address: Via Pionieri e Aviatori d’Italia, 1, 16154 Genova GE, Italy
IATA airport code: GOA
Elevation: 4 m
Phone: +39 010 60151
ICAO code: LIMJ
GOA Departures today
Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport departures
The Génoba airport (also known as Christopher Columbus airport) is the most important in Liguria, serving the city and port of Genoa. Genova is the capital of Liguria and is the most important port city in Italy.
Most busy routes winter 2021-2022
- Brindisi BD
- Paris CDG
- Naples NAP
- Frankfurt FRA
- Amsterdam AMS
- Rome FCO
- Palermo PMO
- Paris ORY
- Catania CTA
- Bucharest OTP
- London STN
- Tirana TIA
- Luqa MLA
- Bari BRI
- Dusseldorf DUS
Most of these flights are with the following carriers: Volotea, Lufthansa, Eurowings, KLM, ITA Airways, Wizz Air, Ryanair, and Vueling.
About Genoa Airport
Genoa airport is currently operated by Aeroporto de Genova SPA who processes the Genova airport departures. It is located 6 km from the city center. For 2020, 0,4 million passengers passed through this airport which is a big decrease in GOA airport departures compared to the year before. Thus, it is one of the airports with the highest passenger traffic in Italy. On the other hand, Genoa airport serves as an operations center for Volotea who offers most Genoa flight departures.
This airport is named after the important Genoese explorer and navigator Christopher Columbus (Cristoforo Colombo). The construction of this air terminal began in 1954 and was inaugurated in 1962 for Genoa Cristoforo Colombo departures, but the definitive terminal was inaugurated in 1986.
The airport was the manufacturing base of the Italian aircraft design and production company Piaggio Aerospace. In addition, it is an airport used for regional Genoa Cristoforo Colombo flight departures and stopovers when fog forces northern Italian airports to close.
Genoa Airport transportation
- Genoa Cristoforo Colombus airport departures by public transport: You can travel by public transport as normal to and from Genoa airport. Buses are available and as of August 1, 2020, APT, the regional bus operator, resumed its transfer services to the airport and the metropolitan towns of Genoa.
- Genoa airport departures by cab: Taxi ranks can be found just outside the airport. They are available for at least three people per groIn addition. You can find fixed fares between the airport and the main train stations such as Genova Brignole and Genova Piazza Principe.
- Train: The closest train station to this airport is Genova Sestri Ponente-Aeroporto and is served by Trenitalia regional trains.
- Car rental: You can rent cars from Budget, Avis, Enterprise, Hertz, Europcar, and local companies at Genoa airport.
Terminal at Genoa Airport
Genoa airport has a single terminal with two floors for GOA departures. On floor one is the arrival hall, while the Genoa flight departures hall is upstairs. In front of the terminal, there is a large parking lot. It is a compact terminal where you can find cafes, restaurants, exchange houses, bathrooms, clothing stores, and an information room.
This airport has a Duty Free, which is available for non-EU passengers. They also have gift shops and other facilities available for the convenience of their passengers.