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Catania Airport - CTA

Catania Fontanarossa Airport
Società Aeroporto Catania SpA
Fontanarossa Airport, 95121 Catania

Airport Code: CTA

Telephone: +39(0)957 239 111 or 800 60 56 56 (free from Italy)


Sicily Catania Airport

Catania-Fontanarossa Airport is on the eastern coast of Sicily offering spectacular views of Mount Etna as you land. The airport is located 5 km south of Catania which is the second largest city on the Italian Island of Sicily.

Catania Airport has two terminals (a new one opened last year) and is the busiest airport in Sicily and the 5th busiest in Italy handling 6,083,735 passengers in 2007.

The airport offers domestic connections within Italy as well as scheduled flights to other parts of Europe.

Catania Fontanarossa Airport is located just south of the town and can be reached via the A19 (from the west) and the A18 (the coast road coming from the North) or the E45 (the coast road coming from the south).

Car Hire at Sicily Catania Airport

You can obtain a very competitive quote for car hire at Catania Airport online.We provide details of driving rules and regulations in Italy as well as details on the car hire companies based in the arrivals hall at Catania Airport, with contact information on:

Catania Autoeuropa Car Hire - Catania Autotravel/Sixt Car Hire - Catania Avis Car Hire - Catania Dollar/Thrifty Car Hire - Catania Easycar Car Hire - Catania Europcar Car Hire - Catania Hertz Car Hire - Catania Holiday Car Hire - Catania Locauto Car Hire - Catania Maggiore Car Hire - Catania Targarent Car Hire

Catania Airport Transfers

If you want your onward transfer to your destination to be as speedy and stress free as possible then book a private transfer when you will be met by a driver in the arrivals hall who will escort you to a waiting vehicle.

Find out more on how to pre-book a transfer at Catania Airport here.

Shuttle Bus Services at Catania Airport

A less expensive option than booking at private transfer is to reserve a seat on a private shuttle bus at Catania Airport. This can be booked in advance and will take you from the airport to your final destination.

Catania Airport Flights

Catania-Fontanarossa Airport is Sicily's busiest Airports and is served by a number of international airlines including: British Airways, Lufthansa, Alitalia and Windjet.

You can find out more about flight destinations from Catania in Sicily, timetables and fares and book a flight online for:

UK Flights : Gatwick to Catania

Spanish Flights : Catania to Barcelona

Arrivals at Sicily Catania Airport

In the Arrivals Hall at Catania Airport you will find both general and tourist information counters.

We provide information on live flight arrivals at Catania Airport

Sicily Catania Airport Departures

There is a shopping centre in the departures terminal on the first floor after security at Catania Airport.

To check live flight departures at Catania Airport click on this link.

Buses at Catania Airport

A bus service (Alibus) connects the airport with the town's Via Etnea and Stazione Centrale every twenty minutes. There are also direct services run by Interbus from the airport to other Sicilian destinations including Taormina and Siracusa.

We provide detailed information on routes, fares and timetables of buses in Catania

Sicily Catania Airport Trains

There is no train service at Catania Airport but there is a regular bus which links it to the railway station in the town centre.

You can find out more about train services on the island in our guide to trains in Sicily.

Taxis at Sicily Catania Airport

A taxi ride to Catania costs about €25.00 for the 15-30 minute journey (depending on traffic). The taxi rank is outside the arrivals terminal and you can contact Radiotaxi on +39 095 330966 (night service number: +39 095 386794 )


Catania Airport Parking

There are 1,022 parking spaces at the airport which offer short and long term facilities and 20 disabled parking bays.

Find out more about parking facilities and tariffs in our guide to parking at Sicily Catania Airport.

Information on Catania Airport

Amenities provided at Catania Airport include ATMs, a bank (open Monday to Friday 08.20-13.30 & 14.45-15.45), currency exchange bureau, information office, tourist desk, post office and the Sala Amica in the departures terminal which is open from 05:30-midnight.

Shopping at Catania Airport

Catania Airport has a shopping centre on the first floor of the departures terminal which is open from 06:00-22:00 and a shop selling cigarettes and newspapers which is open from 06:00 until 22:00


Catania Airport Bars & Restaurants

There are coffee shops in the arrivals terminal and on the first floor of the departures terminal which are open from 08:00 until midnight and 05:30-21:30 respectively.

You will also find two restaurants on the first floor of the departures terminal: one is open for lunch and dinner on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and the other is self service which is open daily from 11:30-15:00 and 18:30-21:30.

Maps & Driving Directions for Sicily Catania Airport

driving directionsWe have put together some information including maps and driving directions on how to get to Catania Airport.


Weather at Catania Airport

You can find out what the current weather is like in Sicily Catania as well as a 5 and 10 day forecast and details on the climate in this beautiful region of Italy.


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