Leonardo da Vinci Airport (IATA: FCO, ICAO: LIRF), is an airport Italian intercontinental which is located in the territory of the Municipality of Fiumicino, approx 30 km west from the city center of Rome. Traffic of over 40.9 million passengers in the year 2017 makes it the largest Italian airport by number of passengers and the traffic of over 185 000 tons of goods the second Italian airport cargo.
It is Alitalia’s hub and secondary hub of Vueling, a low-cost airline. IS furthermore, the operating base of Alitalia CityLiner, Blue Panorama Airlines, Mistral Air, Norwegian Air Shuttle and Ryanair. A total of 105 airlines operate
from the Leonardo da Vinci airport. Together with Ciampino Airport, form the Rome airport system with over 47 million passengers per year (2015) applies to say the largest in Italy and among the largest in Europe. Both airports are managed from the Aeroporti di Roma (AdR) company.
The Leonardo da Vinci currently has three terminals (T1, T3 and T5) reserved for flights national, international and intercontinental and three tracks: the 16L / 34R and the 16R / 34L, separated from each other by 4 000 m and used mainly for landings from north, and 07/25 mainly used for takeoffs in the west direction, due of the prevailing winds.