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Cagliari AirportVia dei Trasvolatori snc, Elmas (CA) 09067, Italy
Facts and History about Cagliari Airport
Cagliari Airport is the main international airport on the Italian island of Sardinia with some 4.3 million passengers passing through the airport each year from more than 30 cities around the world.
The airport first opened in 1937 but was upgraded in 2003 and offers all the facilities you would expect from a modern airport, including restaurants and bars, shops, a bank, money exchange and ATM's and an executive lounge, which operates on a pay-on-the-door basis, meaning it can be used by anyone, regardless of ticket type.
There is only one terminal at Cagliari airport and two runways, with a number of airlines operating regular services, such as British Airways, EasyJet, Luxair and Air Berlin. The airport itself is made up of three floors, with arrivals on the ground floor and departures situated on the first floor.
The airport is about 9km from the city of Cagliari, which can be reached in just 15 to 20 minutes and offers a variety of attractions, including museums, cathedrals, monuments and one of the largest and most popular beaches in Europe.
There are no hotels at the airport itself, however there are a numbers of hotels located just a couple of kilometers away and also a whole host to choose from in Cagliari city.
Arrivals, Departures and Airlines at Cagliari Airport
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Travelling to and from Cagliari Airport
The airport can be easily accessed by both rail and road. Elmas Aeroporto railway station is a five minute walk and offers a number of direct and connecting services, allowing you to travel across the island of Sardinia. Trains run from 5am until 9pm, with trains to the city of Cagliari every 20 minutes.
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A bus service also runs from the airport to Cagliari city. There is a bus stop, marked with a blue and white ARST sign in the arrivals area and a stop indicated by "Stop" painted in yellow on the roadside in departures.
A number of taxi services also operate, with taxis available outside arrivals or from one of the many taxi ranks situated around the airport.
There is a first aid service at Cagliari Airport, which operates from the ground floor, close to the north entrance of the car park. The service is available 24 hours a day and provides initial treatment as well as transport to hospital if needed. There is also a pharmacy, which can be found in the shopping area on the first floor.
Parking at Cagliari Airport
Cagliari Airport offers both short term and long term parking, with three short stay car parks, located at arrivals, departures and the terminal. All offer minutes’ free parking for drops-offs and each has a different tariffs so it is wise to calculate your expect length of stay before choosing a car park. There is also a multi-storey car park which connects with the terminal and a flat rate car park just a few minutes walk away, which offers parking at €6 per day.
Hotels near Cagliari Airport
There are a number of hotels to suit all budgets and requirements at or near Cagliari Airport.
Additional Services and Amenities at Cagliari Airport
At Cagliari Airport you will find the usual array of bars and restaurants, airport lounges and shops.
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Calling Cagliari Airport
If you need to call the airport in advance or while you are at the airport it can be reached on +39 070 211211.
Things to do in Cagliari
There are a number of activities to suit all ages and interests in the region - see a selection of tourist activities in Cagliari, Sardinia in Italy.
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