Aeroporto di Bologna in a nutshell
Aeroporto Guglielmo Marconi di Bologna has been classified as a "strategic airport" in central and northern Italy in the National Airports Plan prepared by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport. In 2020 - a year affected by the global pandemic – the Airport recorded 2.5 million passengers, ranking as the eighth biggest airport by passengers number in Italy (Source: Assaeroporti).
Located in the heart of the Emilian food valley and the automotive and packaging industrial districts, the airport has a catchment area of about 11 million inhabitants and around 47,000 companies, with a strong propensity to exports and internationalisation and with commercial expansion policies to Eastern Europe and Asia.
As for airport infrastructure, the airport has among its strategic objectives in the next few years an important development plan that mainly concerns the expansion of the terminal, particularly in the parts of security checks and gate area. The company aims at making Bologna Airport one of the most modern and functional airports in Italy, an important gateway to the city and region.