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CTA Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: CTA / LICC
Airport Names:
  1. Catania–Fontanarossa Airport
  2. Catania Vincenzo Bellini Airport
  3. Aeroporto di Catania-Fontanarossa
Location: Catania, Sicily, Italy
GPS Coordinates: 37°28'0"N by 15°3'50"E
Operator/Owner: SAC
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 39 feet (12 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Catania–Fontanarossa Airport (CTA):

  • Catania–Fontanarossa Airport handled 6,400,127 passengers last year.
  • Because of Catania–Fontanarossa Airport's relatively low elevation of 39 feet, planes can take off or land at Catania–Fontanarossa Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • Catania–Fontanarossa Airport (CTA) currently has only 1 runway.
  • By the late 1940s, it was clear that the airport was fast running out of space and it was deemed necessary to relocate and in 1950, the new bigger and improved Catania Airport opened for business.
  • The closest airport to Catania–Fontanarossa Airport (CTA) is Naval Air Station Sigonella (NSY), which is located only 9 miles (14 kilometers) WSW of CTA.
  • The airport is conveniently located close to the A19 motorway, which links Catania with Palermo and central Sicily, while the European route E45 runs to Syracuse in the south.
  • Catania–Fontanarossa Airport also named as Vincenzo Bellini Airport, is an international airport located 2.3 NM southwest of Catania, the second largest city on the Italian island of Sicily.
  • In addition to being known as "Catania–Fontanarossa Airport", other names for CTA include "Catania Vincenzo Bellini Airport" and "Aeroporto di Catania-Fontanarossa".
  • The furthest airport from Catania–Fontanarossa Airport (CTA) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,692 miles (18,816 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.

Map of Nearest Airports from Catania–Fontanarossa Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Catania–Fontanarossa Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
18.98 miles (14.45 km) WSWNaval Air Station Sigonella (NSY)Catania, ItalyView Naval Air Station Sigonella on a map Set NSY as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Air Station Sigonella
241.34 miles (66.53 km) SWComiso Airport (CIY)Comiso, ItalyView Comiso Airport on a map Set CIY as destination Airport Get more information about Comiso Airport
352.79 miles (84.95 km) NEReggio di Calabria Airport (REG)Reggio Calabria, ItalyView Reggio di Calabria Airport on a map Set REG as destination Airport Get more information about Reggio di Calabria Airport
4108.69 miles (174.92 km) SSWXewkija / Gozo Heliport (GZM)Xewkija, Gozo, MaltaView Xewkija / Gozo Heliport on a map Set GZM as destination Airport Get more information about Xewkija / Gozo Heliport
5115.83 miles (186.42 km) SSWMalta International Airport (MLA)Luqa, MaltaView Malta International Airport on a map Set MLA as destination Airport Get more information about Malta International Airport
6118.05 miles (189.98 km) WNWFalcone–Borsellino Airport (PMO)Punta Raisi (near Palermo), ItalyView Falcone–Borsellino Airport on a map Set PMO as destination Airport Get more information about Falcone–Borsellino Airport
7118.21 miles (190.25 km) NNELamezia Terme International Airport (SUF)Lamezia Terme, ItalyView Lamezia Terme International Airport on a map Set SUF as destination Airport Get more information about Lamezia Terme International Airport
8143.87 miles (231.54 km) WNWVincenzo Florio Airport Trapani-Birgi (TPS)Trapani, ItalyView Vincenzo Florio Airport Trapani-Birgi on a map Set TPS as destination Airport Get more information about Vincenzo Florio Airport Trapani-Birgi
9152.17 miles (244.90 km) NECrotone Airport (CRV)Crotone, ItalyView Crotone Airport on a map Set CRV as destination Airport Get more information about Crotone Airport
10192.26 miles (309.41 km) SWLampedusa Airport (LMP)Lampedusa, ItalyView Lampedusa Airport on a map Set LMP as destination Airport Get more information about Lampedusa Airport
11218.03 miles (350.88 km) NSalerno Costa d'Amalfi Airport (QSR)Salerno, ItalyView Salerno Costa d'Amalfi Airport on a map Set QSR as destination Airport Get more information about Salerno Costa d'Amalfi Airport
12239.74 miles (385.83 km) NNaples International Airport (NAP)Naples, ItalyView Naples International Airport on a map Set NAP as destination Airport Get more information about Naples International Airport
13245.36 miles (394.87 km) NNETaranto-Grottaglie Airport (TAR)Grottaglie, Puglia, ItalyView Taranto-Grottaglie Airport on a map Set TAR as destination Airport Get more information about Taranto-Grottaglie Airport
14252.88 miles (406.97 km) NELecce Galatina Airport (LCC)Lecce, ItalyView Lecce Galatina Airport on a map Set LCC as destination Airport Get more information about Lecce Galatina Airport
15266.52 miles (428.92 km) WSWMonastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport (MIR)Monastir, TunisiaView Monastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport on a map Set MIR as destination Airport Get more information about Monastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Catania–Fontanarossa Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Catania–Fontanarossa Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,691.64 miles (18,815.83 km) SEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,505.07 miles (18,515.56 km) EGisborne Airport (GIS)Gisborne, New ZealandView Gisborne Airport on a map Set GIS as destination Airport Get more information about Gisborne Airport
311,445.57 miles (18,419.81 km) EWhakatane Airport (WHK)Whakatane, New ZealandView Whakatane Airport on a map Set WHK as destination Airport Get more information about Whakatane Airport
411,444.71 miles (18,418.44 km) ESEHawke's Bay Airport (NPE)Napier, New ZealandView Hawke's Bay Airport on a map Set NPE as destination Airport Get more information about Hawke's Bay Airport
511,413.94 miles (18,368.92 km) ERotorua International Airport (ROT)Rotorua, New ZealandView Rotorua International Airport on a map Set ROT as destination Airport Get more information about Rotorua International Airport
611,405.23 miles (18,354.90 km) ETauranga Airport (TRG)Tauranga, New ZealandView Tauranga Airport on a map Set TRG as destination Airport Get more information about Tauranga Airport
711,403.01 miles (18,351.33 km) ETaupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō (TUO)Taupo, New ZealandView Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō on a map Set TUO as destination Airport Get more information about Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō
811,380.70 miles (18,315.42 km) EMatamata Airport (MTA)Matamata, New ZealandView Matamata Airport on a map Set MTA as destination Airport Get more information about Matamata Airport
911,374.86 miles (18,306.01 km) ESEPalmerston North Airport (PMR)Palmerston North, New ZealandView Palmerston North Airport on a map Set PMR as destination Airport Get more information about Palmerston North Airport
1011,371.28 miles (18,300.26 km) ESEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
1111,366.15 miles (18,292.00 km) EThames Aerodrome (TMZ)Thames, New ZealandView Thames Aerodrome on a map Set TMZ as destination Airport Get more information about Thames Aerodrome
1211,360.49 miles (18,282.89 km) ECoromandel Aerodrome (CMV)Coromandel, New ZealandView Coromandel Aerodrome on a map Set CMV as destination Airport Get more information about Coromandel Aerodrome
1311,359.26 miles (18,280.91 km) EHamilton International Airport (HLZ)Hamilton, New ZealandView Hamilton International Airport on a map Set HLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Hamilton International Airport
1411,352.29 miles (18,269.70 km) EGreat Barrier Aerodrome (GBZ)Great Barrier Island, New ZealandView Great Barrier Aerodrome on a map Set GBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Great Barrier Aerodrome
1511,345.20 miles (18,258.28 km) ESEWanganui Airport (WAG)Wanganui, New ZealandView Wanganui Airport on a map Set WAG as destination Airport Get more information about Wanganui Airport