Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, also known as Rome Fiumicino Airport or simply Fiumicino Airport, is the largest airport in Italy. The air facility is situated 35 kilometres southwest of the historic city centre of Fiumicino. The airport lies over an area of 29 square kilometres and has reportedly served 38.6 million passengers in 2014. The airport is a hub for the largest Italian airline Alitalia, and the Spanish low-cost carrier Vueling. It also serves as a focus city for Alitalia CityLiner, Blue Panorama Airlines, easyJet, Mistral Air, Neos, and Ryanair.
Where to go
Isola Sacra - Isola Sacra, or the Sacred Island, is an island in the Lazio region and part of Fiumicino. A study of human skeletal remains from Isola Sacra provides significant information about the diet and morbidity in ancient Rome.
Trevi Fountain - The Trevi Fountain is a famous fountain located in the Trevi district in Rome. With a height of 86 ft (26.3 m) and width of 161.3 ft (49.15 m), the fountain is the largest Baroque fountain in the city. Trevi Fountain is a popular tourist attraction and has appeared in several films. The 1954 movie Three Coins in the Fountain shows the practice of throwing a coin into the fountain over the left shoulder using the right hand. The money is used to fund a supermarket for Rome's needy.
Leonardo da Vinci Parc Shopping Centre - The Leonardo da Vinci Parc shopping area is one of the largest malls in Rome. It features over 200 shops and a movie theatre.
The city of Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic, with lots of fascinating structures and attractions. The Prague astronomical clock, for example, is a medieval astronomical clock on the southern wall of Old Town City Hall, known to be the oldest of its kind that’s still functioning. Another is the Metropolitan Cathedral of Saints Vitus, Wenceslaus and Adalbert, a fine representation of Gothic architecture and the largest and most important church in Czech. Also worth a visit is the Belgian city of Brussels, with its Musical Instrument Museum, Mini-Europe, and AutoWorld.
A long flight to New York from Fiumicino Airport would be well worth it to visit the city that never sleeps! If you're not particularly sleepy either, visit the famous Times Square in Midtown Manhattan to be entertained by a million things: the interesting people passing by, the large illuminated signs and billboards, the food, the incredibly talented street performers, a wax museum, lots of shopping opportunities, and many other attractions. Alternatively, you can also go to Hong Kong to go shopping in the night markets or to have the time of your life in the family-friendly destinations such as Hong Kong Disneyland and Ocean Park Hong Kong.
How to get out
As the largest airport in Italy, Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport is served by plenty of airlines, including, but not limited to, Aegean Airlines, Alitalia, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Blu-Express, Blue Panorama Airlines, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Croatia Airlines, easyJet, EgyptAir, Emirates, Germanwings, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Meridiana, Neos, Ryanair, TAP Portugal, Thai Airways, Transaero Airlines, US Airways, Vueling, and Wizz Air. Fiumicino Airport operates to plenty of international destinations, mostly cities in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and the United States of America.