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Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport

Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport
View of Trieste Airport
Airport information
 Location of the airport in Italy
Airport typePublic
OperatorAeroporto FVG Spa
LocationRonchi dei Legionari
Elevation12 m (39 ft)

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Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport , also known as Trieste Airport or Ronchi dei Legionari Airport, is an airport located 0.3 NM west of Ronchi dei Legionari (Gorizia), near Trieste in Venezia Giulia, north-eastern Italy. In 2007 the airport was renamed Friuli Venezia Giulia "Pietro Savorgnan di Brazzà" Airport, in honor of the 19th-century humanitarian explorer of Africa known in English as Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, namegiver of Brazzaville.

The airport has a catchment area of approximately 5 million people, stretching beyond Friuli-Venezia Giulia into Slovenia and Croatia. It is equipped to handle all major aircraft. In recent years , it has witnessed an increase in cargo aircraft. In 2008, Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport handled almost 1.1 million passengers.

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