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Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport

Airport information
Airport typePublic
OperatorAeroporti di Roma SpA
Elevation5 m (15 ft (4.6 m) ft)
Total passengers36337523
Aircraft movement329269

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Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport ( ) , also commonly known as Fiumicino Airport, is Italy's largest airport with 36.3 million passengers served in 2010, located in Fiumicino, 35 km from Rome's historic city centre.

The airport serves as a hub for Alitalia and based on total passenger numbers it was the sixth busiest airport in Europe, and the world's 29th busiest airport in 2011.

The airport is named after Italian polymath Leonardo da Vinci, who first designed a proto helicopter and a flying machine with wings.

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