Salento Airport (BDS)

  • Distance to Brindisi city center: 4 km (2
  • Low cost carriers served: 6
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About this airport

Papola Casale Airport is an airport near Brindisi, Italy, and was founded before the second World War. This airport is widely used as a stop-over for the Middle East, and is popular for holiday travelers on their way to Greece and back.


Papola Casale Airport is located 3 kilometers (2 miles) north of Brindisi in the south-eastern region of Italy, 39 kilometers (24 miles) northwest of Lecce.


Bus: STP, Brindisi Public Transport Buses, run every 90 minutes from the airport terminal and stops at many places, including hotels en route to Tribunale in via P.Togliatti, and the Brindisi city center. Lecce-Brindisi Regional Transport buses depart around every three hours to Lecce. Bus Tickets can be purchased at the airport. For more information on bus service, consult the Official Site.
Taxi: Airport taxis are available through Radio Taxi.


There is an ATM in the terminal and First Aid is available. The airport also contains a restaurant and a bar as well as vending machines. Shops and a newsstand are conveniently located in the airport terminal.

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