Peretola Airport (FLR)

About this airport

Peretola Airport - Florence or "Aeroporto di Firenze," also known as "Amerigo Vespucci Airport," was named after Florence native Amerigo Vespucci, an Italian merchant and cartographer and is one of two main airports in the Tuscany region. The airport is very small. Even Italian flag-carrier Alitalia only serves two routes in and out of Florence! Among low-cost carriers, Sterling and Belle Air include Florence on their route maps.


Location:


Peretola Airport is located 4 kilometers from Florence and 80 kilometers from Pisa.


Transport:


Rail: Passengers can take the Ataf-Sita Vola bus to the central railway station (S.M. Novella).
Bus: The Ataf-Sita Vola shuttle bus travels between the airport and the main Florence train station in about 25 minutes.
Taxi: Taxis are stationed in front of the arrivals terminal or can be called by Radiotaxi. Taxi journey time from the airport to Florence city center is about 15 minutes.


Service:


There are coffee bars, a snack bar, and a self-service restaurant located at the airport. Travelers can also shop at the Duty Free shop, newsstand, tobacconist and gift shop. Airport facilities also include a Bank, Bureau de Change, and Auto Exchange Machine.

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