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Number of commercial airports in Italy 2019, by region

The southern Italian region of Sicily was the Italian region with the highest number of airports (6), followed by Apulia (4), and by the northern region Lombardy (4).

The Italian air traffic is on the rise

Tourism, food and art seem to positively push the figures related to the number of arriving and departing passengers in Italian airports . From 2014 to 2018, a growth can be noticed. The numbers passed from 150 million to 184 million passengers. Over the same period of time, Ryanair was the company carrying the highest number of passengers to and from Italy, reaching, as of 2018, 37 million passengers.

Where do Italians fly to?

Italians seem to enjoy travelling. According to the data, in 2018 4.8 million Italian passengers chose North American countries as their destination . Compared to European destinations the number is quite low; the number of passengers flying within the European Union amounted to 89 million.

Number of commercial airports in Italy in 2019, by region

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December 2019



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