Palermo Airport

Palermo Airport is also known as Punta Raisi Airport and Falcone-Borsellino Airport.  It is located just 22 miles away from the city of Palermo in northern Sicily.  Handling over four million passengers every year, Palermo Airport is one of the busiest airports in Italy and one of the most popular.  A variety of international flights are served by the airport and a number of popular airlines including Ryan Air, Easy Jet and Alitalia operate from Seville Airport.


Palermo Airport has many options for shopping, including duty free, souvenirs and handicrafts.  There are also many bars, restaurants and cafes all across the terminal so you are sure to find something to enjoy whilst waiting for your flight.  Other facilities include ATM machines, a currency exchange kiosk, a bank and VIP and business facilities.


Palermo Airport has a single terminal to service its passengers.  The terminal is completely accessible for wheelchair users and those requiring additional assistance are advised to contact the airport staff in advance.

Getting To and From the Airport

There are quite a number of ways to get to and from Palermo Airport.  Most people will opt to use the shuttle – known as the Alibus – that goes to and from the centre every 20 minutes between 5am and midnight.  Once an hour, the Trinacria Express runs to the central station.  Of course, you can also take a taxi from the arrivals hall.  There are also many car rental desks at the airport, so you could always opt for car hire Palermo airport.  This is ideal if you are hoping to see a lot of Sicily, and want to travel about at your own leisure.  You can use the search facilities on to compare the car hire companies operating from the airport and even book online.

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