Bastia airport: Bastia Airport (BIA)

Bastia Airport

Bastia Airport (Poretta) is the French island Corsica's second airport. The airport is situated close to Lucciana on the north of the island. Bastia lies 22 kilometers southeast of the airport. The U.S. Air Force used Poretta in WWII, the small airport has one terminal. Many cheap airlines fly to Bastia Airport.

Airport codes

IATA airport code: BIA
ICAO airport code: LFKB


Local transport


There is a shuttle bus going from the airport to Bastia's railway station. You will arrive at the station in 35 minutes. This service will cost approximately EUR 8.00. For more information about timetables and prices, please call Bastia station (tel. +33 (0) 49 53208061) or Autobus Bastiais (tel. +33 (0) 49 531 0665).

Car and bus

The airport is about 22 kilometers from downtown Bastia. You can take the N193 to get there.

There is a shuttle bus going from the airport to downtown Bastia. For more information, please call Autobus Bastiais (tel. +33 (0) 49 531 0665). From downtown Bastia several local companies offer bus services to the airport.

Car rental Bastia Airport

At the airport there are several car rental agencies available: Avis, Europcar, Hertz, ADA en CITER. You can also make a reservation in advance on EasyTerra, this website compares several car rental agencies and their rates.


Taxicabs are parked in front of the arrival hall. A trip to Bastia costs approximately EUR 40.00. You can make a reservation at tel. +33(0)49 536 0465 or +33(0)49 554 5464.

Parking at the airport

The airport has 360 paid parking spaces. One day costs EUR 12.00. Each following day costs EUR 6.00 extra. It is possible to buy a ticket for one month (EUR 90.00), 6 months (EUR 230.00) or one year (EUR 400.00). Near the entrance of the airport there are 70 free parking spaces.




The hotel Les Jardins de la Madrague Lucciana lies close to Bastia Airport. For more hotels near the airport and online reservations, please visit This website offers a large amount of hotels at competitive (internet) rates.

Shopping and dining

In the departure hall you will find a bar and three shops. The arrivals hall has a fast food restaurant.


For information about lost and found objects please contact your airline. For Air France please call: tel. +33(0)82 577 5775.


There is an information desk in the central hall which offers information on the airport, timetables and regional tourist attractions. For more information please call: tel. +33(0)49 554 5454.


There are no business facilities. However, in the central hall there is a communication center with telephone and free Wi-Fi.

Access for disabled people

The airport has adapted elevators and toilets. Also, there are reserved parking spaces in front of the terminal. Do you need extra help on departure or arrival? Then please inform your travel agency or airline. The airport will provide for a wheelchair or any other type of required assistance.

Other services

There are an ATM and a first-aid post in the departure hall.




Aéroport de Bastia
Poretta rte de l'Aéroport
20290 Lucciana 

Telephone, fax, email

Telephone: +33 (0)49 554 54 54
Email: use contact form

Airport codes

IATA airport code: BIA
ICAO airport code: LFKB