Palermo airport: Palermo Airport (PMO)

Palermo Airport

Palermo Airport is also known as Punta Raisi Airport or Falcone-Borsellino Airport. The last name refers to two anti-mafia judges who were assassinated in 1992, they were honored with a commemorative plate at the entrance of the Departures Hall with the inscription "Giovanni Falcone - Paolo Borsellino - Gli Altri - L'orgoglio della Nuova Sicilia”. The last part means ‘proud of a new Sicily’.

In 2015 the airport processed almost 5 million passengers.

Address

Palermo International Airport
Societa di Gestione dell´Aeroporto
I-90139 Punta Raisi
Italy

Airport codes

IATA airport code: PMO
ICAO airport code: LICJ

Transport

Local transport

Train

A train (Trinacria Express) leaves the airport every hour to the central station in Palermo, the price is €4.50.

Car and bus

The airport is 32 kilometers west of Palermo along highway A29. Take the exit Cinisi Sud, of course ‘Aeroporto’ is also indicated on the signs.

Buses from Prestia e Comandè (tel: +39(0)915 804 57) leave every half hour to the center of Palermo (Piazza Castelnuovo and the Central Station), the price is €4.65. There are also bus lines to Agrigento, Trapani and Sciacca/Ribera, but they leave less frequently.

Car rental - Palermo International Airport

You can find counters for car rental companies in the Arrivals Hall, including: Europcar, Avis, Hertz and Autoeuropa. You can also reserve a rental car in advance using the service EasyTerra provides, they compare the rates of several providers in a single quote.

Taxi

A ride to Palermo takes approximately 45 minutes and costs €35.00 when the meter is switched on, sometimes it is necessary to negotiate. You can reserve a taxi (tel: +39(0)917 020 222).

Airport Parking

The airport has a large parking area, parking costs €1.50 for the first 2 hours, up to 12 hours parking costs €4.10, two days of parking costs €13.90, then €6.20 per day thereafter. Information about parking is available (tel: +39(0)917 020 217).

Services

Services

Hotels

There are no hotels at the airport. A few hotels are situated by the airport in Cinisi: Floria Park Hotel (tel: +39(0)918 684 222) and Magaggiari Hotel Resort (tel: +39(0)918 665 351). The coastal city of Trapani is also not far from the airport., where there is a larger range of hotels. For more hotels and to reserve online you can go to Booking.com, they have a large range of hotels with great internet rates.

Shops and restaurants

Palermo Airport has a limited shopping area on the second level of the terminal, you can also find a self-service restaurant there, there is a snack bar on each level.

Baggage

In the Arrivals Hall there are two different windows for lost and found items, one for Alitalia (tel: +39(0)917 020 208) and one for all other companies (tel: +39(0)917 020 209).

Information

In the Arrivals Hall there is a service kiosk for general airport and flight information as well as hotel reservations.

Business

On the first level of the terminal there are two VIP lounges, one for Alitalia passengers and one for passengers of other airline companies (tel: +39(0)917 020 629).

Disabled facilities

The airport is very accessible for wheelchair users and there are adapted elevators and restrooms. The Sala Amica Lounge (tel: +39(0)917 020 630) has special services for the disabled.

Other services

There is a bank (Bank of Sicily), open 08:30-13:00 and 14:45-19:15, and there are two ATM's in the Arrivals Hall. A post office is open from 08:30-18:15, except for Sundays and public holidays. The Red Cross First Aid station is available at (tel: +39(0)915 916 47). On the second level of the terminal there is an ecumenical chapel. Babies can be looked after in the Sala Amica Lounge.

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Contact

Contact

Address

Palermo International Airport
Societa di Gestione dell´Aeroporto
I-90139 Punta Raisi
Italy

Telephone, fax, email

Telephone: +39(0)917 020 111
Fax: +39(0)917 020 394
Email: gesap@gesap.it

Airport codes

IATA airport code: PMO
ICAO airport code: LICJ

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