Trapani 'Vicenzo Florio Airport' is located on the Italian island Sicily's west coast. The Italians also call it Birgi, after its location. It is both a civilian airport and a military airfield. After the arrival of the low-cost airline Ryan Air the airport has grown a lot. It handles about one million passengers annually and this makes it Sicily's third airport.
IATA airport code: TPS
ICAO airport code: LICT
There is no direct train to the airport. The nearest large train station is in Trapani. There are busses to Trapani (see below). For more information, please visit the Italian Railways website.
Car and bus
The airport is located about 15 kilometers south of Trapani Center and about 90 kilometers from Palermo. It is near highway A29 to Palermo. Trapani can be reached via the SP21 or SS115.
There is a bus stop in front of the terminal. There are busses to Trapani, Marsala, Palermo, Mazara del Vallo, Castelvetrano, Erice, Spiacca and Agrigento. Terravision operates a shuttle bus service from the airport to Palermo (EUR 12.00) and other Sicilian locations.
Car rental Trapani Airport
There are several car rental agencies at the airport: Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Maggiore, Nolomania and Sixt. You can also book a rental car at EasyTerra, this website compares prices of several car rental agencies simultaneously.
Taxicabs are parked in front of the terminal. A taxi ride to Trapani costs about EUR 30.00.
Parking at the airport
There are two parking areas for short term and long term parking, with a total of 563 parking spaces. Long term parking costs EUR 26.00 for the first 4 days and after that it costs EUR 5.00 extra per day. Short term parking costs EUR 5.00 per 2 hours, EUR 20.00 per 24 hours and 4 days costs EUR 50.00.
There is no hotel at the airport. However, at 5.5 kilometers you can taste the real Italy at an Agriturismo Vultaggio (tel. +39(0)923 864261). A little further away (9 km) is the Baglio Cudo (tel. +39(0)9237 45460). For more hotels and on line reservations, please visit Booking.com. This website offers a wide range of hotels at competitive (internet) rates.
Shopping and dining
The airport doesn't have many shops, restaurants or (snack) bars.
For lost and found items, please go to the desk in the arrival hall or contact (tel. +39(0)923 842502).
There is an information desk at the terminal. In addition to this you can inquire on line about the airport and timetables, or contact (tel. +39(0)9238402).
The airport does not have any business facilities.
Access for disabled people
Trapani has toilets for people with reduced mobility. There are 12 free parking spaces for people with reduced mobility. You can ask for assistance at the general information desk.
There is a post office.