Catania Airport Guide to Catania-Fontanarossa Airport - CTA

Catania Airport (CTA)

Use this website to quickly find the most important information about Catania-Fontanarossa Airport: Flights, Departures, Arrivals, Parking, Car Rentals, Hotels near the airport and other information about Catania-Fontanarossa Airport. Plan your travel to CTA Airport with the information provided in this site.


Top destinations from Catania Airport are Rome, Munich, Amsterdam and Berlin.


Catania Airport registered a total passenger flow of 7,914,117 on 2016.

Terminal Information + info

Catania-Fontanarossa Airport is the largest and busiest airport in the Italian island of Sicily and the 6th busiest airport in Italy. Many seasonal and charter flights, among the international ones, are hosted in the airport.

The airport is composed by a single two-level passenger terminal, which is divided into the Arrivals Level and the Departures Level:

- Main Level: Has two separated areas; Schengen flights area and the non-Schengen flights area.

- First Level: Hosts services and amenities regarding departure services.

Transport + info

The following means of transport are available at Catania Airport:

- Train: Direct railway connection between Catania Airport and the city center is not available. By taking the presented means of transport you’ll be able to reach Catania Central Train Station. (See more information)

- Bus: You can get to either Catania downtown and Catania Central Train Station by AMT Alibus and Local Bus no. 457. (See more information)

- Taxi: Get to Catania within 20 to 30 minutes. (See more information)

- Car rental: Hire a car through our search engine or in the main level of the Arrivals Hall. (See more information)


Find above several contact information regarding Catania Airport:

Customs: +39 095 7239336

Lost & Found: +39 095 723 9333

Catania / Sicily, 95121

Phone:+39 095 723 9111

About Catania

Catania is the second largest city of the Italian island of Sicily, with a total population of 313,000 inhabitants. Between the cities of Catania and Messina, there is the Mount Etna, the highest volcano in Europe (3,329 m) and one of the most active volcanoes in the world. On 2013, it was declared World Heritage Site by the UNESCO. In the past, Catania has been destroyed by several catastrophic earthquakes and violent volcanic eruptions by Mount Etna.

The best time of the year to visit the city is on Spring. If you wish to visit it during Summer be ready for high temperatures, since it has the hottest climate in Italy.

About its attractions, you shouldn’t miss a trip around Mount Etna.

Regarding architecture, it is worth to see the Fontana dell’Elefante, the main symbol of the city, the Greek-Roman Theatre, the Roman Forum and the Baroque city centre of city, since is an UNESCO World Heritage Site (the Cathedral, Saint Placidus, Saint Francis of Assisi, among others).

If you visit Catania on Winter, you shouldn’t miss the Festival of Saint Agatha, which is celebrated every February 5 to honour the city’s patron.

Facilities and Services + info

Catania Airport offers the following services to passengers:

  • ATMs
  • Flight Information Office
  • Tourist Information Office
  • Post Office
  • Exchange Office
  • Business centre (Casa Alitalia Catania lounge)
  • Assistance for disabled or Special Needs Passengers
  • Wheelchair rental
  • Airlines lounges
  • VIP lounge
  • Friendship room: Services and assistance to support disable passengers and their companions.
  • Nursery
  • First aid Station
  • Toilets
  • Baggage claim
  • Lost luggage
  • Free Wi-Fi connection
  • Play Area
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