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Reggio Calabria Airport



Reggio Calabria Airport
Aeroporto di Reggio Calabria
Aeroporto dello Stretto
Aeroporto Tito Minniti
Reggio Calabria Airport
IATA: REG – ICAO: LICR
Reggio Calabria Airport
Summary
Airport type Public & Military
Operator SOGAS S.p.A.
Serves Reggio Calabria, Messina
Location Reggio Calabria
Built 1939 - present
Occupants V Reparto di Volo della Polizia di Stato
Elevation AMSL 29.26 m / 95.99 ft
Coordinates 38°04′19″N 15°39′13″E / 38.07194°N 15.65361°E / 38.07194; 15.65361Coordinates: 38°04′19″N 15°39′13″E / 38.07194°N 15.65361°E / 38.07194; 15.65361
Website www.aeroportodellostretto.it
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
15/33 1,996 6,549 Asphalt
11/29 1,669 5,574 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Passengers 509.058
Aircraft movements 8.058
Cargo (tons) 124
Statistics from Assaeroporti.

The Reggio Calabria "Tito Minniti" Airport (IATA: REG, ICAO: LICR), also known as Aeroporto dello Stretto (Airport of the Strait) is an airport located near Reggio Calabria, Italy.

Description

The airport was named after Italian Royal Air Force war-hero Tito Minniti, who was born in Reggio Calabria.

Its IATA airport code REG is derived from Reggio Calabria, Calabria's main city, which the airport is closest to.

It serves mainly the Province of Reggio Calabria and the Province of Messina, and partially the Province of Vibo Valentia; more than 1,200,000 people.

Transit connections

The Reggio Calabria Airport is approximately 5 kilometers south from Reggio Calabria's historic city center. It is accessible by car or public transport

  • By car from North (Tirrenic area)
A3 Highway (Salerno-Reggio Calabria), on Arangea or Ravagnese exits;
  • By car from South (Ionic area)
SS106 Ionic Statal Street (Reggio Calabria-Taranto), on Ravagnese or Arangea exits;
  • With the city of Reggio Calabria:
The airport is connected to the city by ATAM (Metropolitan Area Transport Service) buses, that connect the airport with the harbour and with the main rail station too;
  • With the city of Messina:
A bus service called "Volobus" connects the airport of Reggio with Messina in about an hour and on time with all flights;
  • With Locride Area and with Grecanic Area:
A bus service called "Jonica Line" connects Caulonia Marina with the airport on time with all flights.
  • Work in progress:
soon it will be available a new highway exit connected directly to the airport between Arangea and Ravagnese exits; an hydrofoil wharf will connect the airport to Messina, the Aeolian Islands and Taormina; from 2007 it should be available the new "Reggio Calabria light rail" (connecting the coastal towns of Melito Porto Salvo, Reggio Calabria and Villa San Giovanni to the airport) operated by the National Railway with the "RC Aeroporto" station will make easier the rail connections with the airport.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Air Italy Verona [seasonal]
Air Malta Genoa, Madrid [beging July 11], Malta, Paris-Orly, Rome-Fiumicino, Turin
Alitalia Milan-Linate, Rome-Fiumicino, Venice-Marco Polo
DanubeWings Bologna, Bratislava
Eagles Airlines Venice-Marco Polo
Trawel Fly Milan-Orio al Serio


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General Info
Country Italy
ICAO ID LICR
Time UTC+1(+2DT)
Latitude 38.071206
38° 04' 16.34" N
Longitude 15.651556
015° 39' 05.60" E
Elevation 96 feet
29 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 002° E (01/06)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Alternate Name TITO MINNITI
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS
Daylight Saving Time Last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October


Communications
TWR
Opr 0500-2300Z++. OT 2 hr PN for state, mil, rescue and medical flt.
118.25
257.8
APP
Opr 0500-2300Z++. OT 2 hr PN for state, mil, rescue and medical flt.
120.275
257.8
362.3


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
11/29 5574 x 148 feet
1699 x 45 meters
ASPHALT 081FBWT NO
15/33 6549 x 148 feet
1996 x 45 meters
ASPHALT 044FBWT YES


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME RCA REGGIO CALABRIA 047X 111 At Field -
NDB RCA REGGIO CALABRIA - 325 3.5 NM 359.2


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

100/130 MIL Spec, low lead, aviation gasoline (BLUE)


Remarks
CAUTION Windshear/turb possible due to orographic environment. Very hi ints lamps opr 1630-0500Z on 774' AMSL pylon 11.7 NM N of arpt. 72' AGL crane .5 mi N thld Rwy 33. Multi cranes to 432' MSL 1.8 NM N of arpt.
CSTMS/IMG Avbl 0430-2300Z++.
FUEL Avbl 0500-2000Z++, OT PN C0965-643430 dur reg hr. (NC-100LL, A1)
LGT PAPI Rwy 15 GS 3.25 MEHT 52', Rwy 33 GS 3.5 MEHT 59'. PAPI Rwy 33 usable only with ALS lead-in yellow omnidirec lgt beginning at ABn.
MISC Dur parachute act all acft in prk areas must contact twr before eng start.
RSTD Special pilot qualifications rqr. Ldg Rwy 15 not allowed with any tail wind component. Rwy 11 clsd. Rwy 29 ldg proh. Ngt VFR proh.
RWY First 2542' Rwy 15 PCN 25 F/B/W/T, first 3642' Rwy 29 PCN 46 F/B/W/T.



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