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Trapani Birgi Airport



Vincenzo Florio Airport
Trapani-Birgi Airport
Birgi Airport
Trapani Birgi Airport
IATA: TPS – ICAO: LICT
Trapani Birgi Airport
Summary
Airport type Military/Public
Location Trapani
Elevation AMSL 25 ft / 8 m
Coordinates 37°54′43″N 012°29′36″E / 37.91194°N 12.49333°E / 37.91194; 12.49333 (Vincenzo Florio Airport)Coordinates: 37°54′43″N 012°29′36″E / 37.91194°N 12.49333°E / 37.91194; 12.49333 (Vincenzo Florio Airport)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13R/31L 2,695.5 8,844 Bitumen
Source: Italian AIP at EUROCONTROL

Vincenzo Florio Airport (IATA: TPS, ICAO: LICT), also known as Trapani-Birgi Airport and Birgi Airport, is an airport serving Trapani, Italy. It is one of the five airports in Sicily with civil purposes, but is also used for military issues. The base is used as one of the four forward operating bases (FOBs) used by the NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control stationed out of NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen in Geilenkirchen, Germany. The airport is named after Sicilian wine industrialist and automobile enthusiast Vincenzo Florio.

Located 8 NM (15 km; 9.2 mi) south of Trapani, and inaugurated in the early 1960s, after a long period of inactivity the airport was relaunched by the Province of Trapani in 2003, and now it hosts several flights, mainly low-cost connections.

With 1,069,528 passengers having passed through the airport in 2009, it is the third busiest airport in Sicily.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Alitalia operated by Air One Milan-Malpensa
Meridiana Fly Pantelleria
Ryanair Billund, Bologna, Bratislava, Brindisi, Brussels South-Charleroi, Cagliari, Dublin, Eindhoven, Genoa, Gothenburg-City, Girona, Ibiza, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Krakow, Liverpool, London-Luton, London-Stansted, Maastricht [seasonal], Madrid, Malta, Memmingen, Milan-Orio al Serio, Oslo-Torp, Paris-Beauvais, Perugia [begins 3 November], Pisa, Rome-Ciampino, Trieste, Turin, Valencia, Venice-Treviso, Weeze [seasonal], Stockholm-Skavsta

Transports

By bus from Palermo: a coach service is offered by Terravision between Trapani Birgi Airport and Palermo city centre. The bus costs €12 each way.

By bus from Trapani: The Terravision bus also stops in the centre of Trapani for the journey to/from Birgi Airport cost: €8.

Statistics

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Trapani Birgi Airport

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General Info
Country Italy
ICAO ID LICT
Time UTC+1(+2DT)
Latitude 37.911403
37° 54' 41.05" N
Longitude 12.487961
012° 29' 16.66" E
Elevation 24 feet
7 meters
Type Joint (Civil and Military)
Magnetic Variation 001° E (01/06)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency MILITARY - CIVIL JOINT USE AIRPORT
Alternate Name L BASSI
Near City Trapani
Operating Hours 24 HOUR OPERATIONS
International Clearance Status Airport of Entry
Daylight Saving Time Last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October


Communications
TWR 119.7
122.1
257.8
339.45
GND 396.85
APP
Radar svc ltd wkd daylgt hr.
119.95
122.1
141.15
235.15
389.1


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
13/31 8852 x 148 feet
2698 x 45 meters
ASPHALT - YES


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VORTAC TRP TRAPANI 025X 108.8 1.5 NM 306.2
NDB TRP TRAPANI - 317.5 At Field -


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

100/130 MIL Spec, low lead, aviation gasoline (BLUE)
Oil O-117, 1100, Reciprocating Engine Oil (MIL L 6082)

O-128, 1100,(Dispersant)Reciprocating Engine Oil(MIL L 22851 Type II)
Other Fluids LHOX, Low and high pressure oxygen servicing

LOX, Liquid oxygen servicing


Remarks
A-GEAR BAK-12 Rwy 13/31 avbl O/R Sat, hol, 7 Aug.
CAUTION Bird act. Rwy 13/31 holes in thld UFN.
FLUID LHOX LOX Sat, hol, 7 Aug 1hr PN.
FUEL 24 hr PN rqr. 100LL, A1, J8.
LGT PAPI Rwy 13 GS 2.5 MEHT 41', Rwy 31 MEHT 48'.
OIL O-123-147-148-149-155-156
RSTD PPR 24 hr thru Base OPS, incl PPR nr in FPL.
RWY Parl twy (mrk 13L/31R) avbl as emerg rwy. BAK-12 parl twy 8637' fr Rwy 13L thld.BAK-12 parl twy 6911' fr Rwy 31R thld.



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