Trapani Airport (TPS)

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Vincenzo Florio Airport Trapani-Birgi (IATA: TPS, ICAO: LICT), in Italian Aeroporto Vincenzo Florio di Trapani-Birgi, simply known as Trapani Airport, is the main international gateway serving the city of Trapani, in the west coast of Sicily, Italy. It is located between the municipalities of Trapani in Marsala, at 18 kilometers from Trapani downtown. Although it is a civilian airport, the Italian Air Force uses it for military purposes.

ABOUT THE NAME: Trapani Airport was named after Vincenzo Florio, the famous automobile enthusiast and wine industrialist born in Sicily.

- Trapani Airport is the third busiest airport in Sicily after Catania and Palermo.

- Alitalia, Blue Air, Mistral Air, AliBlue Malta and Ryanair airlines serves Trapani Airport.

- Trapani Airport handled 1,586,992 passengers on 2015.

ABOUT TRAPANI: Trapani is the capital of the Province of Trapani, located in the west coast of the Italian island of Sicily. The city was funded by the Elymians, the first known inhabitants of the west coast of Sicily during the Bronze Age till the Classical antiquity. It is known by several names such as Drepana, from Drépanon in Ancient Greek, due to the curve shape of its harbour. As an ancient legend, Saturn was as well as a god, the protector of the city; nowadays, there is a statue in a downtown square to honour the deity. Trapani underwent under the rule of Carthage, the Roman Empire, the Byzantine Empire, the Moors and also of the Normans.

While your visit in Trapani, you shouldn’t miss many of its later medieval and early modern architecture, such as the Church of Sant Agostino, the Basilica-Sanctuary of Maria Santissima Annunziata (Madonna di Trapani), the Fontana di Tritone, the Trapani Cathedral and Castello di Terra. Also, you can visit Monte Erice by the cable car. It is worth to ride – during clear days there are views of Tunisia and the African coast from up there. During the Holy Week, Trapani celebrates Easter with many processions like the Processioni dei Misteri di Trapani.



 

 


 

 


 

 

       


       

 

 


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