Falcone Borsellino Airport or Palermo Airport (IATA: PMO, ICAO: LICJ), in Italian Aeroporto Falcone e Borsellino, formerly known as Punta Raisi Airport, is the main international airport serving the city of Palermo, the capital of Sicily.

 

Palermo Airport is located at Punta Raisi, 35 kilometers (22 miles) west northwest of Palermo city centre. Palermo Airport is officially named Falcone-Borsellino after two important anti-mafia judges.

Punta Raisi airport has two crossing runways, respectively 3,326 meters long and 2,068 meters long and 60 and 40 wide respectively (ICAO 4E classification); they are equipped with ILS and all have the PAPI system.

The runway oriented at 250 ° is normally used, while the 02/20 is active only in case of particularly unfavorable wind or when there are no planes landing; The 250 ° oriented runway can accommodate large aircraft such as the Boeing 747 or Airbus A330.

 

When runway 07/25 is active, runway 02/20 is often used as a taxiway and then flows into the Tango taxiway. The main taxiway is, in fact, Tango. The apron (or parking area) consists of 10 self-maneuvering stands, 9 gates with immediate boarding to the aircraft, including 2 built to allow the simultaneous boarding of a 747, the other gates, however, are accessible with boarding by airport means.

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