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Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport

Guglielmo Marconi Airport

Aeroporto di Bologna-Guglielmo Marconi
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Airport typePublic
OperatorAeroporto di Bologna S.p.A.
ServesBologna, Italy
Hub for
Elevation AMSL123 ft / 37 m
Coordinates44°32?07.6?N 11°17?19.2?E / 44.535444°N 11.288667°E / 44.535444; 11.288667Coordinates: 44°32?07.6?N 11°17?19.2?E / 44.535444°N 11.288667°E / 44.535444; 11.288667
BLQ is located in Italy
Location of the airport in Italy
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 9,196 2,800 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Increase +3.8%
Aircraft movements71,503
Decrease 0.2%
Source: Vola Bologna [1]

Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport (Italian: Aeroporto di Bologna-Guglielmo Marconi) (IATA: BLQ, ICAO: LIPE) is an international airport serving the city of Bologna in Italy. It is approximately 6 km (3.7 mi) northwest of the city center in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. The airport is named after Bologna native Guglielmo Marconi, an Italian electrical engineer and Nobel laureate. With 8,198,156 handled in 2017, it was the seventh-busiest airport in Italy that year.[]


Terminal building
Main apron


There is one terminal, which underwent an expansion during 2011-2013. It now covers a total surface 36,100m2, of which 5,500m2 are shopping areas.[] A new baggage handling system was installed and there are now 24 departure gates, of which five are piers with two aerobridges.[2]


Bologna airport has one runway, 12/30, made of asphalt; its dimensions are 2,800 by 45 metres (9,186 by 148 ft).[3]

Airlines and destinations

Aegean Airlines Athens
Aer LingusSeasonal: Dublin
Aeroflot Moscow-Sheremetyevo
Air Albania Tirana (begins 30 September 2019)[4]
Air Arabia Maroc Casablanca
Air Cairo Sharm el Sheikh[5]
Air Dolomiti Munich
Air France Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Air Italy Olbia
Air Moldova Chi?in?u
Air Serbia Ni?[6][7]
Alitalia Catania, Rome-Fiumicino
Seasonal: Olbia[8]
American Airlines Seasonal: Philadelphia (ends September 26, 2019),[9]
Austrian Airlines Vienna
Seasonal: Corfu, Karpathos, Kefalonia, Kos, Lampedusa, Mykonos, Preveza, Rhodes, Samos, Santorini, Skiathos, Zakynthos
Blue Air Bac?u, Bucharest
British Airways London-Heathrow
Brussels Airlines Brussels
Czech Airlines Prague
easyJet London-Gatwick
Emirates Dubai-International
Ernest Airlines Kyiv-Zhuliany, Tirana
Eurowings Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf
Finnair Seasonal: Helsinki
Georgian Airways Tbilisi[10]
HOP! Lyon
Iberia RegionalMadrid
Lauda Vienna
Seasonal: Stuttgart[11]
Lufthansa Frankfurt
Neos Boa Vista, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Marsa Alam, Sal, Sharm El Sheikh, Tenerife-South
Seasonal: Heraklion, Ibiza, Karpathos, Kos, Marsa Matruh, Menorca, Mykonos, Rhodes, Zanzibar
Pegasus AirlinesIstanbul-Sabiha Gökçen
Royal Air Maroc Casablanca
Ryanair Alghero, Alicante, Amman-Queen Alia, Athens, Barcelona, Bari, Beauvais, Berlin-Schönefeld, Bordeaux, Bratislava, Brindisi, Bucharest, Cagliari, Catania, Charleroi, Cologne/Bonn, Copenhagen, Crotone, Edinburgh, Eindhoven, Fuerteventura (begins 2 November 2019), Gran Canaria, Katowice (begins 29 October 2019),[12]Kaunas, Kraków, Kutaisi (begins 9 November 2019),[13]Lamezia Terme, Lanzarote, Lisbon, London-Luton,[14]London-Stansted, Madrid, Malta, Manchester, Marseille, Palermo, Podgorica, Porto, Prague, Seville, Santander (begins 28 October 2019), Tel Aviv (begins 29 October 2019),[15][16]Tenerife-South, Thessaloniki, Valencia, Warsaw-Modlin, Wroc?aw
Seasonal: Bristol, Chania, Corfu, Dublin, Heraklion, Ibiza, Málaga, Mykonos, Palma de Mallorca, Rhodes
Scandinavian Airlines Copenhagen
Seasonal: Stockholm-Arlanda
TAP Air PortugalLisbon
Transavia Eindhoven
TUI fly Belgium Marrakech
Seasonal: Casablanca
Tunisair Tunis
Turkish AirlinesIstanbul
Ural AirlinesSeasonal charter: Kazan,[17]Krasnodar[17]Moscow-Domodedovo,[17]Rostov-on-Don,[18]Samara,[17]Yekaterinbug[18][17]
Vueling Barcelona
Wizz Air Bucharest, Budapest, Chi?in?u, Cluj-Napoca, Craiova, Ia?i, Kutaisi (begins 23 November 2019)[19], Sofia, Suceava, Timi?oara
Seasonal: Katowice


Passenger numbers at Bologna-Borgo Panigale[20]
Year Passengers Handled Change % Aircraft Movements Change % Cargo (tonnes) Change %
2000 3,524,789 Increase6.1% 61,909 Increase2.0% 25,034 Increase2.3%
2001 3,440,051 Decrease-2.2% 56,746 Decrease-0.8% 26,197 Increase4.7%
2002 3,414,475 Decrease-0.7% 54,956 Decrease-3.2% 24,959 Decrease-4.7%
2003 3,562,010 Increase4.3% 56,738 Increase3.2% 28,211 Increase13.0%
2004 2,908,271 Decrease-18.4% 44,804 Decrease-21.0% 21,106 Decrease-25.2%
2005 3,690,953 Increase26.9% 54,157 Increase20.9% 25,469 Increase20.7%
2006 4,001,436 Increase8.4% 63,585 Increase17.4% 32,465 Increase27.5%
2007 4,361,951 Increase9.0% 66,698 Increase4.9% 18,700 Decrease-42.4%
2008 4,225,446 Decrease-3.1% 62,042 Decrease-7.0% 26,497 Increase41.7%
2009 4,782,284 Increase13.2% 64,925 Increase4.7% 27,329 Increase3.1%
2010 5,511,669 Increase15.3% 70,269 Increase8.2% 37,800 Increase38.3%
2011 5,885,884 Increase6.8% 69,153 Decrease-1.6% 43,788 Increase15.8%
2012 5,958,648 Increase1.2% 67,529 Decrease-2.4% 40,645 Decrease-7.2%
2013 6,193,783 Increase4.0% 65,392 Decrease-3.2% 44,150 Increase8.6%
2014 6,580,481 Increase6.2% 65,058 Decrease-0.5% 41,789 Decrease-5.4%
2015 6,889,742 Increase4.7% 64,571 Decrease-0.7% 40,999 Decrease-1.9%
2016 7,680,992 Increase11.5% 69,697 Increase7.9% 47,709 Increase16.4%
2017 8,198,156 Increase6.7% 71,878 Increase3.1% 56,132 Increase11.8%
2018 8,506,658 Increase3.8% 71,503 Decrease0.2% 52,681 Decrease6.1%
Domestic destinations by passenger traffic (2018)[21]
Position City Passengers
1 Catania 395,367
2 Rome 295,627
3 Palermo 285,648
4 Brindisi 177,379
5 Bari 167,098
6 Lamezia Terme 165,553
7 Cagliari 126,093
8 Napoli 105,199
9 Alghero 104,677
International destinations by passenger traffic (2018)
Position City Passengers
1 Spain Barcelona, Spain 340,319
2 Germany Frankfurt, Germany 302,331
3 France Paris, France 298,522
4 United Kingdom London, United Kingdom (Heathrow) 293,385
5 Spain Madrid, Spain 285,343
6 Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands 226,935
7 United Kingdom London, United Kingdom (Stansted) 221,658
8 Germany Munich, Germany 203,185
9 Romania Bucharest, Romania 188,553
10 Turkey Istanbul, Turkey 183,785

Ground transportation

By car


By bus and train

The airport is about 6 kilometres (4 mi) from Bologna Centrale railway station. A shuttle bus service, route BLQ, runs between the station and the airport. In case of events at the Bologna Fiere trade fair venue, BLQ operates a direct connection between the Airport and the bus terminus Fiera Viale Aldo Moro.[23]

Once completed, the Marconi Express monorail will connect the airport to Bologna Centrale railway station with a travel time of seven minutes.[24] At the moment, the nearest railway station is Calderara-Bargellino railway station, about 4 km from the airport. However, there is no public transport connection between the airport and that railway station, and limited train services stop at Calderara Bargellino.

The airport has daily direct bus connections with Ferrara, Florence, Modena, Cervia, Ravenna, and Rimini, and three times a week with Ascoli Piceno.

See also


  1. ^ "2018: BLQ chiude a 8.5 milioni!".
  2. ^ Terminal restyling and expansion Archived 28 July 2013 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Telepass - Car Parks - Bologna Airport G. Marconi".
  4. ^
  5. ^ "Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt". 18 August 2018. Retrieved 2018.
  6. ^ Air Serbia to launch twelve routes from Ni?
  7. ^ Air Serbia to be subsidised for Nis flights 9 May 2019.
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 5 February 2017. Retrieved 2016.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ "American Airlines Adds Two International Routes at PHL" (PDF). Philadelphia International Airport. August 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  10. ^ "Data".
  11. ^ "Laudamotion outlines S19 Stuttgart network". 18 October 2018.
  12. ^ "Ryanair in Katowice opens the base at the airport in Pyrzowice and 11 new directions to European cities". 15 March 2019.
  13. ^
  14. ^ "Ryanair Announces $200m Investment in London Luton with 2 New Based Aircraft - Ryanair's Corporate Website".
  15. ^
  16. ^
  17. ^ a b c d e Liu, Jim (19 April 2018). "Ural Airlines adds Bologna scheduled charters in S18". Routesonline. Retrieved 2018.
  18. ^ a b Liu, Jim (22 December 2017). "Ural Airlines filed 3 new scheduled charter routes in S18". Routesonline. Retrieved 2017.
  20. ^ "Statistiche - Assaeroporti".
  21. ^ "2018 traffic statistics" (PDF).
  22. ^ "Driving directions to & from Bologna Airport G. Marconi". Archived from the original on 2 July 2014. Retrieved 2013.
  23. ^ "Linea Aerobus: Aeroporto - Stazione Centrale".
  24. ^ "Il tracciato".

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