Worldwide airport serving Venice, Italy

Venice Marco Polo Airport (IATA: VCE, ICAO: LIPZ) is the worldwide airport of Venice, Italy. It’s situated on the mainland 4.three nautical miles ( kilometres; 4.9 miles) north[2] of the town in Tessera, a Frazione of the Comune of Venice nearest to Mestre. As a result of significance of Venice as a leisure vacation spot, it options flights to many European metropolitan areas in addition to some partly seasonal long-haul routes to the US, Canada, South Korea and the Center East. The airport dealt with 11,184,608 passengers in 2018,[4] making it the fourth-busiest airport in Italy. The airport is called after Marco Polo and serves as a base for Volotea and easyJet.[5]

One other airport situated within the Venice space, Treviso Airport, is typically unofficially labelled as Venice – Treviso and principally serves low-cost airways, primarily Ryanair and Wizz Air.


A contemporary terminal was opened in 2002, however it’s already at full capability.[6] The airport is managed by SAVE S.p.A., an organization partially owned by native authorities that additionally controls the smaller Treviso Airport, devoted primarily to low-cost carriers. The airport was named after the Venetian traveller Marco Polo.


The airport terminal has three flooring: the bottom ground for arrivals and the second ground for departures. The departure space has 70 check-in desks and has two lounges airside for purchasers. The 2 departure lounges are the “Tintoretto Lounge” for SkyTeam clients and the “Marco Polo Room” for purchasers of all different corporations. The third ground of the terminal has places of work for the working firm and airways. The departure gates space is separated for Schengen and non-Schengen flights.

Airways and locations[edit]

The next airways function common scheduled and constitution flights to and from Venice:[7]

Airways Locations
Aegean Airways Athens
Seasonal: Corfu (begins three June 2021)[8], Mykonos (begins 31 Might 2021)[9], Santorini (begins 28 Might 2021)[10]
Aer Lingus Dublin
Aeroflot Moscow–Sheremetyevo
Air Arabia Casablanca
airBaltic Seasonal: Riga (resumes 1 Might 2021)[11]
Air Canada Rouge Seasonal: Montréal–Trudeau, Toronto–Pearson
Aircompany Armenia Seasonal: Yerevan
Air Dolomiti Munich
Air Europa Madrid
Air France Paris–Charles de Gaulle
Air France Hop Lyon
Air Malta Seasonal: Malta
Air Moldova Chișinău
Air Serbia Belgrade
Air Transat Seasonal: Montréal–Trudeau, Toronto–Pearson
Albawings Tirana
Alitalia Rome–Fiumicino
Seasonal: Catania, Palermo, Saint Petersburg
American Airways Seasonal: Philadelphia
Asiana Airways Seoul–Incheon
Austrian Airways Vienna
British Airways London–Gatwick, London–Heathrow
Seasonal: London–Metropolis
Brussels Airways Brussels
Croatia Airways Seasonal: Dubrovnik
Czech Airways Prague
Delta Air Strains Seasonal: Atlanta, New York–JFK
easyJet Amsterdam, Basel/Mulhouse, Bari, Berlin–Brandenburg, Bordeaux, Bristol, Catania, Edinburgh, Geneva, Glasgow, Hamburg, Liverpool, London–Gatwick, London–Luton, Lyon, Manchester, Marrakesh, Marsa Alam, Naples, Good, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Paris–Orly, Prague, Seville, Stuttgart, Tel Aviv, Toulouse
Seasonal: Alghero, Aqaba, Bastia, Brindisi, Cagliari, Copenhagen, Corfu, Dubrovnik, Hurghada, Ibiza, Lanzarote, Lille, Kefalonia, Kos, Kraków, Menorca, Mykonos, Olbia, Palma de Mallorca, Rhodes, Santorini, Sharm El Sheikh,[12]Cut up, Thessaloniki
El Al Tel Aviv
Emirates Dubai–Worldwide
Eurowings Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf
Seasonal: Hamburg, Stuttgart
Finnair Seasonal: Helsinki
Iberia Madrid Seasonal: Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds/Bradford, Manchester
KLM Amsterdam
LOT Polish Airways Warsaw–Chopin
Lufthansa Frankfurt
Luxair Luxembourg
Norwegian Air Shuttle Seasonal: Copenhagen, Helsinki, Oslo–Gardermoen, Stockholm–Arlanda
Pegasus Airways Istanbul–Sabiha Gökçen
Qatar Airways Doha
Royal Air Maroc Casablanca
Ryanair Barcelona, Bristol, East-Midlands (begins 19 December 2020),[13]London–Stansted
Scandinavian Airways Seasonal: Copenhagen, Oslo–Gardermoen, Stockholm–Arlanda
Swiss Worldwide Air Strains Zurich
TAP Air Portugal Lisbon
Transavia Seasonal: Nantes, Paris–Orly
TUI Airways Seasonal: London–Gatwick, Manchester
Tunisair Tunis
Turkish Airways Istanbul
Ukraine Worldwide Airways Kiev–Boryspil
United Airways Seasonal: Newark
Ural Airways Moscow–Domodedovo
Volotea Athens, Bari, Bilbao, Bordeaux, Catania, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, Naples (begins 19 November 2020),[14]Palermo, Toulouse
Seasonal: Alghero, Alicante, Brindisi, Cagliari, Corfu, Dubrovnik, Hannover, Heraklion, Kalamata, Karpathos, Kefalonia, Kos, Lampedusa, Luxembourg, Málaga, Mykonos, Olbia, Palma de Mallorca, Pantelleria, Preveza/Lefkada, Rhodes, Samos, Santorini, Skiathos, Cut up, Zakynthos
Vueling Barcelona, Paris–Charles de Gaulle
Wizz Air Bacău,[15]Bucharest, Catania,[16]Chișinău, Cluj-Napoca, Iași, Kiev–Zhuliany,[17]Saint Petersburg,[18]Skopje, Timișoara, Tirana[19]

Floor transportation[edit]

The airport is related to the close by railway station of Venice Mestre and to the bus terminal of Piazzale Roma in Venice by scheduled bus companies; to a number of locations in Venice itself by the Alilaguna water shuttle (Blue, Crimson and Orange strains); and to Piazza San Marco by the categorical Gold Line or water taxi. From the airport it’s doable to achieve:

  • Venice Piazzale Roma by ATVO (provincial firm) buses[20] and by ACTV (metropolis firm) buses (route 5 aerobus);[21]
  • Venice, Lido and Murano by Alilaguna (non-public firm) motorboats;
  • Mestre, the mainland and Venice Mestre railway station, offering connections to Milan, Padua, Trieste, Verona and the remainder of Italy, by ACTV buses (route 15 and 45)[21] and ATVO buses;
  • regional locations (Treviso, Padua, seashores …) by ATVO buses and by Busitalia Sita Nord[22] buses (nationwide firm).

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 6 March 1967, a Brief Brothers SC.7 Skyvan 2–102, operated by Soc. Aeralpi, crashed whereas trying to land in dangerous climate, crashing into the lagoon. All three on board survived.[23]
  • On 14 September 1993, an Italian Air Drive Piaggio PD.808 crashed whereas trying to land in dangerous climate, killing all three on board.[24]
  • On 10 Might 2014, US Airways Flight 715, headed to Philadelphia from Venice, made an emergency touchdown at Dublin Airport in Eire after 9 flight attendants complained of nausea, dizziness and operating eyes. There have been no studies of the pilots or passengers falling ailing.[25]


Exterior hyperlinks[edit]

Media associated to Venice Marco Polo Airport at Wikimedia Commons

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