The Ciampino Airport in Rome is also known as the Giovan Battista Pastine Airport. It is a joint military, commercial and civilian airport. It is located in the southeast of the central part of Rome. The airport was opened in the year of 1916. It is the one of the first airports in the country. In the year of 1960, this airport was main airport of Rome and the amount of traffic was over two million each year. The airport is a very bust and a very rapidly growing one with a number of low cost air services. In the year of 2007, the amount of passenger traffic in this airport was 5,402,000. There was an increase of 9.24% of passenger traffic from the previous year. When compared to the passenger traffic of the year 2005, 2006 saw an increase of 16.75%. the government of Italy is going for a new airport in order to handle the bust traffic. The traffic of passengers in the year 2008 was around 4,788,931. However, the traffic decreased by 11.315 from the traffic of the previous year.
The transport facilities from this airport are explained below:
- Buses are operated by the CRTAL/Schiaffini from the terminal building exterior to the metro station of Anagnina
- There are regular services of buses which would take you to the local stations of trains in Ciampino. Trains to the Roma Termini could be taken from these stations.
- Direct services of buses from operators like BusShuttle, Schiaffini and Terravision can be availed by you to reach the Roman Termini. It takes about forty minutes to reach the station.
- There are no problems regarding the availability of rental cars and taxi at this airport.
The airport is located around twenty kilometers from the center of the city of Rome. There are a lot of train routes from the Tiburtiba Station and the Stazione Termini which gets the main Italian cities connected and gets the rest of the European cities connected ass well. Two of the quickest trains that are available are the Intercity trains and the Eurostar trains.