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Venice Airport

Venice airport is located in Italy. This facility is particularly to the north of Venice, in Tessera. This airport was named after Marco Polo who was a Venetian traveler and it his book that introduced China and Central Asia to Europeans. It has one modern terminal building that first opened in 2002 and in 2011 there were almost 8,600,000 passengers pass through this terminal. This amount of passengers is the maximum it can handle. With regard to air traffic, this airport ranks fourth in the country. The airport handles charter and scheduled flights.

Venice airport has three floors as part of the terminal. Arrivals area is on the ground floor, while the first floor houses departures .the check-in desks that you find are 70 desks and the customers are served by two lounges airside. Sky team customers are served by ‘Tintoretto Lounge’ while customers who are from various companies are served by ‘Marco Polo Room’. The operating airlines and company occupy the third floor with their offices.

With regard to check-ins, there are different check-in desks and the one that you go to is determined by your flight. For the necessary details, look at the central light indicator that is illuminated. Alternatively, there is the screen situated in the departure hall on which such information is displayed. Information related to the counter number for check-in is shown in video two hours prior to take off. When you need help or are in doubt, there is the Save information counter situated to the right as you leave the escalator, which is situated near ticket offices in Venice airport.

When you get to the right check in counter, you need to provide an identity document, luggage, and ticket. Airmail cards are presented when checking in also. When you are provided with the board card, you must retain it because the security must see it as you board your plane. In Venice airport, the security control causes passengers to take longer times when boarding and in the check-in area. When you go to departures, you must pass through security using manual machines and x-ray. For bags and they have to be inspected and you may have to take of your shoes and some clothing. There are some materials and articles that you cannot travel with and may have to leave them in the airport because they are prohibited. This includes munitions, weapons, spray cans for personal defense, alarm devices, corrosive substances, compressed gases, and more.

Some of the airlines that are served by Venice airport include Air Berlin, Air France, Air One, Aer Lingus, Alitalia, Aeroflot, Air Arabia Maroc, Air Moldova, AirBaltic, and more.

At Venice airport, there are many facilities that you can utilize. For example there are shops from which you can purchase even clothes. There are ATM facilities that you can use when you need money. There are also a number of exchange because that will help you exchange currencies and other essential services. If you need to browse there are cyber cafés too whose internet is reliable. In addition to coffee shops, there are restaurants in which you can have delicacies of different countries.

Venice airport is served by about seven international car hire companies and it is upon you to choose the one that meets your needs. The best way to avoid inconveniences when you arrive at the airport when you want to travel to your destination in freedom and flexibility is to make the reservation in advance. This way, you are likely to get the car type that you need. It is also unwise of you to start moving from the desk on one country to another in search of a good company. All that can be done from the comfort of your home by visiting the internet.

Airport Information

Official Name:
Marco Polo
Time Zone:
GMT +1.0
Latitude (DD):
Longitude (DD):
Latitude (DMS):
45° 30’ 19" N
Longitude (DMS):
12° 21’ 7" E
Passengers (2017):
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