Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport (GOA)
Also known as the Cristoforo Colombo Airport, Genoa Airport (GOA) juts out into the Gulf of Genoa on reclaimed marine land, and is situated just 6 km / 4 miles to the north-west of Genoa proper. The airport itself is now the gateway to Italy's north-western Liguria region and is also close to Arenzano, Pegli, Rapallo, Savona, Varazze and Voltri.
Genoa Airport is served by over ten well-known international and domestic airlines, including both Air France and Alitalia, over one million passengers per year, linking principal destinations around Europe and providing convenient stopovers. Ryanair is a notable airline operating at Cristoforo Colombo Airport, and provides services connecting to both Frankfurt and London.
Getting to central Genoa is straightforward, with excellent public transport options in the form of several airport bus services and a nearby train service, as well as a fleet of inexpensive taxis. The main A10 motorway provides fast access to the city from Genoa Airport, with an overall journey time of no more than ten minutes.
About Genoa Tourism
Genoa is a major city it northern Italy's Liguria region and offers a hodgepodge of amazing architectural heritage and mazes of side streets to explore. Surrounded by some of the most delectable countryside in the whole of Italy, Genoa's streets radiate out from the core. Seemingly without design, these streets contain a staggering amount of art and history, with the awesome 12th-century Cattedrale di San Lorenzo and a whole host of elegant palaces being amongst the highlights. Also within this tangle of intrigue are numerous inviting cafés, restaurants and bars, particularly around the Piazza de Ferrari, the Piazza Giacomo Matteotti, and the Piazza San Lorenzo.
Many visitors travel to Genoa for the coastline alone, which stretches for some 30 km / 19 miles. Cristoforo Colombo Airport (GOA) itself is located right next to the seafront, meaning that you can expect stunning views of the shore and Ligurian Sea on take off and landing.
Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport (GOA):|
|Address: Cristoforo Colombo, I-16154 Sestri Ponente, Genoa, Italy|
|Airport Code: GOA
Tel: +39 010 601 5461
Fax: +39 010 601 5487