PMO Airport


Palermo Falcone Borsellino Airport is located about 35 km west of the city of Palermo, in the municipality of Cinisi in the Punta Raisi area. The name of the airport is in honor of the two Palermo magistrates, Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino, killed by the mafia in 1992, together with the men from their stocks.
Palermo Airport
Palermo Airport. Photo: Copyright © / Kuznetsov Alexey / Shutterstock
Palermo Airport is spread over three floors and has two runways. During 2019, various modernization works were completed, such as the first phase of seismic adaptation and restructuring of the passenger Terminal, LED lighting systems with lower environmental impact, roofing with photovoltaic system (parking area of the business center and technological center ) to produce electricity using the energy radiated by the sun and a restyling of the airport.
Palermo Airport
Control Tower, Palermo Airport. Copyright © / depaz / Shutterstock
Palermo Airport
Interior of Palermo Airport. Copyright © / Francesco Paggiaro / Shutterstock
Palermo Airport, which came into operation in 1960, is managed by the management company Gesap S.p.A. established in 1985 and committed to organizing the systems and infrastructure for a better service to passengers, protecting the airport's safety, environment and sustainability.

Management company: GES.A.P. S.p.A.
Address: Falcone Borsellino Airport - 90045 Punta Raisi, Cinisi (Palermo) - Italy
Telephone no.: +39 091-7020273

Country code: IT
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Transportation to/from the airport
The train station (Trenitalia) is located in the basement of the airport terminal. The service between the airport and Palermo is active every day. 
At the airport, the bus stops are located at the exit of the Terminal, on the ground floor Arrivals Hall. Bus connections are managed by different companies for the following destinations: Palermo (in about 50 minutes), Trapani (in about 1h 10'), Trapani Airport (in about 1h), Agrigento (in about 2h 40'), Porto Empedocle (in about 3h), Sciacca (in about 1h 50'), Menfi (in about 1h 20'), Ribera (in about 2h 20'), Marsala (in about 1h 30' / 2h), Mazara del Vallo (in about 1h 30'), Catania, Messina, Enna, San Vito Lo Capo and Castellamare del Golfo.
The Taxi service is active at the exit of the Arrivals Area of the airport and in conjunction with the flight arrival time.
  • From Palermo: take the A29 motorway towards Mazara del Vallo, following the signs for the Falcone Borsellino Airport exit.
  • From Trapani: take the A29 motorway towards Palermo, following the signs for the Falcone Borsellino Airport exit.
  • From Agrigento: take the SS115 to Sciacca and continue on the A29 motorway towards Palermo, following the signs for the Falcone Borsellino Airport exit.
Car hire
The stations of the car rental companies at the airport in Palermo are located in the "Rent a Car" area, at the exit of the Terminal in the Arrivals Area. The main car rental companies at the airport include: Avis Budget Group, Europcar, Goldcar, Hertz, Locauto, Leasys, Maggiore, Sicily by Car and Sixt.
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Parking in Palermo airport
At Palermo Airport there are several airport parking lots. The official car parks of Palermo Airport are the P3 (long stop), il P2 (a few steps from the Terminal), il Car Valet (covered, checked 24 hours) e il P1 (near the business center).
It's better to book an airport parking in advance online. On the ParkVia website you can buy both the official parking of Palermo Airport and other low cost car parks, on the MyParking and Looking4Parking websites you can compare prices and buy low cost parking near Palermo Airport with shuttle service.
Car hire at Palermo airport
Landed in Palermo Airport you can rent a car at the airport. You can book in advance directly on the websites of the companies that offer this service, so you can take advantage of the best offers. Among the most renowned international car rental companies that also operate at Palermo Airport are: EuropcarSixt, Avis and Budget. 
Private transfer with driver to/from Palermo Airport
For a private transfer with driver to/from Palermo Airport you can choose from several Private Transfer that offer a service to/from the center of Palermo or directly to the hotel.
Find a hotel near Palermo airport
To stay as close as possible to Palermo Airport, is possible to choose hotels closest to the airport such as the Magaggiari Hotel Resort (4 stars 2,3 km from the airport), the Florio Park Hotel (4 stars 3,2 km from the airport) or the Palm Beach Hotel (3 stars 3,7 km from the airport).
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