Also called "Aeroporto Nicelli", in operation since 1926
Set on the Venice Lido, just a few minutes by water taxi from St Mark’s Square, Nicelli Aerodrome is one of Europe’s most delightful city airports.
On a very different scale with respect to the international airport – Marco Polo – on the other side of the lagoon, it is nonetheless beautifully located and its terminal building is a strikingly handsome design dating to 1935.
Set between the lagoon, a medieval church and other historic buildings, the airport can be reached on foot, by bike or by boat.
According to the British BBC it ranks third amongst the 10 most beautiful airports in the world.
The grass runway, in perfect conditions, is 994 metres long (3,261 feet).
coordinates 45°25'44'' N 012°23'16'' E
Elevation / reference temperature 13 FT / 25.2 C.
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Inside the brightly-lit arrivals and departure lounge there are some exciting murals of 1930s aircraft by Futurist artist Tato (Guglielmo Sansoni).
You will enjoy the very special Art Deco bar & restaurant with its friendly staff.
During the summer months, the lovely terrace and garden with refreshing shaded areas offer the perfect setting for a relaxing break.
You can also book the premises for special events such as weddings, birthdays, parties and so forth.
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