The only airport on the island of Sicily in Italy, Catania Airport Italy (CTA) originally opened to passenger flights in 1924, making it the country’s first ever airport. Although Italy now has a good number of other airports, Catania Airport Italy (CTA) still rates number three in the entire airport, conceding only to the airports in Rome and Milan. Sicily can be rather difficult to explore by public transport, but this shouldn’t pose a problem as there are several leading and companies providing car hire at Catania Airport Italy (CTA).
Upon arriving at the two story terminal of Catania Airport Italy (CTA), passengers will instantly notice the terminal’s modern feel. Updated in the middle of 2007, there are now plenty of facilities for passengers and a high level of security is provided by SAC SECURITY.
It is best to arrive at the airport with plenty of time to spare before departing. Any spare waiting time after checking in can be spent exploring the airport’s facilities and services such as car rental. Shopping is always a good way to kill a little time, and there are plenty of high street shops and duty free shops to look around, which are also good place s to pick up souvenirs and gifts. Relax at the bar with a drink or enjoy a cup of coffee at the airport’s café.
There are a few ways to get out of the airport. If time is no issue, you can take shuttle bus service to Catania or one of the other nearby towns and cities. Taxis are also available for hire outside the airport. However, by far the best way to explore all that Sicily has to offer is with car hire at Catania Airport Italy (CTA), which is available from one of the companies situated inside the terminal.