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Gal Galilei Airport in Florence, Italy, Airport Code
Longitude:10° 24' 0" E Latitude:43° 41' 0" N
ADDRESS Pisa International Airport Galileo Galilei,
Società Aeroporto Toscano SPA,
Number of Terminals: 1
Telephone: (0)50 849 111
Fax: (0)50 849 216
Time Zone: GMT+ 1 (GMT+ 2 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October)
Location: The airport is located 1.5km (1 mile) north of Pisa
DRIVING DIRECTIONS The airport is within easy reach of Pisa, Genoa, Leghorn and Florence on the A12 motorway and the Livorno-Pisa-Florence dual carriageway, with airport access at the Pisa Centro exit, or the A11 motorway through Pisa Nord to link with the A12 for the Pisa Centro exit.
CAR PARKING There are both short- and long-term car parks at the airport, with space for 1,200 vehicles. Short-term parking, for up to one hour, is available outside the Departures area. Long-term parking is available in the multi-storey car park next to the railway terminal on the Departures side. Parking is free of charge for the first 30 minutes.
CAR HIRE Auto Europa, Avis, Sixt, Easy Car, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty, Liberty Rent International and Maggiore/National all have desks in the Arrivals area. Chauffeur-driven cars are offered by Europcar, Liberty Rent International and Sixt.
PUBLIC TRANSPORT Rail: The railway station is next to the terminal and can be accessed via a covered walkway. Services run to Lucca via Pisa Centrale. There are also trains to Florence (Firenze SMN) via Pisa Centrale, Pontedera and Empoli; a service also operates to Florence via Montecatini and Pistoia. Road: Taxi: CO.TA.PI (Pisa taxi cooperative) and Radio Taxi (tel: (0)50 541 600) run a 24-hour taxi service from the airport. CO.TA.PI also offers a collective taxi, which runs to the Pisa Centrale railway station and Ospedale Santa Chiara (for the leaning tower of Pisa), for a flat rate fare. Bus: Bus no.3 makes several stops in the city centre. The service leaves from just outside the Arrivals hall and from the Cassa Parcheggi outside the Departures hall; it can be recognised by a green canopy bearing the words ‘City Bus’.
INFORMATION AND HELP DESKS There is an airport information desk in the Arrivals hall (tel: (0)50 849 300), which can provide information on flights as well as tourist information; rail and bus tickets can also be bought here. The tourist information desk is located just outside the Arrivals hall (tel: (0)50 503 700).
AIRPORT FACILITIES Money and communications: There is a bank with an ATM and currency exchange machine and a post office. Eating and drinking: There is a bar on the ground floor. On the first floor, there are two restaurants, one of which is self-service. Shopping: The shopping area, La Corte, can be accessed from both floors. There is a tax-free shop in Departures and a tax-refund facility is available. Luggage: A left-luggage service is available at the information office. A porter service is available. Other facilities: These include a first aid station and an Air Health Office, with a surgery with vaccinations available. There is also a children’s play area.
CONFERENCE AND BUSINESS FACILITIES The Galilei Business Centre (tel: (0)50 849 200; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) has one meeting room which can hold up to 50 people and two smaller rooms which can accommodate up to 10 people. The Etruria Hall has audiovisual equipment, including an overhead projector, microphone, slide projector and screen. There is also a VIP lounge.
DISABLED FACILITIES The airport is equipped with disabled toilets and lifts; there are ramps inside and outside the terminal. TDDs are provided for the hearing impaired. Reserved parking is available in the short-term and multi-storey car parks. Disabled travellers should inform their airline of any special assistance required prior to travel.
AIRPORT HOTELS The nearest hotels are the Jolly Hotel Cavalieri (tel: (0)50 43290) and Hotel D’Azeglio (tel: (0)50 500 310); they are situated in the centre of Pisa, 1.5km (1 mile) from the airport.