In Italian, Ciampino Airport is called Aeroporto di Roma-Ciampino. Less well-known is the name Giovan Battista Pastine Airport. It was originally a military airport, which was opened up to civilian aviation to take the burden off the busy Leonardo da Vince airport (Fiumicino Airport) and to offer space to budget airlines and chartered flights. Ciampino is located 15 kilometres to the south-east of the centre of Rome and not far from the ring road of the capital of Italy. There is no train connection to this airport, but there are buses to the subway and train stations. The airport is easy to reach by car. There are hotels in the surrounding area, at a minimal distance of one kilometre.
The airport has a limited shopping area, where the usual articles are sold. There is no restaurant, but there are bars and coffee shops. The airport does not provide business facilities, but there is a VIP Lounge (limited opening hours). There are four information desks where you can get information about the airport. The airport has ATM machines, a bank, a money exchange office and a post office.
In the aviation industry Rome Ciampino Airport is indicated by the abbreviations Cia (IATA airport code) and LIRA (ICAO airport code).
Link to official website of Rome Ciampino Airport