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Airports in Corsica

Corsica is the fourth largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. It is located west of Italy, southeast of France, and north of the island of Sardinia. Corsica`s pleasant climate, beautiful mountains and breathtaking coastlines makes it a popular destination for many people around the world. As has been said, Corsica is an island, so obviously your arrival options are either by a ferry or via airport.

Corsica Airports

There are four airports on Corsica. Ajaccio, the Campo dell Oro Airport is the biggest followed by Poretta Airport, in Bastia. Calvi and Figari are two minor airports. Considering the islands overall size, 4 airports keeps it well connected to the European mainland for tourists.

Ajaccio airport

The largest airport in Corsica. Official name is Aéroport de Ajaccio Campo Dell'Oro (AJA). The airport is about 15 minutes from the city center away. The airport in Ajaccio has 400 parking lots. There are 10 to 15 permanent stationed taxis available. A shuttle (bus) will go every 50 minutes to the city center.

Many major rental car companies, like Budget, Hertz and Eurocar operate at Ajaccio Airport. The largest Airline that frequently arrives in Ajaccio is Air France.

Bastia Airport

The second largest airport in Corsica. Official name is Aéroport de Bastia-Poretta (BIA). The airport is about 20 km (12 miles) south of Bastia located. The airport in Basta has 450 parking lots. There are several taxis operating at the airport. There is also a bus shuttle available which takes about 30 minutes to get to town.

Several major rental car companies, like Budget, Hertz and Sixt are operating at Bastia Airport. The only major airline that flies into Bastia is Air France.

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