Orio al Serio International Airport – BGY
Orio al Serio International Airport, officially known as the Il Caravaggio International Airport, is located in Orio al Serio, Italy. It is one of the busiest airports in the country and is found 2.3 miles from Bergamo, Italy. It serves the Metropolitan City of Milan, which is found about 28 miles away. This public airport is owned by the local government and is operated by SACBO. It serves as the Italian hub for Ryanair and is a focus city for DHL aviation. There are two runways and both have asphalt surfaces. Runway 1 is 9,630 feet long and Runway 2 is 2,552 feet long. In 2018, the airport handled 12.9 million passengers.
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Aside from its official name, the airport is also referred to as Milan-Bergamo Airport by several airlines. Its official name is in reference to the Baroque painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. The busiest airlines that serve Orio al Serio International Airport include Ryanair and AlbaStar. There are a number of regularly scheduled destinations to Casablanca, Cairo, Dublin, London, and more. There are a lot more seasonal scheduled flights. Cities, towns, suburbs, and villages found near the airport include Sumirago, Tradate, Opera, and Paderno Dugnano.
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There are many hotels located in the area served by the Orio al Serio International Airport. Two airport hotels found less than a mile from the airport include NH Ario al Serio and 57ResHotel Orio Al Serio – Hotel Bergamo.
Alternative airports for Orio al Serio International Airport when visiting this region are the Como Seaplane Base in Como, Italy and the Linate Airport in Milan, Italy.