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Milan Bergamo Airport

Where is Milan Bergamo Airport?  

Bergamo is nestled in the foothills of the Italian Alps, and is famous for its enchanting medieval atmosphere. Città Alta, the upper city, has a rich heritage of art and history. Città Bassa, is Bergamo's busy and modern lower city. 

Milan Bergamo Airport (IATA: BGY, ICAO: LIME), officially Il Caravaggio International Airport or Il Caravaggio Airport, also known as Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Milan Orio al Serio Airport, Orio Serio Airport, or simply Bergamo Airport, is located 45 kilometres (28 miles) from Milan, Italy. BGY is situated in Orio al Serio, 3.7 kilometres (2.3 miles) southeast of Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy. Caravaggio, the famous Italian painter for whom the airport is officially named, was born in Milan.

Bergamo Airport is Milan's low-cost airport, and is located 45 kilometres (28 miles) from the city.

BGY is one of three airports serving Milan, along with Milan Linate Airport (LIN) and Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP).

In 2012, Bergamo Airport served 8,890,720 passengers, making it the 4th busiest airport in Italy, and the 49th busiest in Europe.

The busiest international routes from Milan Bergamo Airport, within the European Union, are Barcelona, Berlin, Bucharest, Beauvais, Brussels, Dublin, Eindhoven, Frankfurt, Ibiza, London, Madrid, Sevilla, Stockholm, Timisoara, Valencia and Weeze.

Busiest destinations outside the EU are Casablanca, Istanbul, Sharm el Sheikh, Tirana and Torp.

The busiest domestic routes from Milan Bergamo Airport are Alghero, Bari, Brindisi, Cagliari, Lamezia Terme, Palermo, Pescara, Rome and  Trapani.

Milan Bergamo Airport was named #8 on the list of the World's Worst Airports 2014 by Sleeping in Airports. Check out our blog post, Layover Ideas for the World's Worst Airports, for inspiration if you get stuck here.

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 Other Items of Interest at Milan Bergamo Airport

Services at Milan Bergamo Airport include:

  • VIP lounge
  • Left luggage
  • Church
  • Pharmacy

Additional Milan Bergamo Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 28 Dec 2014