Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport (Aeroporto di Roma-Fiumicino “Leonardo da Vinci”) is the major international airport serving Rome. The airport is named after the renowned Italian polymath, Leonardo da Vinci, in recognition of his contributions to various fields, including art, science, engineering, and anatomy.
The official name was adopted to honor Leonardo da Vinci’s legacy and underline Italy’s historical and cultural significance in these fields. The airport is commonly referred to as Fiumicino Airport, given its location in the town of Fiumicino, southwest of Rome.
The Leonardo da Vinci International Airport, also known as Fiumicino (FCO), is Rome international airport and is the one more commonly used. It offers a wide selection of both domestic and international flights.
Serving tens of millions of passengers a year, it’s the busiest airport in Italy and also ranks high on the list of busiest airports in Europe. It’s a well-structured and efficient airport full of all the amenities you made need to make your passage through here as safe and comfortable as possible.
Taxi ranks are located at the exits of both Terminals 1 and 3. Follow the yellow signs for Taxi, where you will join a line outside managed by FCO staff directing you to the rank (shown below).