news - AEROPORTI DI ROMA
Fiumicino, November 6, 2015 – Aeroporti di Roma wishes to inform that, starting next weekend,work will begin on the construction of de-icing pads, i.e., facilities next to the taxiways of runway no. 1 (called 16R/34L) of Leonardo da Vinci airport in Fiumicino, designed to allow de-icing operations on aircrafts prior to take-off in case of snow. Closeness to the runway will ensure higher efficiency of de-icing procedures and will allow aircrafts to enter the take-off runway immediately after de-icing, ensuring compliance with Holdover Time guidelines.
Works will last from Friday, November 6 at 11 pm until Monday, November 9 at 6 am, and will continue over the next two weekends. During this period, no flight cancellations are expected, but due to service disruption, passengers may experience short delays in incoming flights at peakhours up to 30 minutes. Passengers will be properly informed of any possible delay.
Aeroporti di Roma, a Company of Atlantia Group, manages and develops Fiumicino and Ciampino airports in Rome,and runs other related and complementary airport management activities. With four passenger terminals, Fiumicino handles business and leisure flights on domestic, international and intercontinental routes, while Ciampino is mainly used by low cost airlines, express couriers and General Aviation operations. In 2014 ADR airport system reported almost 44 million passengers with more than 230 destinations worldwide reached from Rome, thanks to more than 100 airlines operating in the two airports.
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