Corsica Airports

There 4 airports on the island including Calvi, Bastia, Figari Sud Corse and Ajaccio, each providing excellent access to the main resorts. They are small and functional operations with a limited range of facilities.

Calvi Airport

Calvi – Sainte-Catherine airport is 6 miles East of Calvi, Haute Corse. As a small provincial airport all facilities are within walking distance.

Calvi Airport has very limited facilities – there is a small café and a tabac with a very small selection of magazines, sweets and souvenirs. WCs are directly opposite from the café. There is no pharmacy or cash point or any facility for changing money and there are no duty-free shops at the airport. Please note that Calvi airport requires special pilot training and flights cannot land outside of daylight hours or in windy conditions and flights will be diverted to the larger airport at Bastia if conditions or crewing issues dictate. Check in desks open 2 hours before the flight departure time. Should you need help with anything, Corsican Places Representatives will be at the airport.

Airport Facilities

  • Tourist information desk
  • Taxis outside arrivals hall
  • Car rental services
  • Café
  • Tabac / Newstand
  • WCs

Special Assistance

Special assistance is offered at the airport with Wheelchairs and both the Departure & Arrival halls are on ground floor level.

What To Expect From The Airport

On arrival at Calvi, you will walk from the aircraft to the terminal building. There will be French passport control.

Once you have gone through passport control and collected your luggage you will then see a ‘Corsican Places’ representative who will point you in the direction of the vehicle which will be transporting you to your accommodation or to our car hire desk.

What To Expect At The Airport When Returning To The UK

All baggage dimensions and security procedures also apply when returning from Calvi to the UK. Please ensure you follow the same guidelines and place any liquid items within your hold baggage. The departures lounge has limited seating, WCs and no shopping facilities.

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Bastia Airport

Bastia - Poretta airport is 17km to the south of Bastia in the commune of Lucciana, Haute Corse.

As one of the main airports for the island, the airport has two cafés and a tabac with a good selection of magazines, sweets, books and some pharmacy items.  There are a couple of small souvenir shops that are not always open for Sunday departures and there is a cash point. The WC are downstairs and you need a coin for the concierge. There are no duty-free shops at the airport. Check in desks open 2 hours before the flight departure time.  Should you need help with anything, Corsican Places Representatives will be at the airport.

Airport Facilities

  • Tourist information desk
  • Taxis outside arrivals hall
  • Car rental services
  • Cafés
  • Tabac / Newstand
  • Souvenir shop
  • Cash Point
  • WCs (payable)

Special Assistance

Special assistance is offered at the airport with Wheelchairs and both the Departure & Arrival halls are on ground floor level.

What To Expect From The Airport

On arrival at Bastia airport, you may walk or take a bus from the aircraft to the terminal building. There will be French passport control.

Once you have gone through passport control and collected your luggage you will then see a ‘Corsican Places’ representative who will point you in the direction of the vehicle which will be transporting you to your accommodation or to our car hire desk.

What To Expect At The Airport When Returning To The UK

All baggage dimensions and security procedures also apply when returning from Bastia to the UK.  Please ensure you follow the same guidelines and place any liquid items within your hold baggage. The departures lounge has limited seating, WCs and no shopping facilities although there is a café open in July & August. 

Operating from 25th May to middle of September this charter flight, the only flight from Bristol to Corsica offers a superb BMI Regional service with excellent Sunday departure/return times: 11.00 and 17.00 respectively, and a short flight time of just two and a half hours.

 
  • A small, comfortable aircraft - just 49 seats
  • A luggage allowance of 20kgs per person
  • Snack and soft drink included
  • Complimentary pre-allocated seating
 

Ajaccio Airport

Ajaccio – Napoléon Bonaparte Airport is situated 5km east of the harbour of Corsica’s main town Ajaccio.

As the islands main airport Napoléon Bonaparte has two cafés and a tabac with a good selection of magazines, sweets, books and some pharmacy items.  There are a couple of small souvenir shops but they are not always open. There is a cash point but it can sometimes be empty on Sundays. WCs are near the entrance. There are no duty-free shops at the airport. Check in desks open 2 hours before the flight departure time. 

Airport Facilities

  • Tourist information desk
  • Taxis outside arrivals hall
  • Car rental
  • Cafés
  • Tabac
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Cash Point
  • WCs

Special Assistance

Special assistance is offered at the airport with Wheelchairs and both Departure & Arrival halls are on ground floor level.

What To Expect From The Airport

On arrival at Ajaccio, you may walk or take a bus from the aircraft to the terminal building. There will be French passport control.

As there is no ‘Corsican Places’ representative at Ajaccio airport, once you have gone through passport control and collected your luggage you should look out for the vehicle which will be transporting you to your hotel or our car hire desk.

What To Expect At The Airport When Returning To The UK

All baggage dimensions and security procedures also apply when returning from Ajaccio to the UK. Please ensure you follow the same guidelines and place any liquid items within your hold baggage. The departures lounge has limited seating, WCs and no shopping facilities although there is a café open in July & August.

 

Figari sud Corse Airport

Figari sud Corse Airport is situated 3 km to the North-West of the village of Figari, Corse du Sud.

The airport is around 25kms from Porto Vecchio and 21kms from Bonifacio. It has one café/bar with both indoor and outdoor seating, a small souvenir shop and a tabac. There are no duty-free shops at the airport. Should you need help with anything, Corsican Places Representatives will be at the airport.

As public transport is very limited in Corsica, hiring a car is accepted as the best method of getting about. We offer discounted car hire with Avis and would recommend that you pre-book your hire car as availability is limited and the rates you will pay on arrival are higher than pre-booking.

The Airport

As a provincial airport it has very limited facilities – there is a small café and a tabac with a very small selection of magazines, sweets and souvenirs. WCs are directly opposite arrivals. There is no pharmacy or cash point or any facility for changing money. There are no duty-free shops at the airport. Check in desks open 2 hours before the flight departure time.  Should you need help with anything, Corsican Places Representatives will be at the airport.

Airport Facilities

  • Limited Taxis outside arrivals hall
  • Car rental services (outside terminal building)
  • Café
  • Tabac / Newstand
  • WCs

Special Assistance

Special assistance is offered at the airport with Wheelchairs and both the Departure & Arrival halls are on ground floor level.

What To Expect From The Airport

On arrival at Figari, you may walk from the aircraft to the terminal building. There will be French passport control.

Once you have gone through passport control and collected your luggage you will then see a ‘Corsican Places’ representative who will point you in the direction of the vehicle which will be transporting you to your accommodation or to our car hire desk.

What To Expect At The Airport When Returning To The UK

All baggage dimensions and security procedures also apply when returning from Figari to the UK. Please ensure you follow the same guidelines and place any liquid items within your hold baggage. The departures lounge has limited seating, WCs and no shopping facilities.

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