Brindisi Casale Airport (BDS) Guide
- Airport Name:
- Brindisi Casale Airport
- Airport Code:
- The airport is located 3 km (2 Miles) north of Brindisi and 39 km (24 Miles) northwest of Lecce.
- 831 41 2141/3
Directions & Transportation
- Radio Taxi (Tel: 08 3159 7901) is available.
- STP, Brindisi Public Transport Buses every 90 minutes from the airport terminal and stops at many places, including hotels en route to Tribunale in via P.Togliatti, Brindisi city centre. Lecce-Brindisi Regional Transport buses depart around every three hours to Lecce. Bus Tickets can be purchased at the airport.
- Buses and taxis travel to Brindisi from the airport.
- Airport Info:
- SEAP Counter sells tickets and assists where possible.
- Lost and Found Office can be contacted at (Tel:(0)831 411 7208) and (Tel:(0)831 41 2028) Baggage trolleys are available.
- There is an ATM in the terminal.
- More Services:
- There are telephones in the terminal. Toilets are located in the terminal. First Aid is available.
- Eating & Drinking:
- Apulian Gourmet Food are open from 9am to 8pm. The Bar in the terminal is from 5am to 10.45pm. There is an automatic snack dispensing machine.
- Shops and a newsagent is located in the airport terminal.
- Disabled Facilities:
- The airport is accessible for the disabled and a wheelchair accessible toilet is located in the terminal. If you require special assistance advise the airline of your disability and needs at the time of booking. Contact the airline a day prior to travelling to confirm your requirements.
- Airlines Served:
- Ada Air, Air Dolomiti, Air Europe, Air One, Ryanair, Volare Airlines, VolareWeb.
- Airport Taxes:
- Airport departure tax is usually included in the ticket price. Enquire at the time of ticketing.
- Activities near the Airport:
- Chiesa di Santa Maria del Casale a medieval monument in Brindisi not far from the airport was built in the 13th century. The Duomo in town has survived seven earthquakes. Brindisi on the Adriatic coast offers wonderful scenery and the people are friendly.
- Other Interesting Information:
- Casale airport at Brindisi was founded before WWll. Ala Littoria was the airline who put this little airport on the world map. Brindisi is widely used as a stop-over for the Middle East and for thousands of holiday makers to and from Greece. During the 1960's the runway was lengthened and the Greek airline Olympic connects Brindisi with Corfu. In the 1980's the airport was modernized to cope with increasing passenger numbers. The annual passenger count for 2003 exceeded 700,000.