FIGARI SOUTH CORSICA AIRPORT (FSC) INFORMATION
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Figari South Corsica AirportAeroport de Figari Sud Corse, 20114 Figari Corse, La France
Facts and History about Figari South Corsica Airport
Figari – Sud Corse Airport is located in the most southern part of Corsica, a French island located in the Mediterranean Sea. The Airport is also known under its French name, Aéroport de Figari-Sud Corse, its English name, Figari South Corsican Airport, and simply Figari Airport.
The airport’s IATA code is FSC and the ICAO code is LFKF.
It is a public airport that is operated by CCI d’Ajaccio et de la Corse du Sud and it serves the area of Porto-Vecchio.
It sits in the municipality of Figari, hence its name with the coastal town of Porto-Vecchio located approximately 22 km/13.7 mi northeast of the airport. The town of Bonifacio that is located on the most southern tip of Corsica is located almost the same distance south of the airport.
The island’s capital city, and also the capital of the French region that Corsica makes up, is Ajaccio, also known for being the birth town of Napoleon Bonaparte.
Corsica is the fourth largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and it is located just west of the northern part of the Italian peninsula and southeast of the French mainland. The Italian island of Sardinia is located just south of the island.
Figari Airport is Corsica's third largest airport and it served 756,454 passengers in the year 2018, a number that was surpassed in 2021. Most of the airport's annual passenger count comes through domestic flights with around 15-18% of the passengers coming through it on international flights.
Airlines that frequent the airport include Air Corsica, Air France, Air France Hop, British Airways, EasyJet, Edelweiss Air, Luxair, Ryanair, Swiss International Air Lines, Transavia, and Volotea, but only Air Corsica flies all year round. The rest of the airlines offer seasonal flights only. Domestic destinations available all year round are Marseille, Nice, and Paris-Orly, with more domestic destinations such as Charleroi, Lyon, Toulon, Toulouse and Bordeaux available as seasonal destinations. International destinations are available through seasonal flights only with destinations including London-Heathrow, Zurich, Luxembourg, and more.
Figari – Sud Corse Airport opened in 1975 and it has one single runway with an asphalt surface. The runway is 2,480 m/8,136 ft long. It has one single terminal building with 7 check-in desks and 3 boarding gates. The airport’s baggage claim area is located in its public area.
Transfers at Figari – Sud Corse Airport
Rental Cars – Rental car companies that are available at the airport include AVIS, Europcar, Hertz, and National Citer. It is recommended to book your desired vehicle before arrival at the airport as they might not be open when the flight arrives, or they might not have any vehicles available without an advanced booking. Check with your chosen vendor directly for more information. See and compare all rental car companies at Figari – Sud Corse Airport.
Airport Shuttle Buses – An airport shuttle bus connects the airport with Porto-Vecchio bus station that is located just north of the yacht harbor. Timetables change monthly and there are fewer departures during the low season in the winter than during the high season in the summer. The fare is 4€ one way and the journey time is approximately 30 minutes. More information about buses to and from Figari – Sud Corse Airport.
It is possible to travel to other destinations on the island from the bus station, but because the timetables change often and departures are few, the transfer times might not match up for direct transfers.
For visitors that want to go to the beach from the city there are also bus routes to a couple of the beaches outside of the city.
Taxis – Taxis are available outside the arrivals area and no pre-booking is necessary, although possible. The journey time to Porto-Vecchio from the airport is approximately 30 minutes and it will cost around 65€. The journey time to Bonifacio is around 25 minutes and will cost a few € less. See more information about taxis at Figari – Sud Corse Airport.
Hotel Shuttles – Some of the area’s hotels offer their guests the service of transfer between the accommodation and the airport. These are booked through the hotel directly and are sometimes free of charge and sometimes at an additional cost.
Private Transfers – Private transfers are requested in advance by the traveler or their representative directly to the company offering the service.
Trains on the Island of Corsica
Corsica does have a railway network, but it doesn’t reach all areas of the island. The network has two lines, one goes from Ajaccio in the southwest to Bastia in the northeast, and the other goes from Calvi in the northwest to Ponte Leccia in the central north area. The two lines connect in Ponte Leccia. There are stops in several locations along the two lines. The railway is metric and a ride can be quite jumpy, but the journey offers views of the mountains and plains, as well as of the Mediterranean Sea. More information about train services near Figari – Sud Corse Airport.
Traveling to or from Corsica by Ferry
Corsica has several ports that are connected to a number of ports in off-island locations, but it does not offer any inter-island ferries. It is possible to travel between the island and Marseille, Nice and Toulon on the French mainland, as well as between the island and a few destinations on the Italian peninsula. The Italian islands of Elba and Sardinia can also be reached from ports on Corsica. More information about ferry services to and from various ports in and around Southern Corsica in France.
Schedules and routes change month by month so make a point of being up-to-date with what is available for when you are looking to travel. Some ferry routes take vehicles while others do not.
Smoking at Figari – Sud Corse Airport
Smoking is not permitted inside the airport’s terminal building. There might be dedicated smoking areas outside.
WiFi at Figari – Sud Corse Airport
The airport offers WiFi access free of charge in the terminal.
Airport Hotels at Figari – Sud Corse Airport
There is no airport hotel available at the airport. The closest hotels can be found at a distance of a 25 minute drive from the airport.
Airport Lounges at Figari – Sud Corse Airport
Figari Airport does not have a lounge.
ATMs at Figari – Sud Corse Airport
There are ATMs/cash machines available within the airport’s terminal building.
Currency Exchange Services at Figari – Sud Corse Airport
There is no currency exchange service available at the airport.
Luggage Storage and Lockers at Figari – Sud Corse Airport
The airport does not have any luggage storage available, nor are there any lockers available.
Information Desk at Figari – Sud Corse Airport FSC Airport
Figari Airport’s Information Desk is located in the center of its airport terminal. It is open during all scheduled flights. The agents at the Information Desk will answer questions about flight schedules, transfers, airport services, attractions available in the area.
Rest Zones and Sleeping at Figari – Sud Corse Airport
The airport does not offer any dedicated areas for resting while waiting for flights to depart. It does not have options for sleeping at the airport overnight.
Airport Opening Hours at Figari – Sud Corse Airport
The opening hours at the airport vary from season to season, and even month to month, depending on the scheduled flights at the time of the year. It opens in time for the first flight and closes after the last flight.
Food and Beverages at Figari – Sud Corse Airport FSC Airport
A snack bar can be found in the terminal building of the airport. It serves alcoholic as well as non-alcoholic beverages and snacks.
Shopping at Figari – Sud Corse Airport
Establishments selling newspapers, tobacco, regional specialties and souvenirs are available in the terminal.
Parking at Figari – Sud Corse Airport
There are 200 unattended paid parking lots at the airport, the first 15 minutes are free of charge and the daily maximum is 3-4€. There are also 50 guarded paid parking lots available, provided by one of the car rental companies located at the airport. See more information about short and long term parking at Figari – Sud Corse Airport.
Closest International Airport to Figari – Sud Corse Airport
The closest international airport to FSC Airport is Ajaccio Napoleon Bonaparte Airport (AJA) located approximately121 km/75 mi away.
Figari – Sud Corse Airport Contacts
Address: Aeroport de Figari Sud Corse, 20114 Figari Corse, La France
General Phone: +33 (0)4 95 71 10 10
Lost and Found Phone: +33 (0)4 95 71 10 10
Official Website: http://www.2a.cci.fr/figari-south-corsica-airport.html
Drive on: Right
Plug: C, E
Currency: Euro, €
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