Brindisi Airport also known by the names of Papola Casale Airport or Aeroporto del Salento is located in Southern Italy. It is so called because it is located three kilometers north of the beautiful and picturesque Italian seaport town of Papola Casole. This is a hotspot for tourist attractions and it handles most of the passengers coming to Apulia in southern Italy. This is a part of the Aeroporti di Puglia. The other three airports belonging to Aeroporti di Puglia are Foggia, Taranto and Bari.Shops
The entire airport has a lot of public utility centers, shops, restaurants, bars and cafes. There are also vending machines available that can provide you with cool and warm drinks or even snacks. There is no paucity of places to grab a quick bite if you are hungry. That is quite understandable as the airport has to handle lots of tourists and other passengers daily.Local transportation
It is convenient for people to travel to the seaport town of Papola Casole, which is the main hub of tourist attractions in this region, as it is only three kilometers from the Brindisi Airport. The airport is just beside Brindisi and located along the SS16/SS379 route. Clear indications mark the route to the city so that people coming here for the first time do not face any problem. You should follow the SS613 route in case you want to go to Lecce; it is a 45 kilometer route that does not normally take more than 45 minutes.
A local bus can take you to the city center at Brindisi, the greatest convenience being that they are arranged in connection with the arrival and departure times of flights at the Brindisi Airport. The ticket costs 3 Euros. There is local bus service to Lecce as well and even that journey from the airport to Leece will take you 45 minutes. You can also get a taxi outside the arrivals hall but you should be careful and check the meter or make a clear agreement with the driver in advance. You can call +39(0)831 597901 if you are in need of taxi service. In front of the arrivals hall, you will come across plenty of rental car companies as well. Some of the most prominent ones are Maggiore, Sixt , Europcar, Hertz and Avis. You can take the assistance of EasyTera as it provides listings and compares the quotations of several rental car companies.Parking
In front of the terminal, you will find several spots for short and long term parking. The parking costs depend on the duration- the prices are: up to 2 hours €1.80, up to 8 hours €4.70, up to 24 hours €10.00, then up to the third day €10.00 per day, from the fourth to the seventh day €8.00 per day and then €4.80 per day.Airlines
Airlines to several important cities around the world depart from the Brindisi airport, Italy. Air Berlin to Munich, Venice-Marco Polo Air one, Paris-Orly EasyJet and Milan-Linate Meridiana Fly are some popular examples.Terminal
The terminal of the Brindisi airport is beautiful with the necessary infrastructure for every important purpose. The airport has ample number of bars, restaurants, shops and cafes. For any information on arrivals and departures, you can go to the information center in front of the arrivals area or contact them at +39(0)80 5800200 in case of any trouble. There are neatly constructed wheelchair ramps and restrooms for the disabled. There are no hotels inside the airport but you can plenty of hotels within a short distance. The contact number of Brindisi Airport is +39(0)831 416511 or you can even get in touch through fax at +39(0)831 416516.