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PALERMO BOCCADIFALCO AIRPORT LICP - PERMISSION FOR LANDING AND PARKING
The sports and touristic airport of Palermo Boccadifalco  is located in the SW boundary of Palermo, just below Monte Cuccio, the higher mountain (3500ft) at WSW of the city. A competent management of the airport insures the better possible safety measures. The Palermo Aeroclub, one of the most ancient in Italy, is situated within the airport precints; it has a big hangar, classrooms and administrative offices. The Aeroclub preserves aviation traditions and cultures.
The airport is close to Palermo Town, you can reach the center of city by taxy at very cheap cost.

If you have planned to land in Palermo Boccadifalco Airport, please note PRIOR PERMISSION IS REQUIRED. Please fill this PPR form and send back 24 hours in advance to Questo indirizzo e-mail è protetto dallo spam bot. Abilita Javascript per vederlo. . For further info call +39 3497615818.

The Palermo Boccadifalco Airport has an asphalted runway long 4200ft, surface is 360ft high on MSL;  it is situated below Mount Cuccio (3.500ft), located at West – South West of the airfield.

The runway is orientated 17/35; due to a slight northward slope (-2.19%), it is preferable to land at runway 17.

On approaching Boccadifalco airport, the following route is suggested:

- Entrance gate: Brancaccio, South-East of Palermo between the city and Mount Grifone;
- The metropolitan area between the Palermo Circular Road and the sea on the E and NE side of the city, is prohibited below 2500 ft;
- West heading towards Monreale, keeping the mountains on your left and the Palermo circular road (visible from the height) on your right;
- When close to the South-East airfield border, turn right to the left downwind leg 17;
- Round 45 seconds after crossing the runway 17 threshold marking, turn base leg;
- Turn final leg, paying attention to obstacles higher than 50 ft from surface;
- Remember that Aerodrome Elevation is 345 ft;

PLEASE READ FOLLOWING DOCUMENT:

MAP:  ARRIVING AND LEAVING IN LICP BY EAST
NOTAM:  LICP NOTAM C0367/17
AIP:  LICP AERODROME AIP CHART
AIP:  LICP AERODROME AIP PROCEDURE
PPR FORM: REQUEST FOR LANDING

Important: Palermo Boccadifalco Airport LICP is close to Palermo Puntaraisi International Airport LICJ, located at west of Boccadifalco Airport. The approach of commercial aircraft going to LICJ is very close to Palermo Town, so we warmly recommend you to keep attention when leave Boccadifalco airport north-bound or west-bound. Ask info to Aeroclub Pilots and read AIP procedure and aerodrome chart.

Please note all data and information you find in this website are only for your convenience. The responsability for flight conduct, landing, taking-off and other manouvers are at pilot discretion.

RADIO COMMUNICATIONS

There is not AFIS on Palermo Boccadifalco Airport, the closest Air Traffic Provider to contact is PALERMO APP 120.20. According to NOTAM C0367/17, when airport is in sight, pilots are advised to inform other traffic through broadcast call on the Aero Club frequency 122.60.

The AEROCLUB PALERMO HISTORY

The Palermo Aeroclub “Beppe Albanese” is a Sicilian sports association, that has federated with the Aero Club d’Italia. It aims at encouraging flying activities, interesting young people in the aviation world and training them at the flying school, with the view to help people in highly qualified, lucrative and sought-after professions. Moreover, the Aeroclub plans for helping people discover the beauties of air navigation and the emotions that may be derived from flying.

The Aeroclub promotes air competitions among its associates. Over the last 60 years the Aeroclub has organized the International Air Race “Giro di Sicilia”, a renowned aeronautical competition attended by pilots from different European countries. Higly appreciated acrobatic numbers that take the audience’s breath away are performed on the occasion of this Air Race.

The  Aeroclub stands within the precints of the Palermo military airport. Once you enter, after having shown your credentials and autorizations, you experience a green and quiet oasis, which is interrupted by the familiar sound of the aircrafts engines.