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55 years of the Rome-Fiumicino airport: a TWA airplane was the first to land in 1961
Rome, Italy - At that period with two runways and replacing Rome-Ciampino
"Leonardo da Vinci International Airport" of Rome-Fiumicino is a major airport in Rome, Italy. It is located in Fiumicino, 18.9 nautical miles (35.0 km; 21.7 mi) southwest of Rome's historic city centre. It covers an area of 29 square kilometres (7,200 acres) and is named after the most recognized polymath Leonardo da Vinci, who designed the first proto helicopter and a flying machine with wings in...
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