Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport

About 8 kilometres from the city centre, Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport (BRI) is also known as Palese Airport (BRI) due to its proximity to a nearby neighborhood called Palese. It is named after Pope John Paul II who was born Karol Wojtyla.

Bari International Airport-Karol Wojtyla serves over 1 million passengers every year. In 2015, it served a record 3.9 passengers, which is by far the highest it has ever welcomed. 

Quick Information about Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport

The following table is an overview of SUB Airport indicated below:

AirportBari International Airport-Karol Wojtyla
Airport TypePublic-Civil-Military
OperatorAeroporti di Puglia
Built In (Year)1930s
ServesBari, Italy
Hubs forRyanair
Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport CodeBRI
Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport TerminalsSingle terminal
BRI Airport Runway1
BRI Airport Coordinates41°08′19.88″N 16°45′38.14″E
Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport AddressViale Enzo Ferrari, 70128 Bari BA, Italy
Contact Number39 080 580 0200
Elevation187 ft / 57 m

Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport Code

Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport code is BRI. This airport has got its IATA code from the city of Bari in Italy where it is primarily based. Its elevation above sea level is 57 meters. 


Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport Map

The Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport location map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport (BRI) Runways

Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport (BRI) features a single runway: 

07-259,252 ft148 ftAsphaltYes
12-30512 ft164 ftAsphaltNo

It handles 21,519 aircraft movements every year along with 2,514 tonnes of cargo.

Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport Terminals

Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport (BRI) is serviced by a single terminal that has undergone many renovations from the time it was first put into operation. Since it was a military airfield, its complex served as a passenger terminal for a very long time. In 1981, it was upgraded to a cargo terminal but the authority, somehow, ended up using it as a passenger terminal. 

Nearest Airports to Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport

Some of the closest airports to BRI Airport are:

  • Brindisi – Salento Airport 126 km 
  • Dubrovnik Airport 235 km
  • Naples International Airport 249 km
  • Tivat Airport 288 km 

Airlines Operating from Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport

The following airlines operate from Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport:

  • Aegean Airlines 
  • Air Cairo
  • Air Dolomiti 
  • Air France
  • Albawings
  • Alitalia 
  • Austrian Airlines 
  • Blue Air
  • British Airways 
  • Brussels Airlines 
  • easyJet
  • EGO Airways 
  • Eurowings
  • Iberia Express
  • Lufthansa

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