Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE)
History, Facts and Overview
Venice is home to one of Italy's most famous airports, the Aeroporto di Venezia Marco Polo (VCE), which is actually named after the city's famous explorer, Marco Polo (1254-1325). Dating back to 1960, the airport was constructed following a major landfill project, which reclaimed a substantial 25 percent of land from the lagoon.
A range of services and amenities await passengers passing through Venice Marco Polo Airport. In general, the terminal is split into four main areas, with arrivals located on the lowest floor, check-in and departures on the next level, and a mixture of offices and VIP lounges on the top floor.
Noteworthy onsite facilities include Travelex and Banca Antonveneta branches, Cassa di Risparmio di Venezia cashpoints, family areas, Elite Duty Free stores, wine bars and eateries, such as both the Italian espresso bar and Cafe Marco Polo.