Located on the south side of the island of Corsica, Figari Sud-Corse Airport has a capacity to handle 550,000 passengers a year. For Corsica, this is an important transportation hub for the tourists that flock to the island, especially during the peak summer season.
The airport services regular and charter services, providing links to numerous French and Continental European destinations. Main destinations include Paris, Strasbourg, Marseille, Nice and London Gatwick and Manchester.
The majority of the airlines that operate out of the airport are charter or low-cost airlines including: Air France, Air Mediterrane, Blue Line, Britair, British Midland, CCM Airlines, European Air Charter, Farnair, Flybaboo, Girjet, JET2.com, Monarch, Pan Europeenne Air Service, Rgional, Skywork and Thomsonfly.
The single terminal airport offers a moderate range of facilities for travellers. There is a bar, souvenir shop, newsagent and restaurant serving traditional Corsican food. There is an information desk to help travellers with questions, which is open from the first to last flight, daily.
There are limited public transportation options from Figari Sud-Corse Airport. Buses and taxis provide transportation to destinations within Corsica, while some visitors prefer to arrange a pick up through their hotel or resort.
The most convenient means of getting to and from Figari Sud-Corse Airport is by hire car. Numerous car hire companies have counters at the airport and there is a public car park which can accommodate up to 200 vehicles. A hire car will let you get the most out of your stay, with discount bookings available online.