Rome Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport (FCO)
Italy’s largest airport served more than 36 million passengers in 2010. Located in Fiumicino, approximately 20 miles from Rome’s historic center, this bustling airport is a hub for Alitalia. Opened in 1961, it was named after famous artist Leonardo da Vinci, who also designed the first helicopter prototype. Those on long layovers can peruse the endless fashion retailers inside the airport.