Located near the highway 336 the Malpensa Airport is located between the towns of Somma Lombardo, Lonate Pozzolo and Oleggio, about 48 km north-west from Milan. On November 21, 1948 the airport was officially opened to civilian traffic.
The Malpensa Airport to allow international flights to be the first Italian hub for passenger traffic as well as the
the first Italian air transport of goods yard.
By car you can arrive at Malpensa Airport along the A8 motorway and exit at Busto Arsizio, where you take the Malpensa directly SS336 highway that leads directly to Terminal 2 and 1, or from the Turin-Milan using the A4 junction Boffalora Ticino and go directly to the main road of highway 336 that leads directly to Malpensa Terminal 1 and 2.
As for international flights has been set up at Terminal 1 of Malpensa airport a special area for U.S. flights and Israel.
In order to facilitate and enable the development of security procedures for screening passengers and hand
luggage, you should present to the Malpensa airport sufficiently in advance of the set time of departure. Also taking into account the reasons for the management of security authorities have provided, the response of the identity of the passenger with a boarding pass after checking the documents.
Overall, the airport surface occupies about 10 square kilometers. For the landing and takeoff of aircraft at
Malpensa Airport are two parallel runways, both long 3 920 meters wide and 60, oriented at 349 ° or 169 °, depending on the direction of use, 17L, 35L and 35R have ILS and all have the PAPI system. Generally the service operations are used the two tracks oriented at 349 °, alternately for departures and arrivals, while the heads 17 are active only in the case of particularly unfavorable wind conditions or when there are no aircraft landing.
Taxi service is provided at both terminals, Terminal 1 is also an limousine service.
Currently, the company that manages the services of two terminals at Malpensa airport is the Sea Terminal 2, which generally correspond to the old airport is used for air traffic charter and low-cost airlines, while Terminal 1 is used to allow the arrival and departures of scheduled domestic flights, international and intercontinental. A shuttle bus service departing every ten minutes and connects both airports.