Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi) International Airport (BLQ)
Facilities and Services
Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi) International Airport (BLQ) in Italy features a range of eating, shopping and disabled facilities within its two terminal buildings.
There is a popular duty-free shop at Bologna Airport, selling tax-free goods, and a good selection of airport restaurants, cafés and espresso bars. Guglielmo Marconi's terminal buildings serve many different airlines, travelling from Bologna to a large number of different destinations around Europe and the world.
There is also a selection of airport services and the most used include VIP lounges, foreign currency exchange, tourism and passenger information desks, and ATM cashpoint machines, which are readily available in the terminal buildings.
Airport Information Desks
Tel: +39 (0)51 647 9615
Passenger information desks can be found in the departures area of BLQ's Terminal A and Terminal B, together with a large flight information board and numerous computer screens. Operated by helpful airport staff, the desks provide a wide range of useful travel advice, tourist information about Emilia-Romagna, flight times and facilities.
Shops, Duty-Free and Retail Outlets
Bologna Airport is home to good shopping facilities, located in both terminal buildings. These facilities include newsagents, gift shops and a popular duty-free shop (situated in Terminal A) selling a wide range of tax-free goods, such as alcohol, tobacco, cosmetics and electrical items.
Bars, Cafés and Restaurants
Restaurants, self-service cafés, espresso bars and fast-food outlets are in plentiful supply, being found throughout both of the terminal buildings. A number of convenient vending machines are also situated around the site, dispensing basic refreshments and snack foods.
Currency Exchange, Communications and Banking Facilities
Currency exchange and banking facilities are available and these include ATM cashpoint machines, a banking branch and a post office in BLQ's Terminal A building, as well as bureau de change outlets, which offer competitive rates of foreign currency exchange.
Business and Conference Facilities
Business and conference facilities are available, such as spacious VIP lounges, fast Internet access, telephones, fax machines, international newspapers and basic office equipment.
Bologna's Guglielmo Marconi Airport is fully physically-accessible for disabled travellers and passengers with special needs. Disabled facilities include toilets for disabled passengers, good access for wheelchair users, wide lifts / elevators to all floors, an adapted waiting area, and also car parking spaces close to BLQ's terminal buildings. Disabled passengers should request any special assistance when booking flights at Guglielmo Marconi and inform staff prior to arrival, providing as much notice as practicable.
Other facilities include a play area for young children, basic first aid facilities, baby changing areas and airport information telephones. Guglielmo Marconi Airport also features luggage trolleys, lost property facilities and numerous public telephones.