Naples is the city of the Capodichino region of South Italy also known as “Campo di Marte.” In 1910, the very first military airfield was established in the Capodichino district of Naples during World War I. This airfield was primarily used for military aviation activities, Camp di Marte became the military airport to defend against the Austro- Hungarian Town and German Air attacks.
In 1933, the first commercial flights started operating from Naples Airport, connecting the city to Rome, Milan, and other Italian destinations. Naples Airport played a crucial role in military operations during World War II. It was used extensively as a base by the Allied forces – United States Army forces and the Royal air force during their Italian campaigns.
And today, the Naples Airport serves as a vital transportation hub in southern Italy, facilitating business and the most comfortable travel to and from regions across the world. Contributing to the region’s economic and tourism development the NAP airport continues to play a significant role in connecting Naples with the rest of Italy and the world.