Figari South Corsica Private Jet Charter

Figari-Sud Corse Airport or Figari South Corsica Airport is an airport located 3 km northwest of Figari, a commune in the Corse-du-Sud region of France, on the island of Corsica and 25 km southwest of Porto-Vecchio. The airport is the third largest airport in Corsica and was opened in 1975. The airport is the most used port by private jet charter companies for flights to the region.

France private jet charter prices

Although Figari Sud Corse Airport air charter fees depend on variables such as the number of passengers, departure airport, flight time, aircraft position, flight date, the prices for private jet charter from Istanbul → Figari are as follows.

Light Jet14.700 EUR
Midsize Jet19.950 EUR
Heavy Jet28.250 EUR
Light Jet (7 seats), Midsize Jet (8-9 seats), Heavy Jet (10-16 seats)

These prices are average amounts and you can contact us on our flight reservation screen or by phone for the most accurate price information.

Figari-Sud Corse Airport history

On September 1, 1970, the first meeting was held at the Figari town hall to discuss the construction of an airport for southern Corsica, which was then planned as a category D airport. In 1971, the airport project was upgraded to category B. 56 million francs were invested in the construction.

Opened in 1975, Figari airport was served in its first years by Air Alpes, Kallistair5 , TAT, EAS, Point Air, Air Liberté, Air Littoral, Air Lib, Kyrnair. Today, Figari is served by Air Corsica in conjunction with Air France. Ryanair has opened several seasonal routes, followed by other low-cost companies. The airport is also the most important airport in Corsica in terms of private jet traffic.

The current terminal building is the work of architects Dominique Villa and Jean Michel Battesti. The project was carried out between 1991 and 1996.

Designed to handle 500,000 passengers a year, the airport handled 756,000 passengers in 2018, thanks to strong growth in passenger numbers in the 2010s. In 2018 – 2019, major runway rehabilitation works and improvements were carried out, including the creation of end-of-runway safety areas, the creation of intermediate turn lanes, cleaning, road markings and the resumption of lighting. These works resulted in a complete disruption of air traffic between February 18 and March 24, 2019. In addition, road works were carried out from 2020 to 2022 to facilitate access to the airport and reduce traffic congestion, especially during the summer months

Places to visit in Corsica

Corsica is one of the most important regions of France in terms of tourism with its magnificent nature, untouched forests, towns that have managed to preserve their essence, and beautiful beaches.

Among the most important places of the island; Ajaccio, the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte, Bonifacio with its historical monuments and unspoiled structure, Calvi, which attracts attention with its ancient castle and is the most visited by tourists, Bastia, one of the most important places of the island with its lively coastline, The Cap Corse peninsula at the northernmost tip of Corsica, Sartène, the oldest settlement known as the city of art and history, Castagniccia, named after its chestnut trees, the UNESCO-listed Bouches de Bonifacio Nature Reserve and the GR20 Trail, which is known for its nature walks.

Ways to get from Figari Airport to the city center

There are regular bus services between the airport and Porto-Vecchio three times a day, with a journey time of approximately thirty minutes. Taxi stands are located right next to the bus stops outside the port. For passengers who want to reach the city center by private car, car rental companies of different companies are also available at the port.