Rome—Ciampino International Airport “G. B. Pastine” is the secondary international airport of Rome, the capital of Italy, after Rome-Fiumicino Airport “Leonardo da Vinci”. It is a joint civilian, commercial and military airport situated 12.0 km south southeast of central Rome, just outside the Greater Ring Road the circular motorway around the city.
The airport is an important hub for many low-cost carriers and general aviation traffic. It also hosts a military airport and the headquarters of the 31º Stormo and the 2nd Reparto Genio of the Italian Air Force. The airport is named after Giovan Battista Pastine, an Italian airship pilot who served in World War I.