Rome Ciampino Airport

Historical approach and aerodrome charts

Aeroporto di Roma-Ciampino: Carte di avvicinamento

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!

Location Indicator / Codice aeroportuale: LIRA

In the 1950s

Range approach chart runway 16 Rome Ciampino Airport, Italy 1953
Range approach runway 16 (October 1953) - The map also shows the location of the airfields of Centocelle, Guidonia and Urbe., (Source: US DoD)
NDB approach chart runway 16 Rome Ciampino Airport, Italy 1953
NDB approach runway 16 (October 1953) - West of the field there is already a VOR radio beacons with the ident 'KO'., (Source: US DoD)
Map of Rome Ciampino Airport, Italy 1953
Airport map (October 1953) - The dimensions of runway 16/34 are given in feet: 2,250 m x 60 m (7,382 ft x 197 ft). Immediately northeast is a parallel runway of perforated steel plates (PSP), which is closed (hatched), (Source: US DoD)

In the 1960s

ILS approach chart runway 16R Rome Ciampino Airport, Italy 1960
ILS approach runway 16R (October 1960), (Source: US DoD)

Source for all maps, if not marked otherwise: US Department of Defense (US DoD)

Index to the objects shown on the maps


  • Rome Ciampino airport
  • Centocelle airfield
  • Guidona airfield
  • Rome Urbe airfield

Radio beacons:

  • Ciampino Range KO
  • Ostia NDB WR
  • Roma NDB LJ
  • Roma VOR KO
  • Roma Localizer CI
  • Roma Outer Marker
  • Roma Middle Marker
  • Roma Inner Marker
  • Urbe NDB IKO

Air traffic control:

  • Ciampino Approach Control
  • Ciampino Tower
  • Ciampino Ground Control
  • GCA
  • Rome Approach Control

Landmarks and places:

  • Città del Vaticano (Vatican City)
  • Fiume Tevere (Tiber)
  • Lago Albano
  • Lago di Nemi
  • Ottavia
  • Pignattara
  • Pte Chiesaceia


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