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The project for the first VTOL vertiport in the Veneto region looks to the Cortina Olympics

The project for the first VTOL vertiport in the Veneto region looks to the Cortina Olympics.


In Veneto, the first vertiport for VTOLs, an acronym that indicates small vertical take-off and landing vehicles, will be built in Chioggia, in the province of Venice. This is a pilot project of the SAVE Group, the company that manages the Marco Polo airport. However, it hides a more ambitious project: namely the creation of a network of distributed heliports that will connect the main hubs of the northeast (from Veneto to Emilia Romagna, up to Lombardy).


From the Chioggia vertiport it will be possible to reach Venice Marco Polo airport in just 15 minutes. VTOLs are often called flying taxis , because they will constitute a new short-medium range means of transport. They will allow you to reach places in a matter of minutes that would normally require at least an hour by car or train.

The Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) sector in Italy is becoming increasingly central in our country too, thanks to the creation of new projects that will see the birth of transport services based on electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft.

Recently, a pilot project was presented by the SAVE Group, manager of the Venice airport, for the construction of the first vertiport in Veneto in Chioggia. The structure will be the first in a system of over a dozen vertiports that will connect the North East, and therefore not only the Veneto. The advanced air mobility plan also provides for the integration of the system with the current transport network to reduce travel times. The new vertiports will also make it possible to create the first “flying taxi” services in view of the 2026 Milan-Cortina Olympics.



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