Brescia "Gabriele D'Annunzio" Airport is located in Montichiari, southeast of City of Brescia, Italy. Other nearby airports are Milan-Malpensa, Milan-Linate, Bergamo Orio al Serio and Verona-Villafranca. The airport is on the site of Italy's first air race meeting in September 1909, and the first outside France. The meeting was attended by the aviators Louis Blériot and Glenn Curtiss, among others. Gabriele D'Annunzio flew in one of Curtiss's planes and drew on the experience of the meeting in his novel Forse che sì forse che no (1910).
Airport Name: Brescia "Gabriele D'Annunzio" Airport
Airport Keywords: Brescia Airport
Airport (IATA) Code: VBS
Country: Italy (IT)
Full Location: Brescia, Lombardy, Italy
Elevation: 334 (Feet)
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