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Aviano (Italy)
Country Italy
region Friuli Venezia Giulia
Coordinates 46 ° 4 '  N , 12 ° 35'  E Coordinates: 46 ° 4 '0 "  N , 12 ° 35' 0"  E
height 159  m slm
surface 113 km²
Residents 9,130 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density 81 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 33081
prefix 0434
ISTAT number 093004
Popular name Vianesi
Patron saint San Zenone
Website Aviano

Aviano ( Friulian : Davian) is a northern Italian municipality in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region at the foot of the Dolomites . The 159  m slm location has 9130 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019) and an area of ​​113 km².


  • The Castello di Aviano is a ruin of a castle from the first half of the 10th century.
  • Duomo di San Zenone, built in 1775 and expanded in 1832.
  • Santuario della Madonna del Monte


Aviano train station

Aviano is located on the no longer operated (as of July 2017) railway line Gemona del Friuli - Sacile and has a train station. The place is better reached by train via the train station of Pordenone , which is about ten kilometers further south on the Venezia – Udine railway line, and then by bus. The A28 motorway, with which Aviano is connected by country roads , also passes by Pordenone . The winter sports resort of Piancavallo , which belongs to the municipality of Aviano, can also be reached from Aviano via a country road.

Military airfield

In the south of the municipality there has been a military airfield since 1911 , which has been used by the US Air Force since 1955 . At Aviano Air Base there is a squadron with F-16 combat aircraft and nuclear weapons of the type B61-4 .

Web links

Commons : Aviano  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Statistiche demografiche ISTAT. Monthly population statistics of the Istituto Nazionale di Statistica , as of December 31 of 2019.
  2. Ben Riley-Smith: European sites where US nuclear weapons held inadvertently revealed in Nato-linked document . In: The Telegraph . July 16, 2019, ISSN  0307-1235 ( telegraph.co.uk [accessed July 17, 2019]).