|region||Friuli Venezia Giulia|
|Coordinates||46 ° 4 ' N , 12 ° 35' E|
|height||159 m slm|
|Residents||9,130 (Dec. 31, 2019)|
|Population density||81 inhabitants / km²|
|Patron saint||San Zenone|
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 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.
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 .
- ↑ Statistiche demografiche ISTAT. Monthly population statistics of the Istituto Nazionale di Statistica , as of December 31 of 2019.
- ↑ 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]).