Aviano, Province of Pordenone, Friuli‑Venezia Giulia

Aviano is a small town at the foot of the Dolomites mountain range in northern Italy.

It is famous for hosting a USAF Base, the 31st Fighter Wing. The importance of this Air Base has proved vital over the years since its early days. The town and wing share a close bond since the 1950's, and thousands of Americans over the years have lived and inter-twined with this small community.


  • Altitude: 159 m a.s.l
  • Population: about 9,000 inhabitants
  • Zip/postal code: 33081
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0434
  • Patron Saint: St. Zenone, celebrated on 12 April
  • Frazioni & Localities: Beorchia, Castel d'Aviano, Costa Ornedo, Giais, Marsure, Pedemonte, Piancavallo, San Martino di Campagna, Selva, Somprado, Villotta.

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