Faro Airport (Portugal)


Faro Airport (Portugal)

Infobox Airport
name = Faro Airport
nativename = Aeroporto de Faro



caption = Faro Airport platform
IATA = FAO
ICAO = LPFR
type = Public
owner =
operator = ANA Aeroportos de Portugal
city-served =
location = Faro, Portugal
elevation-f = 22
elevation-m = 7
coordinates = coord|37|00|52|N|007|57|57|W|type:airport|display=inline
website = [http://www.ana.pt/portal/page/portal/ANA/AEROPORTO_FARO/ www.ana.pt]
r1-number = 10/28
r1-length-f = 8,169
r1-length-m = 2,490
r1-surface = Asphalt
footnotes =

Faro Airport (Portuguese: "Aeroporto Internacional de Faro") airport codes|FAO|LPFR is located about 4.4 miles (7km) to the west of Faro, Portugal.

This airport is commonly used by tourists on holiday in the Algarve but is sharply increasing its influence throughout the business community of entire southwest Iberian Peninsula as a direct consequence of being already one of Europe's leading low cost hub airports.

A total of 5.5 million passengers flew from Faro in 2007. It is Portugal's second International gateway, after Lisbon's International airport and mainland Iberian Peninsula sixth most important airport after Madrid - Barajas, Barcelona - El Prat, Lisbon, Málaga and Alicante.

Terminal building

Faro Airport has a rather modern terminal building, fully eqquiped with double mutual load airbridges capable of handling aircrafts such as the Boeing B747/400.

Airlines and destinations

cheduled flights

*Aer Arann (Galway, Waterford)
*Aer Lingus (Belfast-International, Cork, Dublin)
*Aigle Azur (Paris-Charles de Gaulle)
*airberlin (including LTU) (Basel, Berlin-Tegel, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Erfhurt, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Leipzig, Münster/Osnabrück, Munich, Nuremberg, Paderborn/Lippstadt, Palma de Mallorca, Zurich)
*Austrian Airlines (Vienna)
*bmibaby (Birmingham, Cardiff, East Midlands)
*British Airways (London-Gatwick)
*Brussels Airlines (Brussels)
*Centralwings (Warsaw)
*easyJet (Belfast-International, Bristol, East Midlands, Glasgow-International, Liverpool, London-Gatwick, London-Luton, London-Stansted, Newcastle)
*Finnair (Helsinki)
*Flybe (Exeter, Southampton)
*Flyglobespan (Aberdeen, Durham Tees Valley, Edinburgh, Glasgow-International)
*Germanwings (Cologne/Bonn, Dortmund, Stuttgart)
*Jetairfly (Almeria, Brussels)
*Jet2.com (Blackpool, Leeds/Bradford, Manchester)
*Lufthansa (Frankfurt)
*Luxair (Luxembourg)
*Monarch Airlines (Scheduled) (Birmingham, London-Gatwick, London-Luton, Manchester)
*Norwegian Air Shuttle (Oslo)
*Ryanair (Brussels-Charleroi, Dublin, Dusseldorf-Weeze, East Midlands, Frankfurt-Hahn, Glasgow-Prestwick, Liverpool, London-Stansted, Shannon)
*SATA (Toronto)
*Smart Wings (Prague)
*Sterling Airlines (Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm-Arlanda)
*Swiss Airlines (Zürich)
*TAP Portugal (Amsterdam, Lisbon, Paris-Orly)
*Thomsonfly (Scheduled) (Bournemouth, Cardiff, Coventry, Doncaster/Sheffield, London-Gatwick, Manchester)
*transavia.com (Amsterdam, Eindhoven, Rotterdam)
*TUIfly (Düsseldorf, Basel, Cologne, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Stuttgart)
*TUIfly Nordic (Helsinki, Copenhagen, Oslo, Bergen, Stockholm-Arlanda, Gothenburg and sometimes from other airports as charter)

Charter flights

*Air France (operated by Regional) (Marseille, Lyon)
*Air Transat (Toronto-Pearson) [Seasonal - Winter Only]
*Arkefly (Amsterdam)
*Astraeus (Leeds/Bradford, London-Gatwick, Manchester)
*Aurela (Tallinn)
*Axis Airways (Marseille, Le Havre, Lyon, Paris-CDG)
*Blue Air (Bucharest-Otopeni)
*Blue Line (Clermont-Ferrand, Nantes, Paris-CDG)
*BMI (Aberdeen, Leeds, Manchester)
*Estonian Air (Tallinn)
*Europe Airpost (Paris-CDG, Brest, Deauville)
*European Air Charter (Bournemouth)
*First Choice Airways (Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Dublin, Edinburgh, East Midlands, Exeter, Glasgow-International, Humberside, Leeds, London-Gatwick, London-Stansted, Manchester)
*Flightline (Dublin)
*Icelandair (Reykjavik-Kleflavik)
*Iberworld (Cork, Dublin)
*Jet2.com (Belfast)
*Jettime (Billund)
*LTE (Glasgow Prestwick)
*Monarch Airlines (Charter) (Cork, Dublin, Edinburgh, London-Gatwick, Manchester, Shannon)
*Rossiya (St. Petersburg)
*SAS (Aarhus, Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm-Arlanda)
*Skyservice (Toronto-Pearson) [Seasonal - Winter Only]
*Swiss Airlines (Zürich)
*Transaero (Moscow-Domodedovo)
*TUIfly Nordic (Helsinki, Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm-Arlanda)
*Thomas Cook Airlines (Belfast-International, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, East Midlands, Glasgow-International, Leeds, London-Gatwick, London-Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle)
*Thomas Cook Airlines (Belgium) (Brussels)
*Thomsonfly (Charter) (Birmingham, East Midlands, Liverpool, London-Gatwick, London-Luton, London-Stansted [Starts 3 May 2009] , Manchester, Newcastle)
*transavia.com (Amsterdam, Eindhoven, Enschede, Groningen, Maastricht, Paris-Orly, Rotterdam)

References

External links

* [http://www.ana.pt/portal/page/portal/ANA/AEROPORTO_FARO/ Faro Airport] (official site)
*ASN|FAO
*WAD|LPFR


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