Faro Airport - Algarve

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Faro Airport (IATA: FAO ICAO: LPFR) or Algarve Airport is located at the south of Portugal, 4km far from Faro, the capital of Algarve District. More than 6 million passengers use the airport every year, being the months from summer the most busy ones.

Since Faro Aiport is the unique airport in Algarve, and the tourism in this area is growing fast, the autorities are working to improve the service in the airport, and increase the airport capacity from 6 million to 8 million passengers per year.
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Faro is the capital and the best-known city in Portugal’s Algarve region. The sights of Faro are: an archaeological museum and a Renaissance cathedral that was bombed during World War II, called "Bishops Palace". Nearby Faro are Roman ruins and Albufeira, a fishing village that must be visited.
Algarve is the perfect destination for your holidays, where you can enjoy the Mediterranean climate in the several beaches along the rocky costline landscape. Is a pleasant and relaxant destination to go with family or friends and make several activities from surf to taste the traditional cuisine.


Faro airport is very close to Faro city and there are good connections with bus or Taxi.


- Taxi: taxi vehicles are black and green or white-beige coloured. Taxicabs wait in front of the Faro airport main building. Passengers can book the taxi service in advance. Taxis run 24 hours daily. From the airport to reach the Faro city Centre should cost between € 10-15.


- Bus: Circuit bus (Pink Lane) is the only one that provides service between Faro airport and the city center of Faro. Travel time is about 20 minutes. It stops in front of the terminal airport. From Faro depart several buses to different destinations.

Car Hire

If you plan a holidays in Algarve, we recommend to rent a car to enjoy all the region. If you plan to hire a car please, check here the best prices.


The Airport in numbers

- Located 4 km from Faro

- Handled more than 6,5M passengers in 2015

- 36 boarding gates

- 60 check-in desks

- 22 stands (16 remote)

- More than 10 Car hire companies are located in the airport

- 1 runway

- More than 10 car rental agencies (small and large car rental agencies)


Faro Airport handled 6,436,881 passengers in 2015, being the third Airport in Portugal in terms of passengers after Lisbon and Porto Airports.



At Faro airport there are various facilities and amenities such as:

- Two VIP Lounges

- Medical Care services

- Financial services

- Free Wi-Fi

- Information for tourists

- Restaurants and bars

- Stores and a Duty Free 

Contact information

Address: Faro Airport
8001-701 Faro Portugal
Check how to arrive
Telephone: +351 289 800 800

Fax: +351 289 818 802


Lost and Found Office

Lost Property Public Area

Phone: +351 289-800-688


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