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Airport Codes:

IATA: FAO
ICAO: LPFR


Distances from FAO to:

Almancil 14 km
Villamoura 24 km
Albuferia 47 km


Nearest Major Airports:

Sevilla Airport (Spain) 213 km
Lisbon Portela Airport 278 km
Malaga Airport (Spain) 423 km

Car Hire Faro

Faro Airport Guide

Faro is a popular holiday destination in summer months for visitors from the UK and Northern Europe who come here mainly for the beaches, the best being the Praia de Faro. However, you can also explore the whitewashed towns with colonial and Moorish buildings and enjoy the natural beauty of the region with your car hire Faro. In Faro, follow the cobbled streets of the old town and see Faro Cathedral and the Bishop’s Palace. Take a boat trip from the jetty there, to the Rio Formosa nature reserve. Further afield you can drive out to the pretty Monchique Mountains.


Faro Airport Directions

The airport is an easy drive with your car hire Faro Airport and just 7 km from Faro’s centre via the N-125.


Faro Airport Parking

There are 2 car parks opposite the terminal building and P1 and P3 are for short term parking. On the exit road to the airport you will find the P2 long term car park.


Faro Airport Flight Information

There are many flights into European destinations with mainly charter and budget airlines, although 36 airlines operate there. Many flights are seasonal only and there are limited flights to Russia and Canada.


Hotels Near Faro Airport

There is no hotel directly at the airport but Hospedaria Frangaria and the Hotel Menaco are just a 5 minute drive away. Both offer free car parking facilities.


Faro Time Zone

Faro is on Greenwich Meantime and in the Western European Time Zone (GMT+0).

Faro Info


Faro Airport has 1 terminal with departures and arrivals on ground level. There are ATMs and a currency exchange desk as well as a tourist information office and business centre. There is a selection of shops, whether you are looking for gifts or the latest fashion. Local products can be bought at Casa dos Sabores de Portugal and duty free shopping is available too. If you need to eat, there are 14 cafes and coffee shops for you to choose from.

Faro Airport Trivia:

  • Faro is the capital of the Algarve region.
  • Most visitors to the area come for the sandy beaches and golf courses.
  • Faro’s original name was Ossonoba.
  • The Faro International Motorcycle Rally is one of the largest in Europe.
 
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