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Airport Codes:

IATA: OPO
ICAO: LPPR


Distances from OPO to:

Espinho 40 km
Braga 53 km
Viana do Castelo 66 km


Nearest Major Airports:

Lisbon Portela Airport 320 km
Salamanca Airport (Spain) 363 km
Faro Airport 576 km

Car Hire Porto

Porto Airport Guide

Take a walk around the maze of marrow streets in Baixa and then head for the Ribereira, next to the river. Here you can visit the wine cellars and taste the port wine that the city is so famous for and also see the Church of Sao Francisco. Visit the Stock Exchange and see the Arab Room. Take an ocean-front drive along the ‘Foz’ and see the 6 bridges that cross the Douro River. Enjoy a cruise along the river and admire the colourful houses with ornate metal balconies. With your car hire Porto you can drive out to the beautiful beaches at Espinho and take a wine tour in the Minho region.


Porto Airport Directions

From the city take the IC-1 highway with your car hire Porto Airport, the journey is about 15 km.


Porto Airport Parking

There are 4 car parks at the airport. P and P1 are for short term parking and are in front of the terminal. P3 and P4 are at the north of the terminal and for long term parking.


Porto Airport Flight Information

Budget flights are popular and fly in from all over Europe. TAP also operate flights from many European cities. There are scheduled flights available to Canada and South/North America too.


Hotels Near Porto Airport

Within walking distance of the airport you will find the Hotel Pedras Rubras and the Ar E Sol Hotel in Maia.


Porto Time Zone

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

Porto Info


The airport has everything you need including free internet access points and a currency exchange counter with ATMs. There is a tourism desk and info points throughout the airport. Over 20 shops will keep you busy, with duty free and names such as Swarovski and L’Occitane as well as designer brands. You can also buy local products and everything from toys to sweets. There are 11 food outlets, you can have local specialities at Douro and fast food at the Food Gallery.

Porto Airport Trivia:

  • Porto Airport is also known as Sa Carneiro Airport and Aeroporto de Pedras Rubras.
  • It is the 3rd busiest airport in Portugal.
  • In ancient times the Romans named the city Portus Calle.
  • The residents of Porto are known as ‘Tripeiros’ or ‘tripe eaters’.
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