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Faro Airport Code FAO

Airport Codes

ZIP CODE 8006-901

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 37°0'51"N / -7°-57'-57"W


Weather Observations

Station ID: LPFR
Observation Time: 29/05/2021 8:29 am

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About Faro Airport Code

Faro Airport code is FAO. This airport derives its IATA code from its city Faro in Portugal. Its elevation above sea level is 7 meters. 

About Faro Airport (FAO)

Faro Airport (FAO) is one of the busiest airports in Portugal with passenger traffic of 9 million. It has been home to Ryanair since 2010.

Faro Airport (FAO) Runways

Faro Airport (FAO) has a single runway: 

10/28 2,490 m asphalt 

This facility serves 58,788 aircraft movements annually. 

Faro Airport (FAO) Terminal

Faro Airport (FAO) is serviced by a single terminal building. It is equipped with all the latest facilities such as lounges, restaurants, and duty-free shops among others. 

Nearest Airports to Faro Airport (FAO)

  • 214 km Seville Airport.
  • 278 km Lisbon Portela Airport.
  • 291 km Jerez Airport.
  • 347 km Rabat-Salé Airport.
  • 396 km Gibraltar International Airport.

Major Airlines Operating from Faro Airport (FAO)

  • Aer Lingus
  • Air France 
  • Air Transat 
  • British Airways
  • Brussels Airlines 
  • Corendon Airlines 
  • Chair Airlines 
  • Corendon Dutch Airlines
  • easyJet
  • Edelweiss Air
  • Green Airlines 
  • Iberia Regional
  • Jet2.com

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
10-28 8,169 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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