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Lajes Airport Code TER

Airport Codes

ZIP CODE 9760-256

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 38°45'42"N / -27°-5'-26"W


Weather Observations

Station ID: LPLA
Observation Time: 09/06/2021 5:47 am

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About Lajes Airport Code

Lajes Airport code is TER. This airport derives its IATA code (TER) from Terceira Island in Portugal’s autonomous region the Azores. Its elevation above sea level is 55 meters. 

About Lajes Airport (TER)

Lajes Airport (TER) is one of the busiest airports in Portugal with passenger traffic of more than 600,000 annually. It serves as a gateway to the country for the outside world. 

Lajes Airport (TER) Runways

Lajes Airport (TER) is serviced by a single runway:

15/33 3,314 m asphalt 

This runway handles 5415 aircraft operations and 2774 metric tonnes of cargo. 

Lajes Airport (TER) Terminal

Lajes Airport (TER) features a single terminal that is capable of handling 750,000 passengers annually. 

Nearest Airports to Lajes Airport (TER)

  • Sao Jorge Island Airport (95.1 Km / 59.09 Miles)
  • Pico Island Airport (119.88 Km / 74.49 Miles)
  • Horta Airport (144.04 Km / 89.5 Miles)
  • Nordela Airport (166.08 Km / 103.2 Miles)
  • Vila Do Porto Airport (260.63 Km / 161.95 Miles)

Major Airlines Operating from Lajes Airport (TER)

  • Azores Airlines 
  • Ryanair
  • SATA Air Acores
  • TAP Air Portugal 
  • TUI fly the Netherlands

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
15-33 10,870 ft 197 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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