Also known as Algarve Airport, Faro International Airport is located 4 km to the west of Faro and takes only 10-minutes to get there by car. It is capable of handling six million passengers a year and has undergone extensive improvements to its runways and infrastructure in the past decade to support the increase in people wishing to travel to the Algarve.
Airport hours: 06:00 – 00:00
Control Tower Hours: 24-hours a day
FBO’s at Faro International Airport (FAO) Omni Handling
Omni Handling is a leading business aviation handling agent in Portugal. Their services in Faro include passenger, crew, lounge and ramp and aircraft. Their lounges are located on the airside and are operational 24/7, with separate crew and passenger lounges.
Sky Services’ high-quality staff provide safe and secure handling services for any type of aircraft. They also offer a service called ‘Sky Cuisine’ that provides a rich variety of exquisite meals for customers arriving at Faro International Airport
Where to visit when travelling to Faro International Airport (FAO)
Faro is the capital of southern Portugal’s Algarve region. It is a historic and culturally rich city that boasts a variety of fascinating tourist attractions. The centre of Faro is encircled by ancient city walls and contains a Gothic cathedral, the Bishop’s palace and cobbled backstreets. Outside of these walls is the modern city centre, with pedestrianised shopping streets, scenic plazas and variety of restaurants and bars.