Faro airport (FAO)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


 Passenger Guide

Faro Gago Coutinho Airport, opened on July 11, 1965, serves the Algarve region, southern Portugal and southwest Spain. It operates domestic and international flights to major destinations in Europe and Canada.

Official Website: aeroportofaro.pt

Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.

Annual passenger traffic: 8.2 million passengers went through it during 2022.

Tel: +351 289 800 800 - FACEBOOK

Information desks in the public area and the Departures Hall (6:00 am to 0:00 am). Next to the Arrivals area, there is also a tourist office open from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm (Tel +351 289 818 582).


The airport is situated in the Algarve region, 7 km (4.4 miles) west of the city of Faro.

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Parking services at Faro airport (FAO)

Three open-air parking areas for short and long stays are available 24 hours a day. In front of the Departures Hall, there is a passenger drop-off area (Kiss & Fly) which is free of charge for 10 minutes. Rates and reservations

P1 & P2 - Short-stay car parks located adjacent to the terminal.
P3 - Long-term sector 8 min. from the main building.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities include elevators, escalators, moving walkways, appropriate signage, accessible toilets and reserved parking spaces. Notify your airline of your particular needs 48 hours prior to arrival.

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Latest updates: August 18, 2023