Madeira Island airport (FNC)

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.


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Cristiano Ronaldo Madeira Airport, also known as Funchal Airport or Santa Catarina Airport and opened on July 18, 1964, is one of the busiest in Portugal and serves the island of Madeira. It operates domestic flights and international destinations within Europe and the United States.

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

Annual passenger traffic: 3.9 million passengers went through it in 2022.

Tel: +351 291 520 700 - FACEBOOK

Information desk on level 1, from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm. Tourist office on the ground floor, from 9:00 am to 9:30 pm (Tel +351 291 524 933).


The airport is located in the town of Santa Cruz, on Madeira Island, 16 km (10 miles) northeast of the city of Funchal.

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Parking services at Madeira airport (FNC)

There are several on-site parking areas, all with direct access to the terminal. Further information: Tel +351 291 520 700 / 702. Prices

P0 & P1 - Short-stay parking directly in front of the main building.
P5 - Long stay sector.
P6, P7, P8, P9 - Low-cost areas.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Access ramps, lifts, adapted toilets and designated parking spaces are available. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs during their stay at the airport should inform their airline of their needs at least 48 hours in advance.

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Latest updates: August 18, 2023