Horta airport (HOR)

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

Horta Airport, opened on August 24, 1971, serves the Azores archipelago, 1500 km from Lisbon, in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. It operates flights to the remaining destinations within the islands and a few cities in Portugal.

Official Website: aeroportohorta.pt

Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 8:00 am to 6:30 pm.

Airlines: Azores Airlines (Tel +351 296 209 720), SATA Air Açores (Tel +351 296 209 720).

Annual passenger traffic: 260,000 passengers went through it in 2022.

Tel: +351 292 943 511 - FACEBOOK

Information desk in the Departures area. Tourist office in the Arrivals Hall (Tel +351 292 202 510).


The airport is situated in the parish of Castelo Branco, on the island of Faial, 9.5 km (6 miles) west of the town of Horta.

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What services does Horta airport (HOR) facilities include

The airport has free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks


There is a store with duty-free items after the security checkpoint and a shop selling gifts, souvenirs and handicrafts.


The lost and found office is run by the airport police, in the Departures area (Tel +351 292 202 510).

Other Services


Accommodation near Horta airport (HOR)

There is no accommodation on the site. Some options in the vicinity are:

Belo Campo (0.3 km/0.2 miles)
Quinta das Buganví­lias (0.4 km/0.2 miles)
Casa da Japoneira (3.5 km/2.2 miles)
Lofts Azul Pastel (6.2 km/3.9 miles)
H18 (7.2 km/4.5 miles)


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Car rental agencies

The companies present within the terminal are Autatlantis (Tel +351 960 212 630 / 926 719 904), Auto Turí­stica Faialense (Tel +351 292 292 308) and Ilha Verde (Tel +351 292 943 945), and operate from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.


Parking services at Horta airport (HOR)

Two open-air car parks are available in front of the terminal building. Prices

P1 - Intended for short stays, 10 minutes complimentary.
P2 - For medium- or long-stay parking.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Elevators, escalators and moving walkways are available. Should you require special assistance, inform your airline or travel agent of your particular needs at the time of booking or at least 48 hours before your flight.

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Latest updates: August 18, 2023