Porto Santo airport (PXO)

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

Porto Santo Airport, opened on July 20, 1960, serves the island of the same name, belonging to the archipelago and region of Madeira. It operates domestic flights to other destinations within the islands and the mainland and international flights within Europe.

Official Website: aeroportoportosanto.pt

Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 7:30 am to 9:00 pm.

Airlines: Binter Canarias (Tel +351 291 290 129), EasyJet (Tel +351 707 500 176), TAP Air Portugal (Tel +351 707 205 700).

Annual passenger traffic: 220,000 passengers went through it in 2022.

Tel: +351 291 520 700 / 980 120 - FACEBOOK

Information desk on the ground floor.


Porto Santo airport is located just 1 km (0.6 miles) west of the city of Vila Baleira.

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What services does Porto Santo airport (PXO) facilities include

The airport has free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks

There are coffee shops before and after the security checkpoint.


A convenience store is available.


Lost property enquiries should be directed to the airport police offices, on the ground floor, from 8:00 am to 0:00 am (Tel +351 291 982 289; e-mail: [email protected]).

Other Services

Baby changing facilities.

Accommodation near Porto Santo airport (PXO)

Some of the nearby hotels include:

Casa da Pedreira (1.6 km/1 mile)
Hotel Praia Dourada (2 km/1.2 miles)
Hotel Torre Praia (2.1 km/1.3 miles)
Dune Beach CoLiving (2.3 km/1.4 miles)
Hotel Porto Santo & Spa (2.5 km/1.6 miles)


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Public and private transportation


Taxi ranks are located next to the entrance gates to the terminal building. The official on-site operator is Aitram Taxi (Tel +351 291 765 760). The minimum fare is €4.00. Fares increase by 20% from 9:00 pm to 6:00 am and on weekends. The ride to the centre of Vila Baleira takes about 5 minutes and costs €6.00-8.00.


Car rental agencies

In the Arrivals area, there are counters for Moinho (Tel +351 291 982 141) and Rodavante (Tel +351 291 982 925 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am).


Parking services at Porto Santo airport (PXO)

There is a parking area connected to the terminal by pedestrian access. Rates

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers with reduced mobility have access to the MyWay assistance service. To obtain it, they must consult their airline or travel agent at least 48 hours before their flight. The service includes mechanical mobility aids (escalators and escalator belts, lifts, signage and appropriate guidance), and the accompaniment and support of specialised professionals during boarding and disembarkation. Guide dogs are allowed on the premises. The parking area has reserved parking spaces for persons with reduced mobility.

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Latest updates: August 18, 2023