Passenger guide - Horta airport (HOR) 


Horta Airport, opened on August 24, 1971, serves the archipelago of the Azores, 1500 km away from Lisbon, in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. It operates with the rest of the destinations in the islands and with the capital of the country.

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Number of Terminals - 1 -
Annual passenger traffic: 200,000 passengers went through it in 2015.
Tel: +351 292 943 511. Information desk in the Departures area, from 8:00 am to 6:30 pm.


The airport is situated in Faial island, 9.5 km (6 miles) to the west of the city of Horta.

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Bus - Farias (Tel +351 292 292 482) offers transportation from Monday to Saturday to Castelo Branco, Capelo, Praia do Norte and Ribeira Funda, with intermediate stops at Parque Farias, Vale da Vinha, Ponta Furada, Ribeira Grande, Lombega, Ribeira do Cabo and Praia de Cima. More information

Taxi - Cabs avaiable in front of the Arrivals area. For more information, contact the Associação de Taxistas do Faial (Tel +351 292 391 500).


Companies present inside the terminal are Auto Turística Faialense (Tel +351 292 292 308) and Ilha Verde (Tel +351 292 943 945).


The airport has public telephones and free Wi-Fi access. On the ground floor is located the SATA Plus Lounge, opening from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm during the summer and from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm in winter time.

Food and Drinks- A coffee shop is available inside the terminal.
Shopping- There is a store with duty-free items after the security checkpoint and a shop selling clothes and handicrafts.
Baggage- Left luggage service in the Arrivals Hall, from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm. Lost and found office in the Departures area (Tel +351 292 202 510).
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Two outdoor car parks available opposite the terminal building. Fees

P1 - Intended for short stays.
P2 - For medium- or long-stay parking.


There are lifts, escalators and moving walkways. If you should require special assistance, inform your airline or travel agency about your particular needs at the moment of booking or at least 48 hours before your flight.


Across from the airport is located Quinta das Buganvílias (Tel +351 292 943 255). Some alternatives nearby are: Quinta da Meia Eira (Tel +351 965 435 925), Casa da Japoneira (Tel +351 292 392 165), Fonte do Rego (Tel +351 966 783 101), Quinta do Canto (Tel +351 292 948 002), Hospedaria JSF (Tel +351 292 208 070), Vila Odette (Tel +351 917 724 130), Hotel do Canal (Tel +351 292 202 120), Casa da Baía (Tel +351 292 293 105), Azoris Faial Garden Resort Hotel (Tel +351 292 207 400).

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Latest updates: June, 17, 2017