Horta airport (HOR)

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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.

Official Website: aeroportohorta.pt
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 8:00 am to 6:30 pm.
Airlines: Azores Airlines, SATA Air Açores.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 230,000 passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +351 292 943 511. Information desk in the Departures area. Tourist office in the Arrivals Hall (Tel +351 292 202 510).


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

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


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The airport has 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; it provides refreshments, air conditioning, newspapers and magazines, TV, drinks, telephones (access with Priority Pass or DragonPass membership).

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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Bus - Farias (Tel +351 292 292 482) offers transportation from Monday to Saturday from Horta 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 available in front of the Arrivals area. The trip to downtown Horta takes around 15 minutes. For more information, contact Associação de Taxistas do Faial (Tel +351 292 391 500).


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 +351 963 951 321), Belo Campo (Tel +351 969 346 649), Azores Vintage Bed & Breakfast (Tel +351 626 250 090), Lofts Azul Pastel (Tel +351 292 700 833), Monte da Guia (Tel +351 910 021 806), Hospetur 2 (Tel +351 966 782 551), Hospedaria JSF (Tel +351 292 208 070), Porto Pim Guest House (Tel +351 916 746 917).


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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.