Madeira airport (FNC) 

 

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 with domestic flights and international destinations within Europe.

Official Website: aeroportomadeira.pt
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 3 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +351 291 520 700. 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 situated in the town of Santa Cruz, in the island of Madeira, 16 km (10 miles) northeast from the city of Funchal.

 
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Bus - The Aerobus service from SAM (Tel +351 291 201 151) connects the enclosure with Funchal city centre (30 minutes) and with Praia Formosa (50 min.), from 9:00 am to 0:45 am. Tickets have a cost of €5.00 and the bus stops at Boa Nova, Campo da Barca, Dolce Vita, Lido and Estrada Monumental. There are also different lines that offer transportation to several locations around the island for €3.35: 20 - Funchal, Assomada, Porto Novo, Santa Cruz, Água de Pena, Machico, Portela, Santo Serra; 23 - Funchal, Porto Novo, Santa Cruz, Machico (expreso, de lunes a viernes); 53 & 78 - Funchal, Assomada, Porto Novo, Santa Cruz, Machico, Caramanchao, Portela, Referta, Porto Cruz, Moinhos, Faial; 113 - Funchal, Assomada, Porto Novo, Santa Cruz, Machico, Caniçal, Baía d'Abra; 113RS - Funchal, Assomada, Porto Novo, Santa Cruz, Machico, Moinho Serra, Ribeira Seca; 156 - Funchal, Assomada, Porto Novo, Santa Cruz, Água de Pena, Machico, Ribeira Seca, Maroços; 208 - Funchal, Assomada, Porto Novo, Santa Cruz, Água de Pena, Machico, Maroços, Porto da Cruz, Moinhos, Faial. Timetables and routes

Taxi - The stands are found outside the Arrivals area, on level 0, and the official operator is AITRAM Táxi (Tel +351 291 765 760). The minimum fare is €4.00. Prices are higher between 9:00 pm and 6:00 am and on the weekends.

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There are car rental desks from Avis/Budget (Tel +351 291 524 392), Europcar (Tel +351 291 524 633), Goldcar (Tel +351 291 523 689), Guerin (Tel +351 291 522 249), Hertz (Tel +351 219 426 300), MadeiraRent (Tel +351 291 523 355), Rodavante (Tel +351 291 524 718) and Sixt (Tel +351 291 523 355) in the Arrivals Hall. They operate from 7:00 am to 0:00 am.

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The airport has a bank, ATMs, currency exchange bureau, VIP lounges, public telephones and free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- Restaurants, coffee shops, icecream store and pizza place before and after the security checkpoint.
Shopping- Duty-free items in the Departures area, in addition to shops selling gifts, regional products, alcoholic beverages, sweets, clothing, flowers, accessories, toys, books, press.
Baggage- Trolleys in the baggage reclaim area and at the entrance to level 1. Secure wrapping on floor 1 (Tel +351 917 386 826). Left luggage service around the clock on the ground floor. For enquiries about lost property, head to the airport information service from 9:00 am to 9:30 pm (Tel +351 291 520 700).
Other Services- Baby care facilities, medical clinic, travel agencies.

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There are several parking areas inside the enclosure, all with direct access to the terminal. More information: Tel +351 291 520 700 / 702. Fees

P0 & P1 - Short-term parking directly in front of the main building.
P5 & P6 - Lots for long stays.
P7 - Low-cost area.

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

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Some accommodations nearby provide free shuttles for their guests. Albatroz Beach & Yacht Club (Tel +351 291 520 290), Residencial Prisma (Tel +351 291 524 185), Residencial Santo António (Tel +351 291 524 198), Hotel Santa Catarina (Tel +351 291 520 000), Vila Galé Santa Cruz (Tel +351 291 529 000), Villa Cap Madere (Tel +351 966 147 047), Casa do Massapez (Tel +351 962 939 319), Residencial Familia (Tel +351 291 969 440), Hotel Dom Pedro Baia Club (Tel +351 291 969 500), White Waters Hotel (Tel +351 291 969 380).

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Latest updates: June, 17, 2017