Porto Santo airport (PXO)

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

Official Website: aeroportoportosanto.pt
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 7:30 am to 10:00 pm.
Airlines: Aero VIP, Azores Airlines, Condor, Danish Air Transport, Enter Air, Everjets, Germania, Neos, TAP Air Portugal, Travel Service, TUI Airways, TUIfly.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 170,000 passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +351 291 520 700. Information desk on the ground floor.


Porto Santo airport is found only 1 km (0.6 miles) to the west of the city of Vila Baleira.

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In the Arrivals area there are counters from Moinho (Tel +351 291 982 780) and Rodavante (Tel +351 291 982 925 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am).


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The airport has free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- There are coffee shops before and after the security checkpoint.
Shopping- A convenience store and a shop with jewellery and accessories are available.
Baggage- Enquiries about lost property should be directed to the information booth, situated on the ground floor (Tel +351 291 980 122).
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Taxi - Ranks are situated next to the entrance doors of the terminal building. The official operator at the enclosure is Aitram Taxi (Tel +351 291 765 760). The minimum fare is €4.00. Prices increase 20% from 9:00 pm to 6:00 am and on the weekends. The trip to downtown Vila Baleira takes around 5 minutes.


Some of the nearby hotels include: Hotel Quinta do Serrado (Tel +351 291 980 270), Golden Beach (Tel +351 291 980 450), Casa do Velho Dragoeiro (Tel +351 913 778 817), Torre Praia Hotel (Tel +351 291 980 450), Hotel Porto Santo (Tel +351 291 980 140), Apartamentos Turísticos Paraíso Dourado (Tel +351 291 983 788), Areia Dourada (Tel +351 291 980 110), Cozy Family Villa by the Beach (Tel +351 929 165 210), Pestana Porto Santo (Tel +351 291 144 000), Pestana Colombos (Tel +351 291 144 050).


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There is a parking lot connected to the terminal through a pedestrian access. Rates


Passengers with reduced mobility can take advantage of the MyWay assistance service. To get it, they should contact their airline or travel agent at least 48 hours before their flight. The service includes mechanical mobility facilitators (escalators and travelators, lifts, appropriate signage and guidance), and escorting and support by specialized professionals during embarking and disembarking. Guide dogs are authorized inside the enclosure. The parking area has reserved spaces for people with reduced mobility.