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Faro Algarve (FAO) Airport

Faro Algarve FAO Airport Overview

Faro Algarve International Airport FAO serves the beautiful Algarve province of southern Portugal. It  has long been a point of entry for tourists, visiting Algarve's resorts and beaches - among them Vilamoura and Vale del Lobo, however, in recent years, a large segment of its air traffic is derived from business travelers located throughout the southwestern peninsula of Iberia, and the Airport has become one of Europe’s leading Airports.

The toll-free number for the Airport information service is 800 201 201.

FAO Airport is located 7 km west of Faro, and near Monte Negro, in the beautiful Algarve province of southern Portugal, and can be accessed from A22 ‘Via do Infante’, N 125-10, or Routes IC-1, N2, N120 & N122.

With an estimated 5.7 million passengers annually, Faro Airport is Portugal’s second international airport, hub to Ryanair, and served by a multitude of domestic and international, regular and low-cost airlines offering direct flights to a host of European cities and the Azores Islands, with connections around the globe, as well as by seasonal charters.

NOTE: Minimum check-in times for the following flights:  inside Schengen zone 90 minutes; non-Schengen inside Europe 2 hours; intercontinental destinations 3 hours.
The Main passenger terminal at Faro International Airport offers Information counters located in the Departure Hall and open 6am to midnight (tel. +35 128 980 0617 / 801). Information telephones are also at information counters and throughout the terminal area. Internet access is available throughout the terminal. 
The ground level is divided into the public area with concessions & meeting point; into the arrivals area with baggage carousels; and into the departures area with check-in counters 90 to 106, passport control, and access to the following gates 1 - 47.  Amenities on the ground level include banking facilities, post office, the ANA/TAP Lounge, rental car counters, & Lost & Found.
Terminal 2 is divided into a Public and a Restricted area - at its center is the security control; to the left are check-in counters 201-222, to the right are check-in counters 201-215.

Parking at Faro International Airport:
  Available parking classes: ValetXpress, Premium, Executive, Classic, Low-Cost Plus & Low-Cost . Carparks P1 & P3 are closest to the terminal,  while carparks P4 & P2 are behind them.

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