Madeira Funchal (FNC) Airport

Madeira Funchal FNC Airport Overview

Madeira Airport FNC is serving the Portuese island of Madeira, which is the largest of the islands of the Autonomous Madeira Archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean.

FNC Airport is located 13 km from the city center of Funchal  - 1,000 km southwest of Lisbon. Its long runway is extending into the ocean with the help of 180 70-meter columns – a masterpiece of engineering –  affording easy landings and takeoffs.

With an estimated 2.2 million passengers annually,  SATA International, EasyJet and TAP Portugal Airlines serve Madeira Airport with direct flights to Lisbon, Faro and Porto, while a host of other airlines and charters offer direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.
Madeira Airport has one passenger terminal with 40 check-in counters, 16 gates, and is open 24/7. The terminal offers 'unlimited WiFi'.
Level 0 is divided into Arrivals & Departures areas:
-  Departures:  your arrival time there is to be: (a)  for flight to Madeira 90 minutes, to Azores/Mainland Portugal 120 minutes, and to international & Europe flights 120 minutes before scheduled flight.  The Departures area houses the check-in facilities.
- Arrivals:  non-Schengen passengers need to pass through passport control.  Green channel is for 'nothing to declare'; Blue Channel is for EU citizens and Red Channel is customs declaration.  The Arrivals area houses the baggage claim area.

   Amenities and services inside the passenger terminal: 
Rental car counters for major agencies  are located on level 0, at Arrivals. 
A Tourist Information Office (tel. +351 291 524 933) on Level 0, open 9am-midnight, except Tuesday (9am-9pm), Travel Agents and Tour Operators; 
Handling Agents on Level 1 (Ground Force, TRIAM & Portway). 
Banking services include a bank branch of Banco Santander TOTTA on level 0; BPI Automatic Area at Level 1, and ATM cash machine on Levels 0, 1 & 2.   Foreign Currency Exchange is available by Cotacambios at Level 0, open 5am-1pm. 
The Correios Post Office is on Level 1. 
Internet access is available at Netpoint machines on Levels 1 & 2, and in various areas on all levels of the terminal. 
Left Luggage is on Level 0, open 24/7.  Lost & Found is in the PSP police building, adjacent to the terminal (tel. +351 291 520 889);  
Luggage trolleys are in the baggage claim area & at the entrance of Level 1, Arrivals. 
A hairdresser is open 8:30am-8pm, on Level 1;
    VIP lounges are on Levels 0 & 1; and CIP lounges are on Level 1 at Arrivals, & on Level 3at Departures (with a choice of A, B & C service levels – tel. +351 291 520700 or fax +351 291 520761).

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