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Faro Airport

Overview summary

Faro Airport is the main airport for private jet charter in and out of the Algarve area of Portugal.

The Algarve’s golf courses, luxury properties and resorts, excellent restaurants and famous beaches make it a very popular private jet hire leisure destination in Europe, especially in the summer months.

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For private jet charter to or from Faro Airport contact PrivateFly's expert team 24/7 on 020 7100 6960.

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Private jet charter prices - Faro, Algarve

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Faro Airport History

Faro Airport, also known as Algarve Airport, opened to the public in July 1965, following a rise in popularity for the Algarve area with tourists during the 1960s.

Low cost airlines began to fly into Faro during the 2000s, resulting in a huge increase in passenger movements – now over 6 million per year.

In 2015 the airport celebrated its 50th anniversary by announcing a €33 million expansion plan, including the expansion and remodelling of its main terminal building.

Landing at Faro Airport

Faro Airport location

Faro Airport is located 4km (2.5 miles) to the west of the southern Portuguese city of Faro, in the country’s Algarve region. It is a 25-minute drive from Villamoura and a 35-minute drive from Albufeira.

Faro Airport facts

Airport Codes: FAO/LPFR
Elevation: 23 feet (7 metres)
Runway Length: 8,169 feet (2,490 metres). Faro Airport's runway length offers access for all types for private jet flights from Beechcraft King Airs to Boeing 747s.

PrivateFly can provide private jet charter to Faro from any global destination - and on a wide range of private aircraft. Search for private flight prices online for your itinerary or for personalised pricing or advice contact our expert team 24/7 on 020 7100 6960.

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For private jet charter from Faro Airport call PrivateFly on +44 (0)20 7100 6960 (24 hours).

faro Airport Runway length

Faro Airport in Faro, Portugal has a runway length of 8169 feet and is suitable for
Small props, Small Jets, Medium Jets, Long Range Jets, Regional Airliners and Large Airliners.