Faro Airport Information

Faro Airport (IATA: FAO) is located 4 km (2.5 mi) to the west of Faro, Portugal.

The airport gets very busy during the summer months, namely from March to October, to the extent that the airport becomes a slot coordinated airport. There are 22 stands of which 16 are remote, with 60 check-in desks and 36 boarding gates

A total of 5.4 million passengers used Faro in 2008. The airport became a hub for the first time in March 2010, when Ryanair decided to base seven of its aircraft there.

Here are some of the major Airlines that service Faro Airport:
  • Aer Lingus
  • Air Berlin
  • Air Transat
  • Arkefly
  • Austrian Airlines
  • operated by Tyrolean Airways
  • BA Cityflyer
  • Bmibaby
  • British Airways
  • British Airways
  • operated by BA CityFlyer
  • Brussels Airlines
  • EasyJet
  • EasyJet Switzerland
  • Edelweiss Air
  • Enter Air
  • Flybe
  • Germania
  • Germanwings
  • Jetairfly
  • Jet2.com
  • Lufthansa
  • Luxair
  • Monarch
  • Niki
  • Norwegian Air Shuttle
  • Orbest Orizonia Airlines
  • Ryanair
  • SATA Air Açores
  • Scandinavian Airlines
  • TAP Portugal
  • Thomas Cook Airlines
  • Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium
  • Thomson Airways
  • Transaero Airlines
  • Transavia.com
  • TUIfly
  • TUIfly Nordic
  • Sunweb XL
  • operated by XL Airways Germany
  • Ukraine International Airlines
The above mentioned information is taken from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faro_Airport