Faro Airport (Portuguese: Aeroporto de Faro) (also known as Algarve Airport) 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 5.6 million passengers used Faro airport in 2011. The airport became a hub for the first time in March 2010, when Ryanair decided to base seven of its aircraft there.
FARO AIRPORT LOCATION
FARO AIRPORT FACTS
Elevation: 23 ft.
Runway length available: 10/28 8169×148 ft.