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FAO Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: FAO / LPFR
Airport Names:
  1. Faro International Airport
  2. Aeroporto Internacional de Faro
Location: Faro, Portugal
GPS Coordinates: 37°0'51"N by 7°57'56"W
Area Served: Faro, Portugal
Operator/Owner: ANA Aeroportos de Portugal, S.A.
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 23 feet (7 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Faro International Airport (FAO):

  • A total of 5.6 million passengers used Faro airport in 2011.
  • Faro International Airport (FAO) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The furthest airport from Faro International Airport (FAO) is Dargaville Aerodrome (DGR), which is nearly antipodal to Faro International Airport (meaning Faro International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Dargaville Aerodrome), and is located 12,310 miles (19,810 kilometers) away in Dargaville, New Zealand.
  • In addition to being known as "Faro International Airport", another name for FAO is "Aeroporto Internacional de Faro".
  • Because of Faro International Airport's relatively low elevation of 23 feet, planes can take off or land at Faro International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The closest airport to Faro International Airport (FAO) is Portimão Airport (PRM), which is located 35 miles (56 kilometers) WNW of FAO.
  • Faro International Airport handled 5,672,377 passengers last year.

Map of Nearest Airports from Faro International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Faro International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
135.07 miles (56.43 km) WNWPortimão Airport (PRM)Portimão, Algarve, PortugalView Portimão Airport on a map View satellite image of Portimão Airport Set PRM as destination Airport Get more information about Portimão Airport
273.57 miles (118.40 km) NBeja Airport (BYJ)Beja, PortugalView Beja Airport on a map View satellite image of Beja Airport Set BYJ as destination Airport Get more information about Beja Airport
3106.96 miles (172.14 km) EJerez Airport (XRY)Jerez de la Frontera, SpainView Jerez Airport on a map View satellite image of Jerez Airport Set XRY as destination Airport Get more information about Jerez Airport
4117.10 miles (188.45 km) ENESeville Airport (SVQ)Seville, SpainView Seville Airport on a map View satellite image of Seville Airport Set SVQ as destination Airport Get more information about Seville Airport
5137.26 miles (220.90 km) NNWLisbon Portela Airport (LIS)Lisbon, PortugalView Lisbon Portela Airport on a map View satellite image of Lisbon Portela Airport Set LIS as destination Airport Get more information about Lisbon Portela Airport
6143.89 miles (231.57 km) NNEBadajoz Airport (BJZ)Badajoz, SpainView Badajoz Airport on a map View satellite image of Badajoz Airport Set BJZ as destination Airport Get more information about Badajoz Airport
7144.58 miles (232.69 km) SETangier Ibn Battouta Airport (TNG)Tangier, MoroccoView Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport on a map View satellite image of Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport Set TNG as destination Airport Get more information about Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport
8156.92 miles (252.53 km) ESEGibraltar International Airport (GIB)GibraltarView Gibraltar International Airport on a map View satellite image of Gibraltar International Airport Set GIB as destination Airport Get more information about Gibraltar International Airport
9166.91 miles (268.62 km) ESECeuta Heliport (JCU)Ceuta, SpainView Ceuta Heliport on a map View satellite image of Ceuta Heliport Set JCU as destination Airport Get more information about Ceuta Heliport
10176.99 miles (284.84 km) ESESania Ramel Airport (SII)Sidi Ifni, MoroccoView Sania Ramel Airport on a map View satellite image of Sania Ramel Airport Set SII as destination Airport Get more information about Sania Ramel Airport
11176.99 miles (284.84 km) ESESania Ramel Airport (TTU)Tétouan, MoroccoView Sania Ramel Airport on a map View satellite image of Sania Ramel Airport Set TTU as destination Airport Get more information about Sania Ramel Airport
12180.70 miles (290.81 km) ENECórdoba Airport (ODB)Córdoba, SpainView Córdoba Airport on a map View satellite image of Córdoba Airport Set ODB as destination Airport Get more information about Córdoba Airport
13193.10 miles (310.76 km) EMálaga Airport (AGP)Málaga, SpainView Málaga Airport on a map View satellite image of Málaga Airport Set AGP as destination Airport Get more information about Málaga Airport
14202.77 miles (326.33 km) SSEKenitra Air Base (NNA)Kenitra, MoroccoView Kenitra Air Base on a map View satellite image of Kenitra Air Base Set NNA as destination Airport Get more information about Kenitra Air Base
15215.81 miles (347.31 km) SSERabat–Salé Airport (RBA)Rabat, MoroccoView Rabat–Salé Airport on a map View satellite image of Rabat–Salé Airport Set RBA as destination Airport Get more information about Rabat–Salé Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Faro International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Faro International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,309.58 miles (19,810.30 km) SWDargaville Aerodrome (DGR)Dargaville, New ZealandView Dargaville Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Dargaville Aerodrome Set DGR as destination Airport Get more information about Dargaville Aerodrome
212,290.14 miles (19,779.01 km) SWKaikohe Aerodrome (KKO)Kaikohe, New ZealandView Kaikohe Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Kaikohe Aerodrome Set KKO as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikohe Aerodrome
312,285.36 miles (19,771.32 km) SSWKaitaia Airport (KAT)Kaitaia, New ZealandView Kaitaia Airport on a map View satellite image of Kaitaia Airport Set KAT as destination Airport Get more information about Kaitaia Airport
412,284.67 miles (19,770.20 km) WAuckland Airport (AKL)Mangere, New ZealandView Auckland Airport on a map View satellite image of Auckland Airport Set AKL as destination Airport Get more information about Auckland Airport
512,281.18 miles (19,764.60 km) WSWWhangarei Airport (WRE)Whangarei, New ZealandView Whangarei Airport on a map View satellite image of Whangarei Airport Set WRE as destination Airport Get more information about Whangarei Airport
612,276.72 miles (19,757.42 km) SWKerikeri Airport (KKE)Kerikeri, New ZealandView Kerikeri Airport on a map View satellite image of Kerikeri Airport Set KKE as destination Airport Get more information about Kerikeri Airport
712,274.66 miles (19,754.11 km) WArdmore Airport (AMZ)Ardmore, New ZealandView Ardmore Airport on a map View satellite image of Ardmore Airport Set AMZ as destination Airport Get more information about Ardmore Airport
812,256.20 miles (19,724.40 km) SWNew Plymouth Airport (NPL)New Plymouth, New ZealandView New Plymouth Airport on a map View satellite image of New Plymouth Airport Set NPL as destination Airport Get more information about New Plymouth Airport
912,246.56 miles (19,708.87 km) WSWHamilton International Airport (HLZ)Hamilton, New ZealandView Hamilton International Airport on a map View satellite image of Hamilton International Airport Set HLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Hamilton International Airport
1012,244.23 miles (19,705.13 km) WCoromandel Aerodrome (CMV)Coromandel, New ZealandView Coromandel Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Coromandel Aerodrome Set CMV as destination Airport Get more information about Coromandel Aerodrome
1112,242.80 miles (19,702.82 km) WThames Aerodrome (TMZ)Thames, New ZealandView Thames Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Thames Aerodrome Set TMZ as destination Airport Get more information about Thames Aerodrome
1212,238.85 miles (19,696.47 km) WSWGreat Barrier Aerodrome (GBZ)Great Barrier Island, New ZealandView Great Barrier Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Great Barrier Aerodrome Set GBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Great Barrier Aerodrome
1312,227.34 miles (19,677.95 km) WSWMatamata Airport (MTA)Matamata, New ZealandView Matamata Airport on a map View satellite image of Matamata Airport Set MTA as destination Airport Get more information about Matamata Airport
1412,203.66 miles (19,639.83 km) WSWTauranga Airport (TRG)Tauranga, New ZealandView Tauranga Airport on a map View satellite image of Tauranga Airport Set TRG as destination Airport Get more information about Tauranga Airport
1512,190.35 miles (19,618.42 km) WSWRotorua International Airport (ROT)Rotorua, New ZealandView Rotorua International Airport on a map View satellite image of Rotorua International Airport Set ROT as destination Airport Get more information about Rotorua International Airport