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FNC Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: FNC / LPMA
Airport Names:
  1. Madeira Airport
  2. Aeroporto da Madeira
Location: Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
GPS Coordinates: 32°41'39"N by 16°46'41"W
Area Served: Funchal
Operator/Owner: Aeroportos da Madeira
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 190 feet (58 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Madeira Airport (FNC):

  • The airport was once infamous for its short runway which, surrounded by high mountains and the ocean, made it a tricky landing for even the most experienced of pilots.
  • In addition to being known as "Madeira Airport", another name for FNC is "Aeroporto da Madeira".
  • Madeira Airport handled 2,311,380 passengers last year.
  • The closest airport to Madeira Airport (FNC) is Porto Santo Airport (PXO), which is located 36 miles (58 kilometers) NE of FNC.
  • The furthest airport from Madeira Airport (FNC) is Lord Howe Island Airport (LDH), which is nearly antipodal to Madeira Airport (meaning Madeira Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Lord Howe Island Airport), and is located 12,181 miles (19,604 kilometers) away in Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Australia.
  • The new runway and terminal were inaugurated on 6 October 2002, and to mark the occasion an Air-Atlantic Iceland Boeing 747-267B, registration TF-ABA, landed at the airport.
  • Madeira Airport (FNC) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Because of Madeira Airport's relatively low elevation of 190 feet, planes can take off or land at Madeira 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.
  • Between 1982 and 1986, Madeira's runway was successfully extended by 200 m to a total of 1,800 m, and also four gates were opened.
  • Madeira Airport was officially opened on 18 July 1964, with two 1,600 m runways.

Map of Nearest Airports from Madeira Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Madeira Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
135.99 miles (57.91 km) NEPorto Santo Airport (PXO)Porto Santo, Madeira, PortugalView Porto Santo Airport on a map View satellite image of Porto Santo Airport Set PXO as destination Airport Get more information about Porto Santo Airport
2286.99 miles (461.87 km) SSWLa Palma Airport (SPC)La Palma, Canary Islands, SpainView La Palma Airport on a map View satellite image of La Palma Airport Set SPC as destination Airport Get more information about La Palma Airport
3292.13 miles (470.14 km) STenerife North Airport (TFN)Tenerife, Canary Islands, SpainView Tenerife North Airport on a map View satellite image of Tenerife North Airport Set TFN as destination Airport Get more information about Tenerife North Airport
4320.15 miles (515.23 km) SELanzarote Airport (ACE)Arrecife, Canary Islands, SpainView Lanzarote Airport on a map View satellite image of Lanzarote Airport Set ACE as destination Airport Get more information about Lanzarote Airport
5321.50 miles (517.40 km) STenerife-South Airport (TFS)Tenerife, Canary Islands, SpainView Tenerife-South Airport on a map View satellite image of Tenerife-South Airport Set TFS as destination Airport Get more information about Tenerife-South Airport
6323.33 miles (520.35 km) SLa Gomera Airport (GMZ)Alajeró / San Sebastián, Canary Islands, SpainView La Gomera Airport on a map View satellite image of La Gomera Airport Set GMZ as destination Airport Get more information about La Gomera Airport
7339.33 miles (546.10 km) SSEGran Canaria Airport (LPA)Las Palmas, Canary Islands, SpainView Gran Canaria Airport on a map View satellite image of Gran Canaria Airport Set LPA as destination Airport Get more information about Gran Canaria Airport
8340.44 miles (547.89 km) SSEFuerteventura Airport (FUE)Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, SpainView Fuerteventura Airport on a map View satellite image of Fuerteventura Airport Set FUE as destination Airport Get more information about Fuerteventura Airport
9425.06 miles (684.06 km) EEssaouira-Mogador Airport (ESU)Essaouira, MoroccoView Essaouira-Mogador Airport on a map View satellite image of Essaouira-Mogador Airport Set ESU as destination Airport Get more information about Essaouira-Mogador Airport
10438.17 miles (705.17 km) SSEHassan I Airport El Aaiún Airport (EUN)El Aaiún (Laayoune), MoroccoView Hassan I Airport El Aaiún Airport on a map View satellite image of Hassan I Airport El Aaiún Airport Set EUN as destination Airport Get more information about Hassan I Airport El Aaiún Airport
11444.49 miles (715.34 km) SETan Tan Airport (TTA)Tan-Tan, MoroccoView Tan Tan Airport on a map View satellite image of Tan Tan Airport Set TTA as destination Airport Get more information about Tan Tan Airport
12463.56 miles (746.02 km) ESEAgadir – Al Massira Airport (AGA)Agadir, MoroccoView Agadir – Al Massira Airport on a map View satellite image of Agadir – Al Massira Airport Set AGA as destination Airport Get more information about Agadir – Al Massira Airport
13516.70 miles (831.55 km) EMarrakesh Menara Airport (RAK)Marrakech, MoroccoView Marrakesh Menara Airport on a map View satellite image of Marrakesh Menara Airport Set RAK as destination Airport Get more information about Marrakesh Menara Airport
14530.75 miles (854.16 km) ECasablanca–Anfa Airport (CAS)Casablanca, MoroccoView Casablanca–Anfa Airport on a map View satellite image of Casablanca–Anfa Airport Set CAS as destination Airport Get more information about Casablanca–Anfa Airport
15534.10 miles (859.55 km) EMohammed V International Airport (CMN)Casablanca, MoroccoView Mohammed V International Airport on a map View satellite image of Mohammed V International Airport Set CMN as destination Airport Get more information about Mohammed V International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Madeira Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Madeira Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,181.46 miles (19,604.12 km) ESELord Howe Island Airport (LDH)Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, AustraliaView Lord Howe Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Lord Howe Island Airport Set LDH as destination Airport Get more information about Lord Howe Island Airport
212,060.21 miles (19,408.97 km) SWNorfolk Island Airport (NLK)Norfolk Island, AustraliaView Norfolk Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Norfolk Island Airport Set NLK as destination Airport Get more information about Norfolk Island Airport
311,836.99 miles (19,049.74 km) WSWKaitaia 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
411,824.33 miles (19,029.37 km) EPort Macquarie Airport (PQQ)Port Macquarie, New South Wales, AustraliaView Port Macquarie Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Macquarie Airport Set PQQ as destination Airport Get more information about Port Macquarie Airport
511,819.63 miles (19,021.80 km) ESECoffs Harbour Airport (CFS)Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, AustraliaView Coffs Harbour Airport on a map View satellite image of Coffs Harbour Airport Set CFS as destination Airport Get more information about Coffs Harbour Airport
611,813.73 miles (19,012.31 km) EKempsey Airport (KPS)Kempsey, New South Wales, AustraliaView Kempsey Airport on a map View satellite image of Kempsey Airport Set KPS as destination Airport Get more information about Kempsey Airport
711,804.98 miles (18,998.22 km) ESEEvans Head Memorial Aerodrome (EVH)Evans Head, New South Wales, AustraliaView Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Set EVH as destination Airport Get more information about Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome
811,804.62 miles (18,997.65 km) ESEBallina Byron Gateway Airport (BNK)Ballina, New South Wales, AustraliaView Ballina Byron Gateway Airport on a map View satellite image of Ballina Byron Gateway Airport Set BNK as destination Airport Get more information about Ballina Byron Gateway Airport
911,801.75 miles (18,993.03 km) ESEClarence Valley Regional Airport (GFN)Grafton, New South Wales, AustraliaView Clarence Valley Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Clarence Valley Regional Airport Set GFN as destination Airport Get more information about Clarence Valley Regional Airport
1011,801.58 miles (18,992.76 km) WSWKaikohe 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
1111,799.50 miles (18,989.41 km) WSWKerikeri 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
1211,788.28 miles (18,971.35 km) WSWDargaville 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
1311,788.20 miles (18,971.22 km) ESELismore Airport (LSY)Lismore, New South Wales, AustraliaView Lismore Airport on a map View satellite image of Lismore Airport Set LSY as destination Airport Get more information about Lismore Airport
1411,779.16 miles (18,956.68 km) ESEGold Coast Airport (OOL)Coolangatta, Queensland, AustraliaView Gold Coast Airport on a map View satellite image of Gold Coast Airport Set OOL as destination Airport Get more information about Gold Coast Airport
1511,775.31 miles (18,950.48 km) ENewcastle Airport (NTL)Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaView Newcastle Airport on a map View satellite image of Newcastle Airport Set NTL as destination Airport Get more information about Newcastle Airport