Porto Airport — It is a single terminal airport which offers flights to and from 30 destinations, both domestic and international. The Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport receives passengers and other users in the greatest of comfort, taking up the role of primary travel hub for the north-western corner of the Iberian Peninsula.
The airport terminal offers visitors a wide selection of services including cafeterias and shops as well.
The airport is located in the northern Portuguese city of Porto and is actually called Francisco Sá Carneiro, which was the name of the Portuguese prime minister that passed away in 1980 when his airplane crashed.
At that time there was a discussion about the question of the choice to name an airport after someone who died in an airplane crash. Despite the objections, the name change was carried out.
it is the third largest airport of Portugal, after Lisbon Airport and Faro Airport, many flights depart and arrive from Paris Orly airport and Geneva International Airport.
Location — Porto airport is 11 kilometers ( 6 miles ) northwest of the City of Porto in Portugal.
Time zone — GMT (GMT + 1 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October)
Driving Directions : The main roads to access the Porto airport are the Porto/Lisbon highway, the IP4 linking Vila Real and Bragança, the A3 linking Porto and Braga as well as the IC 1 and IC 24.
Address — Pedras Rubras, 4470 Maia, Portugal
Airport Code — OPO
Country Code — 351
Car Hire — On the ground floor of the Arrivals Hall are seven counters for car rental companies: A.A. Castanheira/Budget, Auto Jardim, Avis, Europcar, Hertz, National Car Rental and Sixt.
Public Transport — #Bus : Local buses can be found outside Arrivals, and follow routes across the city and surrounding areas.
Shuttle buses offer direct services to your hotel and the city centre. Services run during the day only and leave every 30 minutes. They are incredibly convenient, but are also more expensive than local buses.
— #Taxi: Taxis can be found outside of the terminal building and are there day and night. They will take you to wherever you want to go and are metered and fairly inexpensive. There is a 20 per cent rise in fares at evenings and weekends.
— #Subway: Line Violeta. Connection to city downtown and interface with Railways.
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