Whether you’re using the Arrivals Hall or Departure Lounge at Faro Airport (FAO), it’s good to know that the terminal building is well equipped with a wide range of passenger facilities and services to cater for every need.
From leisure travellers and families on holiday in the Algarve to those passing through on business, you will find that FAO offers all the necessities you need at the airport.
Bars & Restaurants
Despite its compact size, Faro Airport has a good variety of bars, cafés and restaurants located in the terminal building, offering anything from sandwiches and pastries to pasta and pizza.
For full details of food and drink available in public Arrivals Hall and the security restricted Departure Lounge.
Please see Bars, restaurants and cafes at Faro Airport
Faro Airport has a varied selection of shops catering for anything from basic necessities to luxury clothing and accessories, and last minute presents and souvenirs. A small selection of shopping facilities can be found in the public Arrivals Lounge while most retail outlets, including Duty Free Shopping, fashion, toys, Portuguese delicacies and leather goods, are located in the air side Departure Lounge.
For a comprehensive listing, please see Shops at Faro Airport
Faro Airport has a lounge available that can be hired for business meetings and conferences. Audiovisual equipment is also available. There is free WiFi accessible throughout the terminal building. Since 2015, internet access has been redesigned to make it more convenient for travellers – it is now free for an unlimited time. Simply complete a short registration process to log onto the network.
In addition, there are ‘Living Spots’ internet hotspots where mobile devices can also be charged.
For comprehensive information, please see VIP Lounge
For the convenience of all passengers, Faro Airport terminal is well equipped with facilities and services to assist with a wide range of requirements.
These include international car rental desks, luggage seal and baggage storage areas, porter service, tourist information, lost property, ATM cash machines, banks, post office, currency exchange, VAT refund office, Police and many more.
For comprehensive information, please see Passenger Services at Faro Airport.
Faro Airport is a disabled friendly environment, with all areas accessible by lift or escalators. There are disabled toilet facilities and reserved parking spaces.
In addition, Faro Airport offers special assistance for disabled passengers and those with reduced mobility issues through the MyWay service. MyWay has to be pre-booked via a travel agent or airline at least 48 hours before your flight departure time to make sure that fully trained staff, wheelchairs or other suitable mobility devices are available to escort and help travellers with check-in, luggage, security and passport controls, and boarding/disembarking.
For more details, please see Disabled Facilities at Faro Airport.
For The Kids
If you are travelling through Faro Airport with children, you will find a number of child friendly family services designed to make your journey more pleasurable for everyone.
Services for people with babies and young children include:
- Toilets and baby changing facilities widely available throughout the terminal
- Free use of pushchairs in the Departure Lounge (past security controls) all the way to the departure gate
- Airplay unsupervised children’s play area in the Departure Lounge for children up to the age of 14 years (open 6 am-midnight)
- Various other entertainment units throughout the airport.
Free Airport App
If you want to have all the important Faro airport information at your fingertips, why not download the Portuguese airport ANA App for free via iTunes, from the Apple App Store or Google Play? Use the app to:
- Check in via the ANA app
- Get real time information for flight departures and arrivals
- Easily navigate your way through the airport terminal
- Make reservations for airport services including parking, VIP lounge and fast track immigration
- Explore airport services and take advantage of exclusive offers and discounts
- Get directions and transport options to/from FAO Airport.