Francisco Sa Carneiro Airport (OPO)
The biggest airport in the north of Portugal, Francisco Sa Carneiro Airport (Oporto Airport) can be found around 11 km / 7 miles to the north of the town of Porto (Oporto). Sporting a recently modernised terminal building and more than capable of handling over six million yearly passengers with ease, Francisco Sa Carneiro Airport (OPO) lies close to Aveleda, Gandra, Lavra, Mirante, Moreira and Perafita, and is also near to the small village of Vila Nova da Telha.
The airport is home to around 15 busy airlines, which fly to a selection of more than 30 international destinations. Local buses run to the city of Porto and there are also services to many other destinations in the region such as Custóias, Leça, Santa Cruz and Vila Nova da Gaia.
The Aerobus shuttle bus provides an especially popular way to reach central Porto, as well as to major hotels on-route. Speedy subway trains are available at the airport's adjacent train station, which use the 'violeta' line, while taxis operate 24 hours a day and leave from outside arrivals.
About Porto Tourism
Porto is Portugal's second city and it most famous for its locally produced port wine, which can be sampled at several nearby vineyards. The Ribeira neighbourhood is lovely for strolling, with its narrow, cobbled streets and interesting colonial architecture. Cathedrals and museums abound in Porto, the best of which are the magnificent Terreiro de Se and the nearby Casa Museu De Guerra Junquiero, while the Barredo section of the city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with monuments galore.
Francisco Sa Carneiro Airport (OPO) is located in the nearby parish of Maia and is within Pedras Rubras area, next to Boa Nova, Vila Nove de Gaia and Porto itself. Plenty of gorgeous beaches are also close to the airport, such as those in Espinho and Matosinhos.
Francisco Sa Carneiro Airport (OPO):|
|Address: Pedras Rubras, 4470 Maia, Porto, Portugal|
|Airport Code: OPO
Tel: +351 229 432 400
Fax: +351 229 484 597