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Porto Airport



Dr. Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport
Aeroporto Internacional Dr. Francisco de Sá Carneiro
Airport in Porto, Portugal
IATA: OPO – ICAO: LPPR
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Government of Portugal.
Operator ANA - Aeroportos de Portugal, SA
Location Greater Porto
Hub for
  • Ryanair
  • TAP Portugal
Elevation AMSL 228 ft / 69 m
Coordinates 41°14′53″N 08°40′53″W / 41.24806°N 8.68139°W / 41.24806; -8.68139Coordinates: 41°14′53″N 08°40′53″W / 41.24806°N 8.68139°W / 41.24806; -8.68139
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 11,417 3,479 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft Movements 54,107
Passengers 4,509,350
Sources: ANA

Aeroporto Internacional Dr. Francisco de Sá Carneiro (IATA: OPO, ICAO: LPPR) also known as Aeroporto de Pedras Rubras, or simply Porto Airport is the international airport of Greater Porto, Portugal. It is located approximately six miles northwest of Porto city centre, in the municipalities of Maia, Matosinhos and Vila do Conde and is run by ANA Aeroportos de Portugal. The airport is currently the third busiest in the country based on airplane operations and the third busiest in passengers, based on Aeroportos de Portugal traffic statistics, after Lisbon Portela Airport and Faro Airport.

It is named after a Portuguese Politician, Francisco de Sá Carneiro, who was killed in an airplane crash as he was heading to this airport. It was previously known as Aeroporto de Pedras Rubras. The airport is a hub of TAP Portugal and Ryanair.

On 25 February 2008, Airports Council International (ACI) announced that according to its 2007 Airport Service Quality Survey, Porto placed first overall in Europe for service and placed fourth among airports worldwide having fewer than 5 million passengers.

Airlines and destinations

Scheduled

Airlines Destinations
Aigle Azur Paris-Orly
Air Berlin Cologne/Bonn, Palma de Mallorca
Air Europa Palma de Mallorca
Air Transat Montréal-Trudeau [seasonal], Toronto-Pearson
Brussels Airlines Brussels
EasyJet Basel/Mulhouse, Geneva, London-Gatwick, Lyon, Milan-Malpensa, Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Iberia operated by Air Nostrum Madrid
Lufthansa Frankfurt
Luxair Luxembourg
Ryanair Barcelona [begins 2 November], Birmingham [seasonal], Beauvais-Tillé, Bergamo-Orio al Serio, Bologna [begins 3 November], Bordeaux, Bremen [begins 5 November], Bristol [seasonal], Brussels South-Charleroi, Carcassonne [seasonal], Dublin [seasonal], Eindhoven, Faro, Girona, Frankfurt-Hahn, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Gran Canaria, Lille, Liverpool [seasonal], London-Gatwick [begins 31 October], London-Stansted, Maastricht [begins 5 November], Madrid, Marrakesh [begins 2 November], Marseille, Memmingen [begins 2 November], Pisa [seasonal], Rodez [begins 3 November], Saint-Étienne, Tenerife-South, Tours, Valencia [begins 2 November], Weeze.
SATA International Ponta Delgada, Toronto-Pearson, Terceira [Seasonal]
Swiss International Air Lines Zürich
TAP Portugal Caracas, Funchal, Geneva, Lisbon, London-Gatwick, Newark, Paris-Orly, Rio de Janeiro-Galeão, São Paulo-Guarulhos, Zürich
TAP operated by Portugália Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Lisbon, Luxembourg, Madrid, Rome-Fiumicino
Transavia.com France Paris-Orly, Nantes, Funchal

Cargo

Airlines Destinations
Air France Cargo Paris-Charles de Gaulle
FedEx Feeder operated by Air Contractors Dublin

Metro and buses

The airport is served by Line E of the Porto Metro, linking it to downtown Porto, pendolino trains and Estádio do Dragão, and by transfer to other urban centres of Greater Porto: in Verdes station to Vila do Conde and Póvoa de Varzim (using line B), Fonte do Cuco station to Maia (line C), and Senhora da Hora station to Matosinhos (line A). Taxis and STCP buses also link the airport and the city. There is also a bus service to/from Vigo (Galicia/Spain) twice a day on weekdays, and once a day during the weekend.



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General Info
Country Portugal
ICAO ID LPPR
Time UTC 0(+1DT)
Latitude 41.248055
41° 14' 53.00" N
Longitude -8.681389
008° 40' 53.00" W
Elevation 228 feet
69 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 004° W (01/06)
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Alternate Name FRANCISCO SA CARNEIRO
Operating Hours 24 HOUR OPERATIONS
International Clearance Status Airport of Entry
Daylight Saving Time Last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October


Communications
TWR 118.0
343.6
(343.6 MIL)
INFO 124.3
APP
Opr HX.
121.1
343.6
(343.6 MIL)


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
17/35 11417 x 148 feet
3480 x 45 meters
ASPHALT 080FCWT YES


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME PRT PORTO 088X 114.1 1.5 NM 174.0
NDB POR PORTO - 327 6.1 NM 168.6


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

100/130 MIL Spec, low lead, aviation gasoline (BLUE)


Remarks
CAUTION Bird haz.
FUEL Avbl 0800-2400Z++. OT O/R. (NC-100LL, A1)
LGT PAPI Rwy 17 GS 2.7 MEHT 65'; PAPI Rwy 35 MEHT 65'.
RSTD PPR for all arr and dep acft. Rstd to acft able to maint two-way com with PortoTwr.



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