Madeira Airport

Madeira Airport

Madeira Airport, also known as Funchal Airport or Cristiano Ronaldo International Airport, is the main airport serving Madeira and is situated less than 15 km from Funchal. Serving over 3 million travelers every year, the airport offers a wide range of services mostly across Europe, many of which are conducted on a seasonal basis.

Terminals at Madeira Airport

Madeira Airport consists of a single passenger terminal and offers a good selection of facilities and amenities to meet the needs of travelers. Transferring between flights at the airport is very simple as all operations are conducted under the same roof. The terminal building itself is relatively old having opened up in 1973, and it is unique in that a lot of the structure has been built underground.

Facilities at Madeira Airport

At Madeira Airport travelers can enjoy a broad range of amenities and services including many places to eat, drink and shop. Hungry travelers will find a wide selection of eateries, cafés and restaurants serving up a range of cuisine, while there are also a number of duty-free locations across the airport alongside plenty of retail outlets. You can also find all of the usual essentials you would need including currency exchanges, childcare facilities and medical services.

Disabled accessibility at the airport is excellent with many facilities such as elevators, walkways and disabled toilets. The airport is also dedicated to providing personalized support for travelers who need it, although you will need to arrange this at least 48 hours before your flight. While you are at the airport you will also be able to connect to free Wi-Fi to keep yourself occupied.

Madeira Airport Travel Information

There are a few transportation options available to passengers arriving including public transportation for those on a budget. There are local buses which run from Funchal to Madeira Airport as well as a dedicated airport shuttle bus service. However, you can find taxis available just outside of the terminal building if you would rather reach your destination directly. All taxis are fitted with meters so you will be able to get a fair price for your journey.

There are also a number of car rental agencies at Madeira airport, so you can conveniently rent your own car once you have landed. Vehicle owners will also find there is plentiful parking available both short- and long-term, with all car parks within close walking distance to the passenger terminal.

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* This information is correct as of May 2018

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 Airport Contact Details

Madeira Airport

Aeroporto da Madeira,
9100-105 Santa Cruz,

Tel:+351 (0)291 520700
Fax:+351 (0)291 520761


ANAM - Aeroportos e Navegação Aérea da Madeira

 Location Details

Longitude:16° 46' 41'' W
Latitude:32° 41' 39'' N

 Airport Location

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