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Funchal Airport

Funchal Airport Renamed

Funchal Airport is an international airport located on the Portuguese island of Madeira

It was recently renamed after the world renowned Madeiran footballer Cristiano Ronaldo

The airport is located east of Madeiras capital Funchal which is only a quick 13KM ride away

Airport Renovations

In 2016, Madeira Airport was modernised and renovated as part of an €11 million investment

funchal airport duty free shops

Funchal airports new layout has been designed to accomodate a large number of duty free shops

The renovated terminal which was opened in June 2016 and can now handle up to 1,400 passengers per hour

Getting to and from funchal airport

There are currently no public transport links from the airport to Funchal

You can easily book a funchal airport transfer to your accommodation with Madeiras favorite transfer company

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funchal airport transfers

Funchal, Madeira Island’s Capital

The city itself is nestled in a spectacular natural harbour, facing the blue Atlantic with a backdrop of dramatic mountains

Funchal is located on the south coast of Madeira, where banana plantations and wonderful gardens with flowers bloom all year round

Funchal has also been, for many years, one of the Atlantic cruise ships main ports of call

The approach to Funchal harbour is well documented as one of the two most spectacular in the world, being on a par with Rio de Janeiro in Brazil

It has now become a tradition that most European cruise ships on their maiden voyage to stop in Funchal

The Hawaii of Europe

Madeiras only airport mainly receives flights from European countries due to Madeira being a favorite year round holiday destination

Fauna and Flora

The Island of Madeira is very rich in fauna and flora due to its year round subtropical climate and range of microclimates

The Laurisilva is a protected Unesco World Heritage site, that contains a variety bird species and a high number of endemic species