Lisbon Portela Airport is one of the most important and main airports in Portugal, and because of its proximity to the Portela area, it is also called Lisbon Portela International Airport and, of course, Humberto Delgado Airport. ) is also known. This airport was opened on October 15, 1942, right in the middle of World War II in Lisbon.
In this airport, since 1946, very large airlines such as Air France, British Airways used it for scheduled flights.
Portuguese army in this area, but at the end of these consultations, the army agreed to hand over this area to the airport.
But at the end of the start operation for the construction of the new airport, in 2013, the whole project was stopped. The funds intended for the construction of a new airport in Lisbon were eventually allocated to the development and improvement of the current Lisbon airport.
Lisbon International Airport is located 7 km from the city center and is served by 50 airlines flying to more than 121 international destinations. Freight and cargo planes are also present at this airport.
Lisbon International Airport has two terminals number 1 and 2. Terminal No. 1 of this airport is actually the main building of the Lisbon airport, which includes various stores and entertainment facilities for passengers.
Terminal No. 1 has two check-in halls, one of which has 13 counters and the other has 68 counters. 7 gates of these halls are for Schengen visa.
Most reputable airlines use Terminal 1, and Terminal 2 is newer and smaller, and is mostly used for economy flights.
This terminal is located on the south side of the airport and is equipped with 21 check-in gates. This hall has 14 exit gates. He used the airport shuttle service from Terminal No. 1 to reach Terminal No. 2 of Babed Airport. This service is free.
If you are interested, you can use a bicycle because the Lisbon airport has 2 special routes for cycling, 300 meters and 70 kilometers long.
To use the train, you can walk from the airport to the nearest train station in about 10 minutes and go wherever you want.
Lisbon International Airport metro station is located in the southern part of Terminal No. 1 and you can travel to the city center from there within 20 minutes.
Bus stops are also located in the entrance section of Lisbon airport for the use of passengers and visitors.
Of course, it is necessary for the passengers of this airport to know that these buses have certain restrictions in accepting passengers’ luggage, and passengers with large luggage should use the airport shuttle or Aerobus.
Aerobus buses are for passengers with loads of equipment and are ready to transport passengers to their destinations from 7:30 am to 11:00 pm in front of the Lisbon airport terminals.
Shuttles are also located in the main area of the airport and are ready to transfer passengers outside the service area of Aerobuses.
Taxis are ready to transport passengers 24 hours a day in front of the exits of the terminals.