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The Algarve’s Faro Airport to get major overhaul

Portugal’s primary southern airport is to get a €33m renovation to increase passenger capacity, improve immigration facilities and boost retail options for holidaymakers.

A view over the Algarve taking off from Faro Airport.
A view over the Algarve taking off from Faro Airport. Image by Natalia / CC BY 2.0

Faro Airport, which acts as a gateway to Portugal’s popular Algarve beaches, will start works this autumn and expects to complete the overhaul by March 2017, before the peak summer season. Airport bosses have promised that the works will cause minimal disruptions for airport users. Read more: theportugalnews.com