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Around The World Flight 6, from Lisbon to Faro

A spectacular flight down the coast of Portugal leads our journey to Faro in the Faro District of the Algarve region, in southern Portugal. Faro is famous for it’s 200 km golden coastline and the lagoons.

Image used under Creative Commons from M. Martin Vicente

Image used under Creative Commons from M. Martin Vicente

Its 30,000-seat stadium Estádio Algarve, shared by the cities of Faro and Loulé, was one of the venues of the Euro 2004 football championship.

640px-FaroAPoverviewFaro International Airport (IATA: FAO, ICAO: LPFR) (also known as Algarve Airport) is located 4 km (2.5 mi) to the west of Faro, Portugal. The airport opened in July 1965. A total of 5.6 million passengers used Faro airport in 2011. The airport gets very busy during the summer months, namely from March to October, to the extent that the airport becomes a slot coordinated airport. Faro Airport is capable of handling six million passengers a year.

Faro is our stopover to enjoy plenty of sun and sand before our journey continues south towards Gibraltar.

Flight Information LPPT to LPFR (IFR)
Departure Lisbon (LPPT)Lisbon_LPPT
Destination Faro (LPFR)
Aircraft Pipistrel Panthera
Cruising altitude FL090, 9000 ft. (2743.2m)
Date & Time July 3, 2015 09:30 Zulu
Waypoints & Distance

LPPT MONUR TROIA ODEMI LPFR

(120.7nm, 223.5km)

Flight Plan & 

Scenery Tiles

LPPT-LPFR_Plan-G_Tails

FP_LPPT-LPFR(PlanG

FP_LPPT-LPFR (pdf)

Scenery Tiles

Photo Gallery

Around the world leg 6 – journey progress:

Next flight: Faro to Gibraltar >>>

Inspired by: First Class Simulations

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