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 Vila Real Airport

Vila Real Airport is a public use airport serving the municipality Vila Real, Portugal. It is situated four kilometres southeast of the city centre. The airport resides at an elevation of 558 metres (1,831 feet). It has a runway designated 02/20, with a length of 946 metres (3,104 feet). Vila Real Airport is served by Aero VIP, which provides flights to Bragança Airport, an airport serving the Portuguese city of Bragança, and to Lisbon Portela Airport, serving Lisbon, the capital of Portugal.
 
Vila Real is the capital in the Vila Real District in northern Portugal. Despite being the largest city in the district, it only covers an area of 378.80 square kilometres, and the population in 2011 was 51,850. Vila Real may be small, but it makes up for its size by being a lively city surrounded by charming towns and villages. In 2007, it ranked number 7 in the survey of most liveable cities in Portugal in the Portuguese newspaper Expresso.
 
There are plenty of places to see in Vila Real. The Palácio de Mateus manor house, which is depicted on the label of the Mateus rosé wine, is located in the civil parish of Mateus. It has a baroque facade and beautifully landscaped gardens with stunning statues. Parque Natural do Alvão, or Alvão Natural Park, is a protected area that cover 7,220 hectares of two distinct territories: the mountainous zone and a basal zone. The park contains a high diversity of flora and fauna, gorgeous cascading waterfalls, with opportunities to raft down the watercourses.
 
The primary international airport in Portugal is Lisbon International Airport, also called Lisbon Portela Airport.
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 Getting to & from the Airport

Driving hide 

From Vila Real, head north on R. de Santo Antonio toward R. Diogo Cao. Take the first left onto R. Diogo Cao then continue onto Praca Diogo Cao. Turn left onto Av. Dom Dinis, and then a slight right onto R. de Santa Sofia. Turn left onto R. Dom Pedro de Castro and continue straight onto Av. Carvalho Araujo. At the roundabout, take the second exit onto Av. 1° de Maio/N2 then turn right onto R. Miguel Bombarda/N313. At the roundabout, take the first exit and stay on R. Bombarda/N313. Turn right onto R. Madame Brouilard/N313. At the roundabout, take the first exit. The airport will be on the right.

Taxi hide 

Ordinary taxis are distinguishable by the 'A' on the door or licence plate, which stands for 'aluguer' or ‘for hire’.

 Airport Contact Details

Vila Real Airport

Address:
Aeródromo Municipal de Vila Real,
Portela Folhadela,
5000 Vila Real,
PORTUGAL

Tel:+351 (0)259 336620
Fax:+351 (0)259 336688

Website:

Owner:
Câmara Municipal de Vila Real

 Location Details

Longitude:7° 43' 15'' W
Latitude:41° 16' 28'' N
IATA code:VRL
ICAO code:LPVR

 Airport Location

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