There are no hotels at the airport, but there are hotels in the hotel district of Funchal (west of the city). For more hotels and to reserve online you can go to, they have a large range of hotels with great internet rates.

Shops and restaurants

The airport has a modest range of bars, restaurants and shops, this includes the Aldeasa Duty Free Shop in the Departures Hall, you can purchase local products there, including wine.

On the top floor (Level 3) you have a beautiful view of the airplanes from the restaurant.


The police station next to the terminal also functions as the office for lost and found items (tel: +351(0)291 520 889). On the ground floor you can deposit baggage, the price is €1.50 per day.


The Madeira Airport Information Desk can be found in the Arrivals Hall on Level 1. There is an office from the Tourism Bureau on the ground floor (tel: +351(0)291 524 933) and a reservations counter from Madeira Rural for booking accommodation in the countryside (tel: +351(0)291 520 868).


Madeira Airport has two VIP lounges, one on the ground floor and one on Level 1. The airport offers personal escorts to and from the airport, the most comprehensive service costs €100.00 for two personal assistants for a group of a maximum of ten people.

Disabled facilities

There are adapted elevators and restrooms in the terminal for the disabled, but other than these there are limited services. There are no lifts to help disabled passengers in and out of the airport.

Other services

There is wireless internet access in the airport. There are two banks, a money exchange office and ATM's, there is also a post office in the Arrivals Hall.