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History Tellers

History Tellers
Duration:
Flexible
From:
USD 5.68
Your tour to the emblematic monuments of this part of the town will be guided by a former university student integrated in this project, developed at the University of Madeira. This will be a university project with a solidary side that will most certainly fascinate you.

Madeira's Cliffs and Valleys Jeep Tour from Funchal

Madeira
Duration:
4 hours
From:
USD 39.76
Discover the natural beauty of Madeira on this Jeep tour that begins at your hotel in Funchal. You’ll visit the Boca dos Namorados viewpoint,  the landscapes of Jardim da Serra, and Cabo Girão. Then make a last stop at the fishing village of Câmara de Lobos before being returned to your hotel.

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Madeira Airport (FNC) Information


Madeira Airport TransfersSafely Arrive or Depart Stress-Free at the Madeira Airport -- Book a safe and convenient private Madeira Airport transfer from USD 23 or a safe and economical shared Madeira Airport shuttle transfer from USD 15/EUR 13.
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Madeira AirportWhere is Madeira Airport?
Madeira Airport (IATA: FNC, ICAO: LPMA), (informally known as Funchal Airport, and formerly known as Santa Catarina Airport), is an international airport located near Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. The airport controls national and international air traffic of the island of Madeira. It was first opened on 18 July 1964 with two 1,600m runways.


The airport was once infamous for its short runway which, surrounded by high mountains and the ocean, made it a tricky landing for even the most experienced of pilots. The original runway was only 1600 metres in length, but was extended by 200 metres 8 years after the TAP Portugal Flight TP425 incident of 1977 and subsequently rebuilt in 2000, almost doubling the size of the runway, building it out over the ocean. Instead of using landfill, the extension was built on a series of 180 columns, each being about 70m tall. This airport is also considered the Kai Tak of Europe because of its singular approach to runway 05. For the enlargement of the new runway the Funchal Airport has won the Outstanding Structures Award , given by International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE). The Outstanding Structures Award is considered to be the "Oscar" for engineering structures worldwide. The History Channel program Most Extreme Airports, ranks it as the 9th most dangerous airport in the world


 

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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2017