Lisbon International Airport (IATA code LIS), is officially named Lisbon Portela Airport and is situated approximately 7 km to the north from the Castle of Sao Jorge in the capital city of Portugal, Lisbon. Thus, it is one of the few airports on the continent that is set inside such a main city. A main European hub, the airport is among the largest in Southern Europe. It has two main runways and handles around 15 million travellers. Lisbon International Airport acts as a main base for EasyJet, TAP Portugal, Portugalia and White Airways, as well as SATA International. At the end of year 2006 a plan for expansion of the airport was accepted in order to answer the increasing passenger traffic. This included an expansion of the existing terminal, a construction of a new terminal, introduction of a larger parking zone, plus a new underground station. At the moment Terminal 1 handles the international flights, while Terminal 2 handles the domestic flights and since the fall of 2010 is also used by the budget airline EasyJet. The transfer between the two terminals is by free shuttle buses. There are plans the airport to be replaced by an airport in Alcochete, which is to become ready in year 2017. Lisbon International Airport is reached by several bus lines and metered taxis. The facilities available here include a business lounge zones and a conference room, facilities for the disabled travellers, parking zone for short-term and long-term stay. The rest of the airport facilities include a bank office, a post office, many restaurants and cafes, various shops and a duty-free zone, plus offices of car-rental companies. 

Latitude 38
Longitude 9
Full name Lisbon
Alternative names Lisbon Portela Airport
Address Government of Portugal
Phone +351 (21) 841 3500
Owner Alameda das Comunidades Portuguesas, 1700-111 Lisbon, Portugal