Horta Airport (IATA: HOR, ICAO: LPHR) is situated on Faial Island, which is part of the Azores archipelago in Portugal. It specifically serves the town of Horta.One of the most distinctive features of Horta Airport is its relatively short runway. The length of the runway is approximately 1,532 meters (5,029 feet). This makes it a unique challenge, especially for larger aircraft.
Aircraft approaching Horta Airport are treated to breathtaking views of the surrounding area. The picturesque scenery includes the town of Horta, the Atlantic Ocean, and the volcanic landscape of the Azores.
Horta Airport primarily serves local and regional flights, connecting Faial Island to other Azores islands and mainland Portugal.
Due to its historical role as a refueling and stopover point for transatlantic flights, Horta Airport has played a significant part in the aviation history of the Azores and transatlantic travel.
The airport features a modern terminal building equipped with passenger services, check-in counters, security checkpoints, baggage handling facilities, and various amenities.
Several airlines operate flights to and from Horta Airport, providing connections to other Azores islands and mainland Portuguese cities.
- Accurately modeled terminal and interior
- Custom night lighting
- Custom parking positions matching with real life
- Custom surroundings
- Custom people and animated objects
- PBR Materials
- Real World based terraforming profile
- Updated CGL Data
- Ambient animated objects