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Infrastructures

Our country is very well known for being among those with some of the most advanced communication systems.

When it comes to making businesses move, we have what it takes. By air, sea or land we have the speed you need to make your products flow worldwide. Portugal has 3 international airports in the mainland and 7 in the Azores and Madeira Islands with regular daily flights to all major world cities. There are also regular daily cargo flights from Portugal to the major hubs in Europe and Asia.

By sea, we have 9 main sea ports in the mainland, all receiving international traffic. The port of Sines  is one of the largest deep waters ports in Europe, with virtually no operational restrictions. The second main sea port in the mainland is Leixões, followed by Lisbon port . These 3 ports have regular cargo lines, linking Portugal to the North, Central and South America, Asia, Africa, Europe and Middle East and dedicated train lines to expedite goods.

Cargo rail network in Portugal, includes 4 international railway lines, and is operated by CP. There are 2 main container terminals: one at Bobadela and the other at Leixões. Bobadela terminal is located in the outskirts of Lisbon, with direct connection to the Lisbon harbor. Leixões terminal is located inside of the Leixões harbor. Railway network includes also a logistic chain, with rail-road-ports terminals spread throughout the country to enable the transportation of goods such as construction materials, timber, agro-industrial, coal, cars and vans, fuel, and chemicals. 

Key facts:

Ø       7 international airports

Ø       Daily flights to major cities around the world

Ø       9 main sea ports

Ø       4 international railway lines

Ø       Advanced communication system