Porto is Portugal's second largest city and one of the most desired tourist destinations in Europe. Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport serves as Porto's main air transport hub and is located around 15 kilometers from the city center. The airport was refurbished as part of the Euro 2004 football championships and is now one of the most modern airports in Europe.
This airport was previously known as Pedras Rubras Airport. In 1990, it was renamed after Francisco de Sá Carneiro, a former Portuguese prime minister. After the refurbishment of the airport, Porto Airport is consistently ranked among the best of airports in Europe. The airport is located in Pedras Rubras neighborhood of the city.