Lisbon Portela Airport, also known as Lisbon Airport (IATA: LIS), is an international airport located in the city of Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. In Portuguese, it is called Aeroporto de Lisboa, Aeroporto da Portela, or Aeroporto da Portela de Sacavém. It takes its name from the neighbouring parish (freguesia) of Portela in Loures Municipality, formerly known as Portela de Sacavém.
The airport is the main international gateway to Portugal and a major European hub. It is one of the largest and arguably better equipped airports in Western Europe for maintenance, navigation and air traffic control, having also been nominated as Europe's Leading Airport for five consecutive years in the World Travel Awards. The airport handled more than 18 million passengers as of 2014, and 88,459 tonnes of cargo in 2013.
The airport is the main hub of TAP Portugal and its subsidiary Portugália, a focus city for easyJet, Ryanair and SATA International and also the base for charter airlines euroAtlantic Airways, Hi Fly and White Airways. The airport is run by ANA – Aeroportos de Portugal which has been concessioned to the French group Vinci Airports in February 2013. Wikipedia