Ponta Delgada airport (PDL)

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Ponta Delgada airport (PDL)

Ponta Delgada João Paulo II Airport, opened on August 24, 1969, serves the island of São Miguel, in the archipelago of the Azores, 1500 km away from Lisbon. It operates with destinations inside the islands and the country, and with international flights within Europe and North America.

Official Website: aeroportopontadelgada.pt
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 5:00 am to 0:00 am.
Airlines: Azores Airlines (Tel +351 707 227 282), Delta Air Lines (Tel +351 296 306 762), Ryanair (Tel +44 871 246 0002), SATA Air Açores (Tel +351 707 227 282), TAP Air Portugal (Tel +351 707 205 700).
Annual passenger traffic: 1.9 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +351 296 205 400. E-mail: [email protected] There is a tourist information desk in the Arrivals Hall (Tel +351 296 284 569).

Location

The airport is situated 3 km (2 miles) to the west of the city of Ponta Delgada.

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On the ground floor of the terminal there are car rental offices from the following companies:

Autatlantis (Tel +351 296 684 632 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Europcar (Tel +351 296 381 249 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
Guerin/Enterprise (Tel +351 936 890 727 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Hertz (Tel +351 296 205 435 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Ilha Verde (Tel +351 296 684 360 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Sixt (Tel +351 255 788 199 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Wayzor (Tel +351 296 301 805 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)

 

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The closest accommodations include:

Azores Holidays House (0.7 km/0.4 miles)
Pedro Sousa Rooms (0.9 km/0.6 miles)
Azores Garden House (0.9 km/0.6 miles)
A House In Azores (1 km/0.6 miles)
Pedacinho do Céu (1.4 km/0.9 miles)

 

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The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureau (Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm, weekends from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm and from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm), post office, workstations, plugs for electric devices, mobile phone service and Wi-Fi access free of charge. The SATA Lounge is situated on the left side of the main boarding hall and opens from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm; it provides air conditioning, newspapers and magazines, TV, refreshments, drinks, telephones (access with Priority Pass, DragonPass, Diners Club, SATA Silversky, Goldsky, Imagine or Trade membership, business class passengers from SATA Air Açores).

Food and Drinks- Restaurant on the first floor, coffee shops and bar on the lower level.
Shopping- There are stores with duty-free items in the Departures area and shops selling souvenirs, accessories, clothing, newspapers and magazines, handicrafts, sports, jewellery.
Baggage- Secure wrapping before the security checkpoint, available from the first flight until the last (Tel +351 917 386 826). Luggage storage in the Arrivals Hall, from 6:00 am to 0:00 am (Tel +351 296 205 440). Lost and found office in the Departures lounge (Tel +351 296 205 400 ext. 1389).
Other Services- Baby care facilities.

 

Taxi - Cabs from Central Taxis PDL (Tel +351 296 302 530 / 296 382 000 / 938 346 759) available outside the Arrivals Hall. Journey time to the city centre is around 10 minutes.

 

Two parking areas inside the grounds. Rates

P1 - For short stays. The first 10 minutes have no charge.
P2 - Medium- and long-term lot.

 

Facilities include lifts, escalators and moving walkways. If you should require special assistance, notify your airline or travel agency about your particular needs 48 hours in advance.