Ponta Delgada airport (PDL)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


  Passenger Guide


Ponta Delgada João Paulo II Airport, popularly known as Nordela Airport and opened on August 24, 1969, serves the island of São Miguel, in the Azores archipelago, 1500 km from Lisbon. It operates destinations within the islands and the country, and 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 +351 296 209 720), Ryanair (Tel +44 871 246 0002), SATA Air Açores (Tel +351 296 209 720), TAP Air Portugal (Tel +351 707 205 700).

Annual passenger traffic: 2.1 million passengers went through it in 2022.

Tel: +351 296 205 400 - FACEBOOK

There is a tourist information desk in the Arrivals Hall (Tel +351 296 284 569).


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

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Accommodation near Ponta Delgada airport (PDL)

The nearest accommodations include:

Azores Holidays House (0.7 km/0.4 miles)
Quinta São José da Relva (1.1 km/0.7 miles)
Apartamento do Paim (1.3 km/0.8 miles)
Azores House (1.3 km/0.8 miles)
Carvão PDL Inn (1.4 km/0.9 miles)


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Parking services at Ponta Delgada airport (PDL)

Four parking areas within the site. In addition, there is a Kiss & Fly area on the pavement in front of the Departures area which is free of charge for 10 minutes. Fares

P1 - For short stays.
P2, P4, P6 - Sectors for medium and long stays.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities include elevators, escalators and moving walkways. Should you require special assistance, notify your airline or travel agent of your particular needs 48 hours in advance.

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Latest updates: August 18, 2023