Pico Island airport (PIX)

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.


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Pico Airport, opened on April 25, 1982, serves the island of the same name, belonging to the archipelago and region of the Azores, in addition to São Jorge and Faisal islands. It operates with domestic flights inside the islands and to Lisbon.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm.
Airlines: Azores Airlines, SATA Air Açores.
Annual passenger traffic: 120,000 passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +351 292 628 380.


Pico airport is situated in the island of the same name, part of the archipelago of the Azores, 9 km (5.6 miles) to the east of Madalena.

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What services does Pico airport (PIX) facilities include

The airport has Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- The terminal has a restaurant and café.
Shopping- Souvenirs, drinks, handicrafts and accessories.
Baggage- If your registered luggage is delayed, damaged or lost, contact the corresponding airline.
Other Services-


Accommodation near Pico airport (PIX)

Close to the airport there are several accommodation alternatives, such as:

Ocean Breeze (3 km/1.9 miles)
Vila Holanda Bed & Breakfast (6 km/3.7 miles)
Alma do Pico (6.1 km/3.8 miles)
Vila Barca (6.9 km/4.3 miles)
Baia da Barca (7.2 km/4.5 miles)


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Public and private transportation

Bus - Cristiano Limitada (Tel +351 292 622 126) provides the transportation service to and from the airport, connecting all locations in the island. Timetables and fares

Taxi - The service is provided by Associação de Taxistas do Pico (Tel +351 912 537 910 / 539 115). The trip to Madalena takes around 15 minutes. To go to Lajes (45 min.), contact Tel +351 912 469 357 / 919 535 361.


Car rental agencies

There are car rental desks inside the airport:

Autatlantis (Tel +351 292 629 800)
Avis (Tel +351 292 622 002 - 8:00 am to 7:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +351 292 622 002 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +351 292 642 450 - 7:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Ilha Verde (Tel +351 296 622 0002 - 8:00 am to 7:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +351 255 788 199 - 8:00 am to 7:00 pm)


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Parking services at Pico airport (PIX)

An outdoor parking lot is available to the side of the runway.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance (reduced mobility, disabled, elderly, children, pregnant women) should arrange the proper services at least 48 hours in advance with their airline.

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Latest updates: April 18, 2019