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.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 1.5 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +351 296 205 400. There is a tourist information desk in the Arrivals Hall (Tel +351 296 284 569).

 
 
 

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

 
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Bus - Services from UTC (Tel +351 296 306 777) available between the airport and the city centre, with stops at several major hotels and a fare of €3.50. They depart from in front of the enclosure 30 minutes after the arrival of each flight and the trip takes around 15 min. The company has a counter in the Arrivals area. More information

Taxi - Cabs available outside the Arrivals Hall. Reservations: Tel +351 296 302 530 / 382 000. To request taxis equipped for passengers with reduced mobility, call Tel +351 938 346 759. The fare to downtown Ponta Delgada is €9.00.

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Autatlantis (Tel +351 296 684 632), Hertz (Tel +351 296 205 435), Ilha Verde (Tel +351 296 684 360) and Varela Rent-A-Car (Tel +351 296 301 805) have offices on the ground floor. Open from 6:00 am to 0:00 am.

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The airport has a bank, ATMs, currency exchange bureau, post office, charging stations, mobile phone service, public telephones and Wi-Fi access free of charge.

Food and Drinks- Restaurant on the first floor, coffee shops and bar on the lower level.
Shopping- There is a store 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 +351 296 205 400). Lost and found office in the Departures lounge (Tel +351 296 205 400 ext. 1389).
Other Services- Baby care facilities.

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Two parking areas inside the grounds. Rates

P1 - For short stays.
P2 - Medium- and long-term lot.

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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.

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The closest accommodations include: Vintage Place Azorean Guest House (Tel +351 913 303 892), São Miguel Park Hotel (Tel +351 296 306 000), Vila Nova Hotel (Tel +351 296 301 600), Hostel Procyon (Tel +351 296 284 106), Azorean Urban Lodge (Tel +351 296 702 196), Azoris Royal Garden (Tel +351 296 307 300), In53 Guest House (Tel +351 915 237 766), Hotel Ponta Delgada (Tel +351 296 209 480), A-Típica Hostel (Tel +351 960 022 812), Casa Vitoriana (Tel +351 296 285 081).

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Latest updates: February, 10, 2017