Ponta Delgada Airport Informational Guide to João Paulo II Airport (PDL) - Non Official

Ponta Delgada Airport (PDL)

Find useful information about Ponta Delgada Airport: Arrivals, Departures, Terminal information, Parking, Car rental, Transport, Accommodation, Amenities and Services, among other information about João Paulo II Airport (PDL). Plan your travel to PDL Airport with the information provided in this guide.


PDL Airport is named after the former Pope John Paul II to honour its visit in 1991.


João Paulo II Airport handled 1,9 million passengers during 2022. 

Terminal + info

Ponta Delgada Airport consists of a single passenger terminal.

Facilities and Services + info

Ponta Delgada Airport offers to passengers the services listed below:

- Free Wi-Fi
- Luggage storage
- Luggage wrapping
- Lost & found
- Oversize baggage
- ATMs
- VAT refund
- Baby care rooms
- Currency exchange


Address: São Miguel, Ponta Delgada, Açores, 9500-749, PORTUGAL

+351 296 205 400 | 800 201 201


Transport + info

Ponta Delgada Airport is connected to the city centre by the following means of transport:

Bus: There are a couple of buses at Ponta Delgada Airport to the city centre and beyond.
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Taxi: Get within less than 5 minutes to downtown Ponta Delgada by taxi.
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About Ponta Delgada

Ponta Delgada is the main city of the Autonomous Region of the Azores Islands in Portugal. The city lies within São Miguel, the largest island in the archipelago, and features for its tropical character, wide seen in its traditions and gastronomy. While the administrative capital of the Azores is Ponta Delgada, the Catholic, judiciary and historic capital is still Angra do Heroísmo.

Regarding things to do in Ponta Delgada, you can take a walk in the city promenade by the sea, the São Brás Fort, the Mercado da Graça, the Praça do Municipio, Portas do Mar, and alternatively, discover the urban art pieces hidden through the city.

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