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Ponta Delgada Airport

João Paulo II Airport (PDL)


1.9 miles (3km) west of Ponta Delgada, São Miguel Island

Getting to the city

There is a bus to downtown Ponta Delgada, however taxis are the preferred method for city transfers as the airport is only 1.8 miles (3km) from the city centre.


GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October)


+351 296 205 400

Car rental

Argus operates car hire facilities at Ponta Delgada airport.

Airport Taxis

There are taxis available at the airport 24 hours a day.


The terminal contains restaurants, duty-free shopping, a bank, currency exchange, post office, ATM, and tourist information centre.


Parking in lot P1, closest to the airport terminal, starts at €0.60 per 15 minutes and then charges €10 for the first day, €12 for two days, €14 for three days, and €3.20 per day thereafter. Lot P2, situated farther from the terminal, is a little cheaper at €0.50 per 15 minutes, €8 for one day, €9 for two days, and €1 per subsequent day.

Departure Tax



Ponta Delgada Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.