Ponta Delgada Airport

The João Paulo II Airport is located in Ponta Delgada on São Miguel island in Portugal and is just 2 kilometres outside of the city centre. Many of the over 850,000 passengers that travel through come there to see the magnificent beaches, wildlife, and historical atmosphere that the city has to offer.

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Best Time to Book a Flight to Ponta Delgada

The best time to book to Ponta Delgada is typically outside of the rainy season, which occurs between November and March. June through September typically sees the best weather, with warm and balmy temperatures. July and August are two of the most crowded months, so June and September are the cheapest time to book João Paulo II Airport flights.

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Airlines that Fly to João Paulo II Airport

The main airlines that fly direct from Canada to Ponta Delgada are Azores Airlines and SATA Air. These airlines offer flights out of Toronto and Montreal. For all available options, visitors can look into the entire list of airlines that fly to Ponta Delgada.

Airport Facilities

The João Paulo II Airport has just one terminal with 10 gates. Luckily, it's a family-friendly area with a Living Spot that allows family members to rest, charge their devices, or get some work done. The entire airport features free Wi-Fi as well as a Tourist Information Desk before security to help travellers with questions.

Several different restaurants are available before and after security including Azure, Cockpit, Go To Café, Sky Plaza, and Specially. Visitors can also get their shopping done at a number of boutiques, including a duty-free store.

What to See and Do in Ponta Delgada

After landing in Ponta Delgada, many tourists flock to the city's historical centre, which includes sights such as the Igreja do Santo Cristo, a church built in 1850, and the Portas da Cidade, which are the doors into the city. Fans of the outdoors might also love perusing the Empadadas Lagoon, taking in the spectacular views at the Pico do Carvão, or taking a walking tour of Sete Cidades.

Whatever a traveller decides to do, booking a hotel room in the centre of the action in the Ponta Delgada area is imperative.

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 Getting to & from the Airport

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Taxis are the recommended way to get to and from the airport. Taxis wait just outside of the Arrival terminal. It's also possible to rent a car at the João Paulo II Airport, with all of the agencies having a counter before the security checkpoint.

Whichever option travellers go for, it's just a short six-minute drive to downtown Ponta Delgada.

 Who flies to Ponta Delgada

 Airport Contact Details

Ponta Delgada Airport

João Paulo II Airport,
9500-749 Ponta Delgada,

Tel:+351 (0) 296 205400
Fax:+351 (0) 296 286923


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 Location Details

Longitude:25° 40' 54'' W
Latitude:37° 44' 49'' N

 Airport Location

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