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Cheap Flights to Ponta Delgada

Cheap Flights to Ponta Delgada Airport

Ponta Delgada is the epicentre of tourism in Azores, an historic city situated on Portugal's Sao Miguel Island. Named after Pope John Paul II, Ponta Delgada João Paulo II Airport (PDL) is the the busiest airport in Azores, serving over 870,000 passengers annually. The airport is located less than 3 kilometres west of the city centre and handles domestic, international, and intercontinental flights out of a single terminal. Ponta Delgada airport is known for its spectacular murals and art installations, which depict the volcanoes, jungles, and flowers of the region.

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Best Time to Book a Flight to Ponta Delgada Airport

Ponta Delgada's Mediterranean climate offers perfect holiday weather year round, but the most popular time to visit the city is during the peak season, which runs from June to September. During these months, you can expect average temperatures of 20 to 30 degrees Celsius. Booking a flight during the off season is most likely to get you the lowest price on airfare. If you already have a specific departure date in mind, our Price Alert tool can be set up to notify you of ticket price changes so that you can book the best fare. 

Airlines that Fly to Ponta Delgada Airport

British Airways, TAP Portugal, and Lufthansa are just a few of the major airlines that fly to Ponta Delgada. For a full list of airlines that fly to Ponta Delgada Airport, click

What to Expect When Arriving at the Airport

Upon arriving at Ponta Delgada João Paulo II Airport, you'll be required to undergo a customs check before proceeding to the main terminal. From here, there are several options for getting to downtown Ponta Delgada, which is a short 6-minute driving distance from the airport. You'll find links to public transportation outside of the main terminal, as well as taxis and car rental services. For more information about car rental services at Ponta Delgada Airport, click here.

Airport Facilities

Ponta Delgada João Paulo II Airport's facilities include an ATM, a post office, a bank, a currency exchange kiosk, retail shores, a food court, luggage storage lockers, and a Duty Free shop. There is also a VIP lounge with faxing and copying services, and a conference centre with audio and video equipment. Free, unlimited WiFi is available throughout the airport.

What to See and Do in Ponta Delgada

While relatively small in terms of population, Ponta Delgada offers endless attractions and sightseeing opportunities for tourists. A great place to start your visit is at the historic centre on Avenida Infante Dom Henrique. There are also several organized sightseeing tours for visitors who are keen on exploring the city's rich 500-year history. Don't miss the Church of São José, a 16th-century architectural marvel and one of the city's main historic landmarks. After your tour, book a night in one of Ponta Delgada's scenic hotels -- most of them are located within walking distance of the waterfront, and offer an unforgettable coastal view.

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