Info and direct connections to Santa Delgada's Joao Paulo II airport


SMG PDL Relva Joao Paulo II terminal

Photo, 2007 Ruben JC Furtado


Joao Paulo II International Airport, is an airport stop located in the island of Sao Miguel, in the Azores. It is about 2 kilometers west of Ponta Delgada, and is the main and busiest airport in the archipelago. From here, direct connections are guaranteed with the other airports of the archipelago, the Portuguese cities and some important European and extra-European destinations.

Inside the Terminal, you will find numerous shops, restaurants, shopping and duty free areas. Here is the list of companies and colleague, direct entities with the airport João Paulo II of Ponta Delgada:

Azores Airlines: Boston, Funchal, Frankfurt, Gran Canaria, Lisbon, Porto, Praia, Toronto-Pearson. Seasonal: London-Gatwick, Montréal-Trudeau, Providence.
Delta Air Lines, seasonal: New York-JFK.
Germany, seasonal: Dusseldorf.
Primera Air, seasonal: Billund, Copenhagen, Oslo-Gardermoen, Stockholm.
Ryanair: Lisbon, London-Stansted, Port. Seasonal: Hahn, Manchester.
SATA Air: Açores Corvo, Flores, Graciosa, Horta, Pico, Santa Maria, São Jorge, Terceira.
TAP Air Portugal: Lisbon, Porto.
TUI fly, Seasonal: Amsterdam, Brussels.

From this link, you can buy your flight to the Azores AT THE LOWEST PRICE!


You can move or reach the airport exclusively by car, or taxi.

At the airport you will find numerous agencies to rent a car. As always, our advice is to move in advance, to get the best rate. From this link, you can compare different rental agencies, so you get the best solution for your needs.


Outside the Arrivals Terminal, you will find several taxis with which you can reach every part of the island of Sao Miguel. Central Taxi Pdl offers a comfortable and efficient transfer service to / from Joao Paulo Airport, at fixed prices. The price starts from a minimum of only € 12 for the journey to Ponta Delgada, to a maximum of € 60 per Faial de Terra.

On the official website, from this link, all the practical and useful info, and the prices updated for the different routes.