Ponta Delgada Airport

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

Ponta Delgada 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)

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.