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João Paulo II Airport

Joao Paulo II Airport
Airport information
 Location of airport in Azores
Airport typePublic
OwnerGovernment of Portugal.
OperatorANA - Aeroportos de Portugal, SA
LocationPonta Delgada
Elevation79 m (259 ft)
Aircraft Movements12875

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João Paulo II Airport , named for Pope John Paul II, is an airport located on the island of São Miguel, less than 3 km west of the city of Ponta Delgada on the Azores in Portugal. In terms of traffic, this airport is the busiest in the Azores and the fourth largest infrastructure managed by ANA Aeroportos de Portugal. The new terminal was built in 1995 and in 2005 the airport served a total of 873,500 passengers.

It has scheduled domestic flights to all islands of the Azores, plus Madeira and the mainland (Lisbon and Porto). Joao Paulo II Airport also accommodates international flights to and from Europe and North America. The airport is hub for the Azorian airline SATA Air Açores and SATA International.


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