João Paulo II Airport

Infobox Airport
name = João Paulo II Airport
nativename = Aeroporto João Paulo II
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type = Public
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operator = ANA - Aeroportos de Portugal, SA
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location = Ponta Delgada
elevation-f = 259
elevation-m = 79
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r1-number = 12/30
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r1-length-m = 2,497
r1-surface = Asphalt
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João Paulo II Airport Airport codes|PDL|LPPD, 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.

Airlines and destinations

*Airberlin (Nuremberg begins in October)
*Finnair (Helsinki)
*SATA Air Açores (Corvo Island, Flores Island, Graciosa Island, Horta, Pico Island, Santa Maria, São Jorge Island, Terceira)
*SATA International (Amsterdam, Boston [public charter] , Dublin, Faro, Frankfurt, Funchal, Horta, Lisbon, London-Gatwick, Madrid, Manchester, Montreal, Providence, Porto, Santa Maria, Terceira, Toronto-Pearson)
*Scandinavian Airlines System (Oslo, Stavanger)
*Skyservice (Toronto-Pearson)
*Sterling Airlines (Billund, Copenhagen, Oslo)

External links

* [ Official site (English)]

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