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João Paulo II Airport
Aeroporto João Paulo II
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IATA: PDL – ICAO: LPPD
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Government of Portugal.
Operator ANA - Aeroportos de Portugal, SA
Location Ponta Delgada
Elevation AMSL 259 ft / 79 m
Coordinates 37°44′28″N 25°41′53″W / 37.74111°N 25.69806°W / 37.74111; -25.69806Coordinates: 37°44′28″N 25°41′53″W / 37.74111°N 25.69806°W / 37.74111; -25.69806
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 8,192 2,497 Asphalt
Statistics (2008)
Aircraft Movements 12,875
Passengers 925,766
Sources: ANA

João Paulo II Airport (IATA: PDL, ICAO: 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

Airlines Destinations
Air Berlin Düsseldorf [seasonal]
Air Transat Toronto-Pearson [seasonal]
Arkefly Amsterdam
Finnair Helsinki
SATA Air Açores Corvo Island, Flores Island, Graciosa Island, Horta, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Pico Island, Santa Maria, São Jorge Island, Terceira
SATA International Amsterdam, Boston, Frankfurt, Funchal, Lisbon, London-Gatwick, Madrid, Manchester, Montréal-Trudeau, Oslo-Gardermoen, Porto, Toronto-Pearson
TAP Portugal Lisbon


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General Info
Country Portugal
ICAO ID LPPD
Time UTC-1(0 DT)
Latitude 37.741184
37° 44' 28.26" N
Longitude -25.697870
025° 41' 52.33" W
Elevation 259 feet
79 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 010° W (01/06)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Alternate Name JOAO PAULO II
Island Group Azores I
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS
International Clearance Status Airport of Entry
Daylight Saving Time Last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October


Communications
TWR
Opr HO.
118.3
APP
Opr HO.
119.4


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
12/30 8192 x 148 feet
2497 x 45 meters
ASPHALT 062FBWT NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VORTAC VMG SAO MIGUEL 092X 114.5 6.9 NM 155.5
NDB PD PONTA DELGADA - 351 1.1 NM 288.8


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.


Remarks
CAUTION Bird haz. Gnd rises significantly NW of strip, especially on Rwy 30 extended cntrline sctr. Turnaround proh for acft with tkof wt over 80 tons.
FUEL (NC-A1)
LGT PAPI Rwy 12,30 MEHT 68'.
OPR HOURS Opr 0615-2400Z++. Emerg svc with 1 hr PN.



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