Ponta Delgada airport

Main entry point in the islands of Azores, Ponta Delgada airport is located on the São Miguel island and welcomed 2.4 million passengers in 2019.

In 2023, Ponta Delgada Airport obtained ACA 4+ certification, the highest in the ACI’s environmental assessment programme. VINCI Airports received this environmental certification for all airports in Portugal, becoming the first country in the European Union to have its entire airport system (10 airports) certified ACA 4+. Then, at the end of 2023, Funchal airport reached level 5 of the Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) program of Airports Council International (ACI). It is one of the first ten airports in the world to achieve this level, which certifies the airport has reached balance on its direct emissions.

Key figures

  • 2,4 M
    passengers in 2019
    +6.2% compared to 2018

8 airlines

  • TAP Portugal
  • TUI

5 restaurants and cafés

  • Specially

17 stores

  • Loja dos Açores
  • My Azores Collection
  • Nova câmbios
  • Parfois
  • Safe Bag
  • Santander
  • Sports at Heart
  • Travel & Business Gate Travel

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