Airport

The Azores

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Airport

There are five international airports located in the Azores. São Miguel Island (the largest island in the Azores) — the Ponta Delgada João Paulo II Airport (PDL) is located 2 km from Ponta Delgada. Faial Island — the international Horta Airport (HOR) airport is located 10 km from Horta. Terceira Island — the international Lajes Airport (TER) is located in Lajes and is 22 km from Angra do Heroísmo and 5 km from Praia da Vitória. Santa Maria Island — the Santa Maria Airport (SMA) is located 5 km from Vila do Porto. Pico Island — Pico Airport (PIX) is located 8 km from Madalena. To travel between islands, you can take a domestic flight with by SATA airlines (www.sata.pt ), or you can travel by ferry (Atlanticoline, www.atlanticoline.pt) around all islands (from June to September). Transmaçor (www.transmacor.pt) also operates by boat between Terceira, Faial, Pico and São Jorge islands. For all airports, the most convenient form of transportation is by taxi or rental car.

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