Introduction of Joao Paulo II Airport
Joao Paulo II Airport (IATA: PDL, ICAO: LPPD), an international airport, is located on the island of São Miguel (Saint Michael), in the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores. The airport is the primary (and busiest) airport in the Azores, as well as the fifth largest infrastructure managed by ANA Aeroportos de Portugal. The airport is the major hub for the SATA Group of airlines, which includes both inter-island SATA Air Açores and international Azores Airlines, and since April 2015 as a base for Ryanair. Ponta Delgada is the main city of the Autonomous Region of the Azores Islands in Portugal. The city lies within São Miguel, the largest island in the archipelago, and features for its tropical character, wide seen in its traditions and gastronomy.