About this route:

A direct, nonstop flight between João Paulo II Airport (PDL), Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal and La Gomera Airport (GMZ), Alajeró / San Sebastián, Canary Islands, Spain would travel a Great Circle distance of 831 miles (or 1,338 kilometers).

A Great Circle is the shortest distance between 2 points on a sphere. Because most world maps are flat (but the Earth is round), the route of the shortest distance between 2 points on the Earth will often appear curved when viewed on a flat map, especially for long distances. If you were to simply draw a straight line on a flat map and measure a very long distance, it would likely be much further than if you were to lay a string between those two points on a globe. Because of the relatively short distance between João Paulo II Airport and La Gomera Airport, the route shown on this map most likely still appears to be a straight line.

Departure Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: PDL / LPPD
Airport Names:
  1. João Paulo II Airport
  2. Aeroporto João Paulo II
Location: Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal
GPS Coordinates: 37°44'30"N by 25°41'52"W
Area Served: Ponta Delgada
Operator/Owner: Government of Portugal
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 259 feet (79 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Arrival Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: GMZ / GCGM
Airport Names:
  1. La Gomera Airport
  2. La Gomera Airport ODB
Location: Alajeró / San Sebastián, Canary Islands, Spain
GPS Coordinates: 28°1'46"N by 17°12'52"W
Operator/Owner: Aena
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 716 feet (218 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about João Paulo II Airport (PDL):

  • João Paulo II Airport handled 928,801 passengers last year.
  • João Paulo II Airport (PDL) currently has only 1 runway.
  • In addition to being known as "João Paulo II Airport", another name for PDL is "Aeroporto João Paulo II".
  • It has scheduled domestic flights to all islands of the Azores, plus Madeira and the mainland.
  • The closest airport to João Paulo II Airport (PDL) is Santa Maria Airport (SMA), which is located 60 miles (97 kilometers) SSE of PDL.
  • The furthest airport from João Paulo II Airport (PDL) is Merimbula Airport (MIM), which is nearly antipodal to João Paulo II Airport (meaning João Paulo II Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Merimbula Airport), and is located 12,188 miles (19,615 kilometers) away in Merimbula, New South Wales, Australia.
  • João Paulo II Airport, named after Pope John Paul II, is an airport located on the island of São Miguel, 2 km west of the city dock of Ponta Delgada on the Azores in Portugal.
  • Because of João Paulo II Airport's relatively low elevation of 259 feet, planes can take off or land at João Paulo II Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.

Facts about La Gomera Airport (GMZ):

  • In the next chart, the evolution of passengers traffic by year is indicated.
  • Finally, in the 1980s, problems with wounded evacuations necessitated building an airport in the island, and on 27 July 1987 an agreement for the construction of the airport was signed.
  • Because of La Gomera Airport's relatively low elevation of 716 feet, planes can take off or land at La Gomera Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • In addition to being known as "La Gomera Airport", another name for GMZ is "La Gomera Airport ODB".
  • La Gomera Airport (GMZ) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The closest airport to La Gomera Airport (GMZ) is Tenerife-South Airport (TFS), which is located 39 miles (63 kilometers) E of GMZ.
  • The furthest airport from La Gomera Airport (GMZ) is Norfolk Island Airport (NLK), which is nearly antipodal to La Gomera Airport (meaning La Gomera Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Norfolk Island Airport), and is located 12,116 miles (19,499 kilometers) away in Norfolk Island, Australia.

Map of Nearest Airports to João Paulo II Airport:

List of Nearest Airports to João Paulo II Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
160.44 miles (97.26 km) SSESanta Maria Airport (SMA)Santa Maria, PortugalView Santa Maria Airport on a map Set SMA as origin Airport Set SMA as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Maria Airport
2103.34 miles (166.31 km) NWLajes Air Base (TER)Lajes, Azores, PortugalView Lajes Air Base on a map Set TER as origin Airport Set TER as destination Airport Get more information about Lajes Air Base
3156.93 miles (252.55 km) NWGraciosa Airport (GRW)Graciosa Island, Azores, PortugalView Graciosa Airport on a map Set GRW as origin Airport Set GRW as destination Airport Get more information about Graciosa Airport
4159.29 miles (256.35 km) WNWPico Airport (PIX)Pico Island, Azores, PortugalView Pico Airport on a map Set PIX as origin Airport Set PIX as destination Airport Get more information about Pico Airport
5172.63 miles (277.82 km) WNWHorta International Airport (HOR)Horta, Azores, PortugalView Horta International Airport on a map Set HOR as origin Airport Set HOR as destination Airport Get more information about Horta International Airport
6316.43 miles (509.24 km) WNWFlores Airport (FLW)Flores Island, Azores, PortugalView Flores Airport on a map Set FLW as origin Airport Set FLW as destination Airport Get more information about Flores Airport
7320.87 miles (516.39 km) WNWCorvo Airport (CVU)Corvo Island, Azores, PortugalView Corvo Airport on a map Set CVU as origin Airport Set CVU as destination Airport Get more information about Corvo Airport
8612.01 miles (984.94 km) ESEMadeira Airport (FNC)Funchal, Madeira, PortugalView Madeira Airport on a map Set FNC as origin Airport Set FNC as destination Airport Get more information about Madeira Airport
9617.02 miles (992.99 km) ESEPorto Santo Airport (PXO)Porto Santo, Madeira, PortugalView Porto Santo Airport on a map Set PXO as origin Airport Set PXO as destination Airport Get more information about Porto Santo Airport
10778.77 miles (1,253.30 km) SELa Palma Airport (SPC)La Palma, Canary Islands, SpainView La Palma Airport on a map Set SPC as origin Airport Set SPC as destination Airport Get more information about La Palma Airport
11831.34 miles (1,337.91 km) SELa Gomera Airport (GMZ)Alajeró / San Sebastián, Canary Islands, SpainView La Gomera Airport on a map Set GMZ as origin Airport Set GMZ as destination Airport Get more information about La Gomera Airport
12837.14 miles (1,347.25 km) SETenerife North Airport (TFN)Tenerife, Canary Islands, SpainView Tenerife North Airport on a map Set TFN as origin Airport Set TFN as destination Airport Get more information about Tenerife North Airport
13852.96 miles (1,372.70 km) SETenerife-South Airport (TFS)Tenerife, Canary Islands, SpainView Tenerife-South Airport on a map Set TFS as origin Airport Set TFS as destination Airport Get more information about Tenerife-South Airport
14900.23 miles (1,448.78 km) ELisbon Portela Airport (LIS)Lisbon, PortugalView Lisbon Portela Airport on a map Set LIS as origin Airport Set LIS as destination Airport Get more information about Lisbon Portela Airport
15903.04 miles (1,453.30 km) SEGran Canaria Airport (LPA)Las Palmas, Canary Islands, SpainView Gran Canaria Airport on a map Set LPA as origin Airport Set LPA as destination Airport Get more information about Gran Canaria Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from João Paulo II Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from João Paulo II Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,188.27 miles (19,615.07 km) ESEMerimbula Airport (MIM)Merimbula, New South Wales, AustraliaView Merimbula Airport on a map Set MIM as origin Airport Set MIM as destination Airport Get more information about Merimbula Airport
212,173.93 miles (19,591.99 km) ESEMoruya Airport (MYA)Moruya, New South Wales, AustraliaView Moruya Airport on a map Set MYA as origin Airport Set MYA as destination Airport Get more information about Moruya Airport
312,142.36 miles (19,541.18 km) SEIllawarra Regional Airport (WOL)Shellharbour, Wollongong, New South Wales, AustraliaView Illawarra Regional Airport on a map Set WOL as origin Airport Set WOL as destination Airport Get more information about Illawarra Regional Airport
412,121.54 miles (19,507.68 km) SESydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (SYD)Mascot (near Sydney), AustraliaView Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport on a map Set SYD as origin Airport Set SYD as destination Airport Get more information about Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport
512,114.35 miles (19,496.11 km) SEBankstown Airport (BWU)Bankstown (near Sydney), New South Wales, AustraliaView Bankstown Airport on a map Set BWU as origin Airport Set BWU as destination Airport Get more information about Bankstown Airport
612,110.70 miles (19,490.24 km) SECamden Aerodrome (CDU)Camden, New South Wales, AustraliaView Camden Aerodrome on a map Set CDU as origin Airport Set CDU as destination Airport Get more information about Camden Aerodrome
712,110.58 miles (19,490.03 km) SEGoulburn Airport (GUL)Goulburn, New South Wales, AustraliaView Goulburn Airport on a map Set GUL as origin Airport Set GUL as destination Airport Get more information about Goulburn Airport
812,107.15 miles (19,484.52 km) ESECanberra Airport (CBR)Canberra, AustraliaView Canberra Airport on a map Set CBR as origin Airport Set CBR as destination Airport Get more information about Canberra Airport
912,080.91 miles (19,442.30 km) SSEBelmont Airport (BEO)Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaView Belmont Airport on a map Set BEO as origin Airport Set BEO as destination Airport Get more information about Belmont Airport
1012,069.15 miles (19,423.37 km) EBairnsdale Aerodrome (BSJ)Bairnsdale, Victoria, AustraliaView Bairnsdale Aerodrome on a map Set BSJ as origin Airport Set BSJ as destination Airport Get more information about Bairnsdale Aerodrome
1112,067.78 miles (19,421.16 km) SSENewcastle Airport (NTL)Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaView Newcastle Airport on a map Set NTL as origin Airport Set NTL as destination Airport Get more information about Newcastle Airport
1212,066.74 miles (19,419.49 km) ESECorryong Airport (CYG)Corryong, Victoria, AustraliaView Corryong Airport on a map Set CYG as origin Airport Set CYG as destination Airport Get more information about Corryong Airport
1312,060.89 miles (19,410.07 km) ESEFlinders Island Airport (FLS)Flinders Island, Tasmania, AustraliaView Flinders Island Airport on a map Set FLS as origin Airport Set FLS as destination Airport Get more information about Flinders Island Airport
1412,056.02 miles (19,402.24 km) SSECessnock Airport (CES)Cessnock, New South Wales, AustraliaView Cessnock Airport on a map Set CES as origin Airport Set CES as destination Airport Get more information about Cessnock Airport
1512,054.20 miles (19,399.31 km) SSEMaitland Airport (MTL)Maitland, New South Wales, AustraliaView Maitland Airport on a map Set MTL as origin Airport Set MTL as destination Airport Get more information about Maitland Airport

Map of Nearest Airports to La Gomera Airport:

List of Nearest Airports to La Gomera Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
139.18 miles (63.05 km) ETenerife-South Airport (TFS)Tenerife, Canary Islands, SpainView Tenerife-South Airport on a map Set TFS as destination Airport Set TFS as destination Airport Get more information about Tenerife-South Airport
252.74 miles (84.88 km) NWLa Palma Airport (SPC)La Palma, Canary Islands, SpainView La Palma Airport on a map Set SPC as destination Airport Set SPC as destination Airport Get more information about La Palma Airport
361.67 miles (99.25 km) ENETenerife North Airport (TFN)Tenerife, Canary Islands, SpainView Tenerife North Airport on a map Set TFN as destination Airport Set TFN as destination Airport Get more information about Tenerife North Airport
4111.74 miles (179.84 km) EGran Canaria Airport (LPA)Las Palmas, Canary Islands, SpainView Gran Canaria Airport on a map Set LPA as destination Airport Set LPA as destination Airport Get more information about Gran Canaria Airport
5206.04 miles (331.58 km) EFuerteventura Airport (FUE)Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, SpainView Fuerteventura Airport on a map Set FUE as destination Airport Set FUE as destination Airport Get more information about Fuerteventura Airport
6228.13 miles (367.14 km) ENELanzarote Airport (ACE)Arrecife, Canary Islands, SpainView Lanzarote Airport on a map Set ACE as destination Airport Set ACE as destination Airport Get more information about Lanzarote Airport
7252.07 miles (405.66 km) ESEHassan I Airport El Aaiún Airport (EUN)El Aaiún (Laayoune), MoroccoView Hassan I Airport El Aaiún Airport on a map Set EUN as destination Airport Set EUN as destination Airport Get more information about Hassan I Airport El Aaiún Airport
8308.39 miles (496.30 km) SSEDakhla Airport (VIL)Dakhla, Western SaharaView Dakhla Airport on a map Set VIL as destination Airport Set VIL as destination Airport Get more information about Dakhla Airport
9323.33 miles (520.35 km) NMadeira Airport (FNC)Funchal, Madeira, PortugalView Madeira Airport on a map Set FNC as destination Airport Set FNC as destination Airport Get more information about Madeira Airport
10352.08 miles (566.62 km) NPorto Santo Airport (PXO)Porto Santo, Madeira, PortugalView Porto Santo Airport on a map Set PXO as destination Airport Set PXO as destination Airport Get more information about Porto Santo Airport
11369.56 miles (594.75 km) ETan Tan Airport (TTA)Tan-Tan, MoroccoView Tan Tan Airport on a map Set TTA as destination Airport Set TTA as destination Airport Get more information about Tan Tan Airport
12464.22 miles (747.09 km) SEFderik Airport (FGD)Fderik, MauritaniaView Fderik Airport on a map Set FGD as destination Airport Set FGD as destination Airport Get more information about Fderik Airport
13486.71 miles (783.28 km) SETazadit International Airport (OUZ)Zouerate, MauritaniaView Tazadit International Airport on a map Set OUZ as destination Airport Set OUZ as destination Airport Get more information about Tazadit International Airport
14490.47 miles (789.33 km) SNouadhibou International Airport (NDB)Nouadhibou, MauritaniaView Nouadhibou International Airport on a map Set NDB as destination Airport Set NDB as destination Airport Get more information about Nouadhibou International Airport
15496.51 miles (799.05 km) ENEAgadir – Al Massira Airport (AGA)Agadir, MoroccoView Agadir – Al Massira Airport on a map Set AGA as destination Airport Set AGA as destination Airport Get more information about Agadir – Al Massira Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from La Gomera Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from La Gomera Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,116.33 miles (19,499.29 km) WSWNorfolk Island Airport (NLK)Norfolk Island, AustraliaView Norfolk Island Airport on a map Set NLK as destination Airport Set NLK as destination Airport Get more information about Norfolk Island Airport
212,107.90 miles (19,485.72 km) SELord Howe Island Airport (LDH)Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, AustraliaView Lord Howe Island Airport on a map Set LDH as destination Airport Set LDH as destination Airport Get more information about Lord Howe Island Airport
311,976.22 miles (19,273.81 km) SSWNouméa Magenta Airport (GEA)Nouméa, New CaledoniaView Nouméa Magenta Airport on a map Set GEA as destination Airport Set GEA as destination Airport Get more information about Nouméa Magenta Airport
411,969.16 miles (19,262.44 km) SSWTontouta International Airport (NOU)Noumea, New CaledoniaView Tontouta International Airport on a map Set NOU as destination Airport Set NOU as destination Airport Get more information about Tontouta International Airport
511,937.85 miles (19,212.05 km) SSWKoné Airport (KNQ)Koné, New CaledoniaView Koné Airport on a map Set KNQ as destination Airport Set KNQ as destination Airport Get more information about Koné Airport
611,911.24 miles (19,169.23 km) SKoumac Airport (KOC)Koumac, New CaledoniaView Koumac Airport on a map Set KOC as destination Airport Set KOC as destination Airport Get more information about Koumac Airport
711,877.25 miles (19,114.53 km) SWMaré Airport (MEE)Maré, Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaView Maré Airport on a map Set MEE as destination Airport Set MEE as destination Airport Get more information about Maré Airport
811,873.78 miles (19,108.94 km) EBallina Byron Gateway Airport (BNK)Ballina, New South Wales, AustraliaView Ballina Byron Gateway Airport on a map Set BNK as destination Airport Set BNK as destination Airport Get more information about Ballina Byron Gateway Airport
911,871.22 miles (19,104.83 km) EGold Coast Airport (OOL)Coolangatta, Queensland, AustraliaView Gold Coast Airport on a map Set OOL as destination Airport Set OOL as destination Airport Get more information about Gold Coast Airport
1011,863.89 miles (19,093.04 km) EEvans Head Memorial Aerodrome (EVH)Evans Head, New South Wales, AustraliaView Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome on a map Set EVH as destination Airport Set EVH as destination Airport Get more information about Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome
1111,860.07 miles (19,086.89 km) SÎle des Pins Airport (BMY)Waala, Belep Islands, New CaledoniaView Île des Pins Airport on a map Set BMY as destination Airport Set BMY as destination Airport Get more information about Île des Pins Airport
1211,855.57 miles (19,079.64 km) ELismore Airport (LSY)Lismore, New South Wales, AustraliaView Lismore Airport on a map Set LSY as destination Airport Set LSY as destination Airport Get more information about Lismore Airport
1311,843.93 miles (19,060.92 km) EBrisbane Airport (BNE)Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaView Brisbane Airport on a map Set BNE as destination Airport Set BNE as destination Airport Get more information about Brisbane Airport
1411,837.21 miles (19,050.10 km) ECaloundra Airport (CUD)Caloundra, Queensland, AustraliaView Caloundra Airport on a map Set CUD as destination Airport Set CUD as destination Airport Get more information about Caloundra Airport
1511,834.90 miles (19,046.38 km) ESEClarence Valley Regional Airport (GFN)Grafton, New South Wales, AustraliaView Clarence Valley Regional Airport on a map Set GFN as destination Airport Set GFN as destination Airport Get more information about Clarence Valley Regional Airport