Finally managed to get this one on these colors...
Ponta Delgada terminal on late afternoon.
On the apron, CS-TGV (A310), an A320 and a Q400...
The Control Tower is on an area separated from the terminal building, central to the runway lenght.
On final to runay 30, with Ponta Delgada passing by....
Support plane for the NASA WB-57F updated version (N926NA) that landed that day.
"NASA 928" lining up runway 15 for departure. What a strange, but great looking aircraft!!
Ponta Delgada airport overview. A310 and A320 of Sata Intl can be seen on the ramp.
Ponta Delgada airport just before landing.
S. Jorge airport overview after the recent construction works to include RESA on both runways, a new tower and apron. Note the massive landfill that had to be built on the left.
SP437 to PDL ready for start up with CS-TRC behind ready for boarding.
This is the shortest runway SATA operates to/from.
Very strange antenna on the top of the fuselage!! This NP-3D belongs to the Air Test and Evaluation Squadron Three Zero (VX-30) "Bloodhounds", based at NAS Point Mugu, California.
"Navy PR-528" receiving fuel for another long flight. This ARIES II is assigned to the Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron One (VQ-1) 'World Watchers', based at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington.
2 Sqn “Shiny Two” with the special 95th anniversary markings. What a great looking Tornado!!