# How far is Pico Island from Ponta Delgada?

The distance between Ponta Delgada (João Paulo II Airport) and Pico Island (Pico Airport) is 160 miles / 257 kilometers / 139 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Ponta Delgada (PDL) to Pico Island (PIX) is 203 miles / 326 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 62 hours 9 minutes.

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## Distance from Ponta Delgada to Pico Island

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Ponta Delgada to Pico Island. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 159.593 miles
• 256.840 kilometers
• 138.683 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 159.293 miles
• 256.358 kilometers
• 138.422 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## How long does it take to fly from Ponta Delgada to Pico Island?

The estimated flight time from João Paulo II Airport to Pico Airport is 48 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between João Paulo II Airport (PDL) and Pico Airport (PIX)

On average, flying from Ponta Delgada to Pico Island generates about 48 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 48 kilograms equals 107 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Ponta Delgada to Pico Island

See the map of the shortest flight path between João Paulo II Airport (PDL) and Pico Airport (PIX).

## Airport information

Origin João Paulo II Airport