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The LREC is a Laboratory from the Regional Government and was created in 1980 and operates in the areas of buildings constructions (including water supply and drainage), structural engineering, materials, seismic engineering, road engineering and engineering geology.

It works essentially consists of providing laboratory services - testing studies and expert opinions - to public and private entities on request.


The Azores are an archipelago of 9 islands located in the South Western Atlantic Ocean, about 1/3 of the way from Portugal to the East Coast of America.

The Azores are a Portuguese (and European) autonomous region.

São Miguel island, Azores is a nature lover’s absolute dream. Tropical jungles, vibrant lakes, volcanos, relaxing hot springs, stunning waterfalls, epic hiking trails, breathtaking cliffside viewpoints, endless natural wonders, and lavish greens everywhere in sight


Where is Ponta Delgada Airport?

The Azores form an autonomous region of Portugal, consisting of nine inhabited islands. The largest island is São Miguel, home to more than half of the entire population of the Azores (250,000 inhabitants). The main airport of the archipelago can be found here, west of the island’s capital Ponta Delgada. The busy road EN1-1A lies parallel to Ponta Delgada Airport.

What is the distance from Ponta Delgada Airport to the centre of Ponta Delgada?

The centre of Ponta Delgada is just 5 kilometres from the airport, by car you can complete the distance in 10 minutes.

Which airlines fly to and from Ponta Delgada Airport?

Azores Airlines

TAP Portugal



Primera Air

How to get from Ponta Delgada Airport to Ponta Delgada?

Bus transportation – AeroBus (Ponta Delgada)
About 25 minutes after arrival of each flight, the shuttle service AeroBus (UTC Azores) departs to Ponta Delgada. The bus stop is right in front of the terminal, the shuttle bus runs along the city’s main hotels. Travel time is 15 minutes on average, depending on where you have to get off. UTC Azores sells return tickets for € 5,00 each, you can buy them from the bus driver and through the official website. Children up to 11 years get 50% discount. You can obtain inquiries at the airport information desk and the reception of your hotel, they can tell when the buses depart to and from the city of Ponta Delgada. Please consult website UTC Azores for more information.

How much is the taxi fare to and from Ponta Delgada?

A taxi journey does not cost too much money, normally you will pay around € 10 for a taxi to your hotel or the centre of Ponta Delgada. Make a taxi reservation Ponta Delgada Airport through TaxiTender, an online booking platform for reliable and reasonable priced airport transfers.





The Local Organizing Committee has chosen PASSEPARTOUT as the official travel agency of 44th CIB W062. This agency is able to provide air ticket with good prices and any kind of transportation you may need.

PASSEPARTOUT Viagens e Turismo Lda
T.+351 239 713325 / 351 968631405
Skype - Catarina.Passepartout

For accommodation please contact using the code CIB W062 2018 (until 15th May):

Triângulo de Fogo - Viagens e Turismo, Lda

Rua da Igreja, 52

Fajã de Cima

9500-509 Ponta Delgada

São Miguel - Açores

Telm:+351 96 607 88 29 - +351 91 437 2990