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Maurice Bishop

Maurice Bishop International Airport (GND)

Overview

Maurice Bishop International Airport is small by international standards, but what it lacks in size it makes up in friendliness, hospitality and efficient service. The airport was formerly known as Port Salines International Airport and started out as the hub of a US military invasion. It was expanded by the late Prime Minister Maurice Bishop, and now serves as the main gateway for many tourists flocking to enjoy Grenada's tropical beaches.

Location

The airport is situated six miles (11km) from St George’s.

Getting to the city

Buses do run to St. George's but there is no fixed schedule. Taxis are located at the exit of the Arrivals terminal and cost EC$50 to St. George's.

Time

GMT -4.

Contacts

Tel: +1 473 444 4150.

Car rental

Car rental companies include Dollar Rent a Car, David's Car Rental, Y&R and Archie Auto Rentals.

Facilities

Facilities include a tourist office, bureau de change, public telephone, restaurant, cafeterias, duty free shops, newsagent, gift shop, fresh flower stalls and first aid. There are disabled toilets and ramps in the terminal. Wheelchairs and disabled parking spaces are also available.

Parking

The car park is a short walk from the terminal. Short-term parking costs XCD 2 per hour, while long-term rates are charged at XCD 6 per day.

Departure Tax

EC$50 (adults), EC$25 (children).

Website

www.mbiagrenada.com

Airlines

American Airlines, Air Jamaica, British Airways, Conviasa, Delta, LIAT, Monarch, Saint Vincent/Grenada Air and Virgin Atlantic all offer flights to Maurice Bishop International Airport.

Internet

Free wi-fi is available throughout the airport.

Business Lounges

The VIP lounge offers a range of business services. Laptop and cell phone power points are available within the terminal.


Maurice Bishop Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.