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Pointe-a-Pitre International Airport

The Pointe-à-Pitre Le Raizet (Guadeloupe Pôle Caraïbes) International Airport (PTP)


Pointe-a-Pitre International Airport is located on the island of Grande-Terre, just two miles (3km) north of the city Pointe-a-Pitre.

Getting to the city

Renting a vehicle is highly recommended, as public transport is very unreliable. Reputable hotels in the area may offer shuttle transfers. Cabs are also available from the airport.


Local time is GMT -4

Car rental

Car rental companies are represented at the airport include ADA, Avis, Budget, Thrifty, Europcar, Hertz, Rent a Car and Sixt.

Airport Taxis

There are taxis available at the airport, however it is well known that cabs in Guadeloupe are notoriously pricey and are therefore recommended only when there is no other option.

Transfer between terminals

The terminals are within easy walking distance of each other.


The airport is quite well-equipped with bars and restaurants, snack stands, a small grocery store, a craft store, a newspaper stand, currency exchange, a medical centre, a post office and a pharmacy. There is also a duty-free store. Meeting rooms and business facilities are also available at a cost.


Both short and long-term parking options, as well as a valet service, are available. Rates depend on the time of day, and can be by cash or card.



Pointe-a-Pitre airport has wifi services available.

Pointe-a-Pitre International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.