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Sangster International Airport

Sangster International Airport (MBJ)


Sangster International, or Sir Donald Sangster International Airport, handles flights coming into Jamaica from destinations worldwide and is capable of handling more than nine million passengers each year.

Sangster International has an impressive array of amenities as well as expanded parking facilities. The staff at Sangster International are friendly, and make the overall airport experience a pleasant one.


The airport is located two miles (3km) northeast of Montego Bay.

Getting to the city

Hotel Shuttles, taxis and Intra-island Airlines are located in the Ground Transportation Arrivals Hall outside the Customs area. Many hotels will organise airport shuttles for guests.


Local time is GMT - 5


Tel: +1 876 952 3124.

Car rental

Car rental companies at Sangster International Airport include Thrifty, Hertz, Budget, Avis and Island Car Rental.

Airport Taxis

There are two taxi companies operating at Sangster International Airport: JUTA and JCAL. They can be booked at the Authorised Airport Taxi desk located just outside the Customs exit.

Transfer between terminals

Both the domestic and international terminals are located in one building and are within close proximity to each other.


There are ATMs, currency exchange facilities, lost and found facilities, business lounges offering fax, photocopy and internet facilities, childcare amenities, police station, a smoking lounge, a tourist information service, a number of restaurants and beverage stands, and dozens of shops, including duty-free.


Parking is available for JMD 150 per hour, and JMD 600 for 3-24 hours.

Departure Tax




Free wifi is available at the airport.

Sangster International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.