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Airports in Bahamas

Freeport International Airport (FPO)

Overview

One of the most popular airports in the Caribbean, Freeport International Airport is also known as Grand Bahama International Airport, and is located three miles (4.8km) outside of Freeport on the island of Grand Bahama.

Flights to Freeport International Airport are almost exclusively from Florida and other Caribbean airports, with selected routes from other cities in the American South and Canada. The airport is a convenient travel hub for holidays in the Bahamas, as it is one of only two airports in the Caribbean with US Border Pre-Clearance facilities.

Location

The airport is situated three miles (5km) outside Freeport on Grand Bahama Island.

Getting to the city

Taxis are available and many hotels offer courtesy buses.

Time

GMT -5.

Contacts

Tel: +1 242 352 6020.

see full airport guide


Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS)

Overview

Officially known as Lynden Pindling International Airport, Nassau International Airport is the largest airport in the Bahamas, and the main gateway for the popular holidays destination. Located 10 miles (16km) west of Nassau on New Providence Island, the airport has recently expanded and upgraded its facilities, adding 34 new gates and increasing its capacity to five million passengers per year.

The airport has basic facilities that include a few shops and restaurants, but the main attraction to Nassau International Airport is the efficient processing times; passengers can arrive at the airport about an hour before their flight and enjoy smooth processing and short queues. Nassau International Airport has US Border pre-clearance facilities as well, making flights to the US a simple procedure.

Flights to Nassau International Airport come in from destinations all over North America and the Caribbean, including cities like Toronto, Atlanta, Montreal, Dallas, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Grand Cayman, Kingston, Panama City, Havana, Boston, New York, Montego Bay and Washington DC.

Location

The airport is situated 10 miles (16km) west of Nassau.

Getting to the city

There is no public transport from Nassau Airport into the city. Taxis are available and many hotels offer courtesy buses.

Time

GMT –5.

Contacts

Tel: +1 242 377 1760 or 377 6100.

see full airport guide


Grand Bahama International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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