Basse Terre is home to one of six airports in Guadeloupe, however, it is rarely put to use. Instead, tourists will typically fly into the international airport on Grande Terre and drive over the Riviere Salée by bridge.
Guadeloupe's main point of entry by plane is the(PTP), which is also known simply as the Pointe a Pitre International Airport. The airport is not a huge facility compared to some others in the Caribbean, but it does have a concrete runway measuring 11,483 feet long and it is the hub for regional carriers.
At this time,flies from Miami, Florida to Pointe a Pitre several times a day on Saturdays of each week. You can connect to Miami from most other larger airports in the United States.
|Miami, FL, USA||MIA||Air France, American Airlines|
Directly flights from Canada travel out of Montreal, which means you'll have to plan a connection if you lack easy access to this airport. Fortunately, the flight is offered bywhich has flights throughout the country on a daily basis.
|Montreal, Canada||YUL||Air Canada|
Europe's only direct connection to Guadeloupe is through the London Heathrow Airport with. Most people flying from Europe will either connect here, through New York City to Miami, or elsewhere in the Caribbean.
If your vacation schedule doesn't work around the flights available from Canada, Europe, and the United States, you can book a flight to another island in the Caribbean then connect to Pointe a Pitre. Flights from many of these locations are daily as opposed to weekly.
|Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda||ANU||LIAT|
|Dominica||DOM||Air Antilles Express, LIAT, Winair|
|Dominican Republic||SDQ||Air Antilles Express, Air Caraibes, Air France|
|Grand Case, The island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten||SFG||Air Antilles Express, Air Caraibes|
|Gustavia, St. Barthelemy||SBH||Air Antilles Express|
|Isla Verde, Puerto Rico||SJU||Seaborne Airlines|
|Martinique||FDF||Air Antilles Express, Air Caraibes, Air France|
|Simpson Bay, The island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten||SXM||Air Antilles Express|
Basse Terre is a popular destination among nature lovers, and thanks to the bridge connecting it to Grande Terre, it is easy to plan to fly here. You may have to arrange your schedule around the flights which are rarely more than weekly services, but you can for sure make it happen.
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