There is one major airport on the Spice Isle, and it is located in the parish of Saint George's –which just happens to be where the small resort community of Calliste is located. The airport is so near this town, in fact, that if it weren't for traffic and logistics, you might be able to walk to your accommodations.
Theis a small but efficient airport when compared to others in the region. It has two asphalt runways and five arrival gates, with a staff that manages to keep things running smoothly – many people who have traveled through this airport have noted the ease with which they have been table to make it through customs and the like. Inside the terminal there are several restaurants and shops to keep passengers busy while they wait for the flight to board, or to pick up a few needs when they first arrive on the island.
If you're traveling to Calliste from most places around the world, your passport will be enough identification to allow you to gain entry. Some locations, however, like Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia require that you have a visa to visit for a long period of time.
Regular flights from the United States typically travel from Miami or New York City, so many people will connect through these locations before flying to Grenada. Because the airport is a small one, it is also common to take a commercial flight to another island in the region, then transfer to a small airline.
This table will tell you which airlines are flying from the states as well as the airports they fly from. Not all of the flight combinations you will find listed on some of the booking engines are logical choices so it can be handy to see at a glance which airlines provide direct service to this airport.
|Miami, FL, USA||MIA||American Airlines|
Canada's leading carrier,, travels to Grenada from Canada, but visitors can also travel with to this destination.
If you're traveling from Europe, you'll have the best luck getting a non-stop flight from London. From all other destinations, you'll find it easiest to connect by flying to the airport on St. Lucia which offers flights to Grenada with so you may be able to avoid having to switch planes when you arrive in the Caribbean.
If you'll be traveling from a location in Europe this chart will be useful.
|London, United Kingdom||LGW||Virgin Airlines|
If you're visiting several different islands as part of your vacation, you'll find that there are numerous flights available through regional carriers in addition to several international commercial airlines that travel between the isles.
See below for scheduled air service from airports in the Caribbean region. If there are no flights from an airport near your home, a connecting flight from a regional airport might be a very viable option.
|Bequia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||BQU||SVG Air|
|Canouan, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||CIW||SVG Air|
|Carriacou, Grenada||CRU||SVG Air|
|St. Vincent, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||SVD||LIAT|
|Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago||POS||Caribbean Airlines, LIAT|
|Union Island and nearby islands, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||UNI||SVG Air|
|Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia||UVF||British Airways, Virgin Airlines|
The easiest way to get to your accommodations in Calliste is to take a taxi from the airport. The cost is about $10(USD) for the ride and it will take around five minutes. If you're renting a car from one of the local agencies in the airport, you'll simply take Maurice Bishop Memorial Highway north until your reach your destination.
The majority of Calliste's visitors find that flying to Grenada is the way to go. You may have some work to do planning connecting flights depending on where you are traveling from, but in the long run, this is still the fastest and most efficient mode of travel.
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