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.
The following table informs you of which airlines have flights from the United States and the places from which they are flying. Online booking engines don't consistently show the best options so it can be useful to see which airlines fly directly 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're going to fly from a European city the table below 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 the following chart for a complete list of air service from other airports in the Caribbean. If you can't get a flight from a local airport, a connecting flight from a regional airport could be a very good solution.
|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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