How to Reach Diamante by Airplane

Fly to Fort de France and in less than an hour you can be in Diamante

When you're traveling to a town like Diamante on an island like Martinique, your options for getting there involve either flying or sailing.  While Diamante is actually quite the hot spot for yachters, most people choose to fly and will land at the island's only international airport just under 40 minutes away from town.  

Aimé Césaire Airport

The modern Aimé Césaire Airport greets travelers with a number of great facilities including accommodations for the handicapped, duty free shopping, restaurants and bars, a bank and money exchange, customs, a tobacconist, and more.  Large international air crafts travel here regularly from Europe, the United States, Canada, and from within the Caribbean, making it easy to travel here from around the world. 

Flying to Diamante from the US

You can get to Martinique direct through Miami with both American Airlines and Air France, in addition to a connection from New York City or Boston to San Juan, Puerto Rico.

If you'll be flying from the U.S. the following information may be helpful. Not all of the flight combinations you will be shown on some of the booking engines are good options so it can be helpful to see which airlines actually offer direct service to this airport.

Aimé Césaire Airport U.S. Flights
To/From Airport Code Airlines
Miami, FL, USA MIA American Airlines

Flying to Diamante from Canada

Flights from Canada come from French-speaking Montreal with Air Canada.  Connections are more commonly made from this northern country, usually through Toronto or Miami.  

The following list displays airline companies that fly directly out of airports in Canada.

Aimé Césaire Airport Canadian Flights
To/From Airport Code Airlines
Montreal, Canada YUL Air Canada, Air Transat

Flying to Diamante from Europe

Air France flies daily to Martinique from Paris, and other local airlines including Air Liberte, AOM, or Nouvelles Frotieres make the crossing regularly.  If you're flying from Europe, you'll have to connect through France, New York City, or another island in the Caribbean.  

Flying to Diamante from the Caribbean

Martinique welcomes more flights from within the Caribbean than anywhere else, so if you need to make a connection from your hometown, you'll find it easiest to book through one of the area islands. 

Check the following table for a complete list of air service from other airports in the region. Even if there are no flights directly from your local airport, making a connection through a regional airport could be a fine option.

Aimé Césaire Airport Caribbean Flights
To/From Airport Code Airlines
Barbados BGI LIAT
Castries, Saint Lucia SLU Air Antilles Express, Air Caraibes, LIAT
Dominican Republic SDQ Air Antilles Express, Air Caraibes, Air France
Grand Case, The island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten SFG Air Caraibes
Isla Verde, Puerto Rico SJU Seaborne Airlines
Pointe a Pitre, Grande-Terre PTP Air Antilles Express, Air Caraibes, Air France
Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia UVF Air Antilles Express

It may take a bit of traveling on land to get to Diamante after you arrive at the airport in Fort de France, but for most people, flying is still the fastest, easiest, and most cost efficient way to travel.


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