Fort de France is easy to spot as you fly over Martinique. Not only is it the home to the island's international airport, but it is the largest city in the French West Indies, making the view a breathtaking one to say the least. While this is not the busiest tourist spot in the region, plenty of flights are available each week, making flying the most desirable way to reach this destination.
Set in a suburb of Fort de France the hotels on site.is a modern facility with a number of special facilities including a tobacconist, souvenir and duty free shopping, a bank, restaurants and bars, money exchange, and accommodations for handicapped travelers. There are even two
The asphalt runway measures 9,843 feet long, and direct flights are available from numerous locations around the world including Europe, the United States, Canada, and within the Caribbean.
flies out of Miami once a week to bring visitors to Fort de France, as does . You can also connect to the island from New York City and Boston through the airport on .
If you'll be flying from the United States the following list may be of help. Not all of the flights you will be shown on the web make a lot of sense so it helps to know which airlines actually provide direct service to this airport.
|Baltimore, MD, USA||BWI||Norwegian|
|Miami, FL, USA||MIA||American Airlines|
Flights out of Canada are minimal, generally leaving from Montreal via. If you're unable to make this weekly flight, you may also be able to fly from Toronto, connect in Miami, then continue to Martinique.
The following chart displays airline companies that fly directly from Canadian cities.
|Montreal, Canada||YUL||Air Canada, Air Transat|
From Europe, you'll find France to have the easiest access to the island. There is a daily afternoon flight out of Paris with, but you may also be able to book travel with Air Liberte, AOM, or Nouvelles Frotieres.
Most of the other French-speaking islands in the Caribbean including Guadeloupe offer flights to Martinique daily, as does Sint Maarten, making it easy for people to arrange connecting flights within the region when flying direct is not an option.and
Check the following table for a listing of scheduled air service from airports in the region. Even if there aren't any flights directly from your local airport, making a connection through another regional airport may be a good solution.
|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|
Flying to Fort de France is the most popular way to get there, but some people find the process to be overwhelming. The above information will help you to more quickly gather information and make arrangements that are as stress free as your getaway is sure to be.
For some people it will make more sense to hire a charter to get you to the island. This may be the case if you're traveling with a large group, or simply can't find another flight that works in your schedule.
The following chart indicates how to contact the regional air charter operators.
|(664) 491-3434||John A. Osbourne Airport - Montserrat||Montserrat|
|(877) 359-6732||Grantley Adams International Airport - Charnocks||Barbados|
|--||ET Joshua Airport - St. Vincent||St. Vincent|
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