Green Turtle Cay Air Travel

A flight and a ferry will get you to Green Turtle Cay

At just three miles long and a half a mile wide, Green Turtle Cay is a small island located in the Abacos island group of the Bahamas. Due to its small size, there is no airport on this island. Because tourism is such an important industry here, locals have solved the issue of getting to the island with the use of a ferry direct from the Treasure Cay Airfield.

Although the closest airport to Green Turtle Cay is Treasure Cay Airfield, you won't always find the cheapest flights into this airport. If you're traveling on a budget, be sure to look at flights into nearby Marsh Harbour International Airport, Lynden Pindling International Airport on New Providence Island, and Grand Bahama International Airport on Grand Bahama. Often you'll find less expensive flights to these large airports, then be able to make a connection on the domestic airline BahamasAir. Take a look at the charts below to learn which airlines regularly fly into these three airports.

Deciding whether to fly directly to Treasure Cay Airfield or make a connecting flight within the Bahamas is up to you and will depend upon whether time or money is more important to you as you plan your trip. Once you've determined that, you'll know exactly which route to take.

The following chart will tell you which airlines offer flights from the U.S. and where they are flying from. Not all of the options you will be shown on some of the booking engines are good options so it can be helpful to see which airlines actually fly direct to this airport.

Treasure Cay Airfield U.S. Flights
To/From Airport Code Airlines
Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA FLL Silver Airways, United Airlines
Marsh Harbour International Airport U.S. Flights
To/From Airport Code Airlines
Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA FLL Silver Airways, SkyBahamas, United Airlines
Jacksonville, FL, USA JAX Silver Airways
Miami, FL, USA MIA American Eagle
Orlando, FL, USA MCO Silver Airways, United Airlines
West Palm Beach, FL, USA PBI Silver Airways, United Airlines

Flying to Green Turtle Cay from the Caribbean

Check the following table for a complete list of air service from other regional airports. If there are no flights directly from your preferred airport, connecting through another airport in the Caribbean might be a viable solution.

Treasure Cay Airfield Caribbean Flights
To/From Airport Code Airlines
New Providence Island, Bahamas NAS Bahamasair
Marsh Harbour International Airport Caribbean Flights
To/From Airport Code Airlines
Abaco, Bahamas MYAO Abaco Air
Eleuthera, Bahamas ELH Abaco Air, SkyBahamas
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island FPO Flamingo Air, Regional Air, SkyBahamas, Western Air
New Providence Island, Bahamas NAS Abaco Air, Bahamasair, SkyBahamas, Western Air

Getting to the Cay

Once you've arrived on Treasure Cay, take a to the ferry docks, where you can hop aboard the Green Turtle Ferry. One ferry travels back and forth all day between the dock and Green Turtle Cay, a trip that takes 15 to 20 minutes, so if you've just missed the ferry you may have to wait between 30 and 40 minutes to catch the next one. The trip costs $20(USD) per person round trip. Click here to find out more details about this ferry.

It may take a few extra steps to get to Green Turtle Cay, but the privacy and seclusion you get with a stay on this tiny isle is well-worth your efforts.

View the following chart if you want to reach a regional air charter service.

Charter Operators
Name Phone Location Island
Cherokee Air Main Office (242) 367-3450 Marsh Harbour International Airport - 2.4 mi. (3.8 km) South-Southwest of Marsh Harbour Great Abaco
Flamingo Air at MHH (242) 351-4963 Marsh Harbour International Airport - 2.4 mi. (3.8 km) South-Southwest of Marsh Harbour Great Abaco
GPS Bahamas at MHH (242) 367-0400 Marsh Harbour International Airport - 2.4 mi. (3.8 km) South-Southwest of Marsh Harbour Great Abaco
LeAir Great Harbour (242) 367-8175 Great Harbour Airport - Great Harbour Cay Great Harbour Cay
Regional Air Charter at MHH (242) 367-0446 Marsh Harbour International Airport - 2.4 mi. (3.8 km) South-Southwest of Marsh Harbour Great Abaco
Regional Air Charter at TCB (242) 365-8945 Treasure Cay Airfield - 24.2 mi. (38.9 km) Northwest of Marsh Harbour Great Abaco
Regional Air Charter at WKR (242) 353-1225 Walker Cay Airport - Walkers Cay Walkers Cay
 

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