Puerto Rico is one of the most popular destinations in the Caribbean, especially for U.S. Citizens who don't need a passport to fly to this U.S. commonwealth. There are numerous airports located throughout Puerto Rico, though only two that are commonly used as international airports. The rest are domestic airports that allow tourists to fly from town to town. In order to visit Humacao, many tourists will fly into the international airport in San Juan and connect with the local airport to Humacao.
Your first stop when arriving in Puerto Rico will be at the Isla Verde, most say it is in San Juan – it is such a common thought that the airport is even often called the San Juan International Airport. Since it opened in May of 1955 it has been owned by the Puerto Rico Ports Authority, but managed by the private group the Aerostar Airport Holdings, which makes it technically a private international airport.(SJU). Although it is technically located in the city of
When it originally opened, Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport has just one asphalt runways measuring 9,783 feet long, a navigation tower, three terminals, and a small parking lot. As its popularity has grown, so has the space, which now houses an additional concrete runway that measures 8,016 feet long, conference rooms, a food court, and a shopping center plus one additional terminal. Today it is a major gateway for air travel in the Caribbean, and over 8 million passengers pass through the airport each year.
Because Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport is so important to air travel in the Caribbean, flights are available from throughout the United States as well as Canada, South America, and Europe regularly.
This table indicates which airlines offer scheduled flights from the United States and the places from which they are flying. Online services may not recognize the best options so it can be useful to know which airlines fly directly to this location.
|Baltimore, MD, USA||BWI||AirTran|
|Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA||FLL||AirTran, Jet Blue, Spirit Airlines|
|Jacksonville, FL, USA||JAX||Jet Blue|
|Miami, FL, USA||MIA||Air Berlin, American Airlines, British Airways, WestJet|
|Orlando, FL, USA||MCO||Jet Blue|
|Tampa, FL, USA||TPA||Jet Blue, Southwest Airlines|
|West Palm Beach, FL, USA||PBI||Jet Blue|
|Windsor Locks, CT, USA||BDL||Jet Blue|
If you're flying from a location in Europe the following chart is relevant.
|Madrid, Spain||MAD||American Airlines|
See the table below for a listing of scheduled air service from other airports in the Caribbean. If you can't take a flight directly from your preferred airport, connecting through another airport could be a great option.
|Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda||ANU||LIAT|
|Basseterre, St. Kitts||SKB||Seaborne Airlines|
|Culebra, Isla de Culebra||CPX||Air Flamenco|
|Dominica||DOM||Air Sunshine, LIAT, Seaborne Airlines|
|Dominican Republic||SDQ||Jet Blue, Seaborne Airlines|
|La Romana, Hispaniola||LRM||Seaborne Airlines|
|Mayagüez, Puerto Rico||MAZ||American Airlines, Cape Air, United Airlines|
|Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis||NEV||Air Sunshine, American Airlines, Cape Air, Seaborne Airlines, United Airlines|
|Pointe a Pitre, Grande-Terre||PTP||Seaborne Airlines|
|Puerto Rico||RVR||Air Flamenco|
|Punta Cana, Hispaniola||PUJ||Seaborne Airlines|
|Santiago De Los Caballeros, The Dominican Republic||STI||Jet Blue, Seaborne Airlines|
|Simpson Bay, The island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten||SXM||Air Sunshine, Jet Blue, Seaborne Airlines|
|Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda||VIJ||Air Sunshine, American Airlines, Seaborne Airlines|
|St. Croix, US Virgin Islands||STX||Jet Blue, United Airlines|
|St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands||STT||Air Sunshine, Cape Air, Jet Blue, United Airlines|
|St. Vincent, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||SVD||LIAT|
|The Valley, Anguilla||AXA||American Airlines, Cape Air, United Airlines|
|Vieques, Puerto Rico||VQS||Air Flamenco, Air Sunshine, American Airlines, Cape Air, Seaborne Airlines, United Airlines, Vieques Air Link|
|the BVI, British Virgin Islands||EIS||American Airlines, Cape Air, Seaborne Airlines, United Airlines, VI Airlink|
|Culebra, Isla de Culebra||CPX||Air Flamenco, Vieques Air Link|
|Isla Verde, Puerto Rico||SJU||Air Flamenco|
|Vieques, Puerto Rico||VQS||Air Flamenco, Vieques Air Link|
From Humacao, this is the most convenient airport for tourists to fly to who are staying in town. The airport is set on 14 acres of land and has one asphalted runway that measures 2,450 feet long. Humacao Airport averages about 14 arrivals and departures each day, many of which connect with Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport., your next step will be to board a domestic flight to the (HUC). Located only a mile outside of the business district of
Not everyone will fly to Humacao. The town is only about an hour south east of Isla Verde, and many tourists choose to either hire a taxi or rent a car. Those who will rent a car and drive themselves will find the most direct route to be PR 26 to the Jose de Diego Expressway to PR 1 South to PR 30. The cost of renting a car is between $40 and $70(USD) a day, not including taxes and fees.
Knowing about local airports and what it takes to get to Humacao makes it easier as you begin the process of booking your transportation to your vacation destination. Flying the whole way may be convenient for some, but too expensive for others. Keep your own preferences and the preferences of those you are traveling with in mind as you begin putting your final plans into action.
If you're evaluating the option of chartering air travel, you can reserve one from these regional agencies:
|(787) 276-5669||Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport - Isla Verde||Puerto Rico|
|(888) 879-8900||Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport - Isla Verde||Puerto Rico|
|(787) 791-1240||Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport - Isla Verde||Puerto Rico|
|(284) 495-1747||Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport - Isla Verde||Puerto Rico|
|(284) 495-1747||Cyril E King Airport - 2.9 mi. (4.7 km) West of Charlotte Amalie||St. Thomas|
|(888) 842-2055||Pier 6, Old San Juan - Viejo San Juan||Puerto Rico|
|(340) 642-3000||Cyril E King Airport - 2.9 mi. (4.7 km) West of Charlotte Amalie||St. Thomas|
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