Traveling to Marsh Harbour by Airplane

Flying is the most direct route to Marsh Harbour

Marsh Harbour is the main town on the island of Great Abaco within a small group of islands in the Bahamas known as the Abacos. Additionally home to the largest airport in the group, which makes it the perfect place for tourists to visit.

Located within city limits of Marsh Harbour is Marsh Harbour International Airport. The airport, though small, is the largest and most popular in the Abacos, mainly welcoming flights from several different cities in the United States state of Florida. Travelers from the United States, Canada, and Europe will generally connect in Florida with either American Eagle, Air Gate, and Silver Airways before making their final journey into Marsh Harbour on a flight that takes about an hour.

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If you're flying from the U.S. the following information can be useful. Not all flights you will see on some of the booking engines make a lot of sense so it's useful to see at a glance which airlines actually provide direct service to this location.

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
Treasure Cay Airfield U.S. Flights
To/From Airport Code Airlines
Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA FLL Silver Airways, United Airlines

Flying to Marsh Harbour from the Caribbean

Obviously the most direct route to a vacation on Marsh Harbour is a flight to Marsh Harbour International Airport; however, it is not always the most cost effective away to get there. Some people find deals that will get them to one of the two larger international airports in the Bahamas, from which they will then fly domestically to their final destination.

The Lynden Pindling International Airport on New Providence Island and the Grand Bahama International Airport on Grand Bahama are the two larger airports in question. Check the charts below to find out which airlines fly to these airports before you begin your hunt for a great deal.

From Pindling International or Freeport International, you can either charter a private plane to Marsh Harbour, or you can fly aboard domestic airline BahamasAir, which offers daily flights to Great Abaco.

Check the following table for air service from airports in the region. If there aren't any flights directly from your local airport, connecting through another regional airport might prove to be a very viable option.

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
Treasure Cay Airfield Caribbean Flights
To/From Airport Code Airlines
New Providence Island, Bahamas NAS Bahamasair

If you're planning to visit the Abacos, Marsh Harbour is a great choice thanks to the location of the international airport right in town. Take a look at all of your options to find out which is the most cost effective for you, then determine which is most important to you: cost or saving time. If saving time wins, you'll always want to plan to fly directly into Marsh Harbour International Airport.

If you're evaluating the option of chartering air travel, you can contact one of these regional companies:

Charter Operators
Name Phone Location Island
Bahama Hoppers at ELH (242) 355-1650 North Eleuthera Airport - Eleuthera Eleuthera
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
 

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