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.
|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|
|Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA||FLL||Silver Airways, United Airlines|
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.
|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|
|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:
|(242) 355-1650||North Eleuthera Airport - Eleuthera||Eleuthera|
|(242) 367-3450||Marsh Harbour International Airport - 2.4 mi. (3.8 km) South-Southwest of Marsh Harbour||Great Abaco|
|(242) 351-4963||Marsh Harbour International Airport - 2.4 mi. (3.8 km) South-Southwest of Marsh Harbour||Great Abaco|
|(242) 367-0400||Marsh Harbour International Airport - 2.4 mi. (3.8 km) South-Southwest of Marsh Harbour||Great Abaco|
|(242) 367-8175||Great Harbour Airport - Great Harbour Cay||Great Harbour Cay|
|(242) 367-0446||Marsh Harbour International Airport - 2.4 mi. (3.8 km) South-Southwest of Marsh Harbour||Great Abaco|
|(242) 365-8945||Treasure Cay Airfield - 24.2 mi. (38.9 km) Northwest of Marsh Harbour||Great Abaco|
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