Port Lucaya Air Travel

Port Lucaya is just a short drive away from the nearest airport

Port Lucaya was developed with the express purpose of being a major tourist destination, and for decades it has done its designers proud. Hundreds of tourists a week fly into Freeport, Grand Bahama and head directly to Port Lucaya for the duration of their stay.

...your transportation options...


The fastest way to get to Port Lucaya is to fly into the Grand Bahama International Airport, then take the 18 minute drive into town. Grand Bahama International Airport is located in Freeport, and is a privately owned entity run by Huthinson Port Holding and the Port Group.

Domestic flights from around the rest of the Bahamas are popular here as well, as tourists either start their trip at the Lynden Pindling International Airport on New Providence Island and make a connecting flight, or because many people like to island hop and see a little bit of everything the Bahamas has to offer.

It is important to note that there is another airport on Grand Bahama, even though the likelihood of you using it is slim. Set on the extreme west point of Grand Bahama is the aptly named West End Airport. It is open from 8:0 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and mainly handles cargo planes.

The following table lets you know which airlines offer flights from the states and the places from which they are flying. Booking services don't necessarily list the most logical options so it helps to see at a glance which airlines fly directly to this airport.

Grand Bahama International Airport U.S. Flights
To/From Airport Code Airlines
Dayton, OH, USA DAY US Airways
Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA FLL Silver Airways, SkyBahamas, United Airlines
Miami, FL, USA MIA American Eagle, Silver Airways

Flying to Port Lucaya from the Caribbean

See the table below for air service from other Caribbean airports. Even if you can't get a flight directly from an airport near you, taking a connecting flight from another airport in the Caribbean might prove to be a fine option.

Grand Bahama International Airport Caribbean Flights
To/From Airport Code Airlines
Abaco, Bahamas MHH Flamingo Air, Regional Air, SkyBahamas, Western Air
Andros, Bahamas SAQ Regional Air
Eleuthera, Bahamas ELH Regional Air, SkyBahamas
Eleuthera, Bahamas GHB Regional Air
New Providence Island, Bahamas NAS Bahamasair, SkyBahamas, Western Air
the Bahamas WKR Regional Air
the Bimini Islands, Bahamas BIM Flamingo Air, Regional Air, Western Air

As you plan your trip to Port Lucaya, take note of all of your transportation options. If you plan to stay based in Port Lucaya, flying into Grand Bahama International Airport should be the most convenient option, however, if you'll be mobile and want to visit other islands, flying elsewhere and utilizing local ferry services is a possibility as well. Taking all of this into account, if you're ready to book your flight, do it as soon as possible before space becomes limited and prices go up.


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