Puerto Rico is a large island that spans over 3,000 square feet of land. With that much ground to cover, locals often use domestic airports to commute between large cities. This plays in the favor of tourists as well, giving them three different options for flying to Rincón.
The main international airport on Isla Verde, just outside of San Juan. Most tourists will first fly to Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport before heading to their final destinations on the island, but this airport also serves as a hub for air traffic in the Caribbean. This means many passengers will land here from around the world, then take smaller airlines to different islands in the region.is the (SJU) in
If you look at the chart below you will see which airlines regularly stop at Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, as well as where they travel from. This will help you to plan the most direct flight to the island.
After arriving at Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, you'll have to choose between flying domestically to another airport closer to Rincón, or renting a car and making the two and a half hour drive. Rental cars are available in abundance at the airport and cost between $40 and $70(USD) a day. If you plan to fly, you'll make the journey to the (MAZ) which is just 15 minutes from Rincón in Mayagüez or the (BQN) in Aguadilla. That airport is about 20 minutes away.
The Eugenio Maria de Hostos Airport is located about six miles north of the Mayagüez city center. The airport is small one with 4,998 foot long asphalt runway. Flights are available direct from Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport with several times a day.
Aguadilla from Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport; however, tourists traveling from the United States may be able to schedule a direct flight to Rafael Hernandez Airport, completely skipping a trip to San Juan. , , and offer direct flights to this airport from New York City, Newark, Orlando, and Ft. Lauderdale.also offers several daily flight to the Rafael Hernandez Airport in
Currently, Rafael Hernandez Airport is relatively small, with one runway and two terminals, but because of the large amount of traffic the airport continues to gain each year, there are expansion projects in the works.
When flying from the United States the following chart can aid the planning process. Not all flights you will find listed on the web are logical options so it can be useful to know which airlines actually fly direct to this location.
|Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA||FLL||Spirit Airlines|
|Orlando, FL, USA||MCO||Jet Blue|
|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|
|Madrid, Spain||MAD||American Airlines|
|Isla Verde, Puerto Rico||SJU||American Airlines, Cape Air, United Airlines|
|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|
With several air travel options available for tourists traveling to Rincón, it may take a little extra work deciding which option is best for you. Take schedules, cost, and convenience into mind, and your best option should become apparent to you in no time at all.
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