Not only is Saint George's the capital city of Grenada, but it also serves as the hub of all forms of transportation around the island – including air travel. The island's one and only airport is located right within city limits, making all of the area's top resorts easily accessible by visitors.
The(GND) is just about 15 minutes away from the major resort area of the town, a great perk for anyone who is going to be staying in the area. The airport has two asphalt runways and five arrival gates, which helps to keep traffic moving smoothly and at a steady pace throughout the day. Once inside the terminal, tourists have access to several restaurants and shops to keep them busy while they wait.
International air travel is available to this island with nonstop flights from London, Toronto, Miami, and New York on a regular basis. For tourists who don't leave near to these locations, connecting flights are not hard to come by, often through other islands in the Caribbean.
This chart tells you which airlines have scheduled flights from the United States as well as the airports they fly from. Online booking engines don't always show the most logical options so it can be helpful to realize which airlines actually provide direct service to this location.
|Miami, FL, USA||MIA||American Airlines|
If you're flying from a European city the following list will be useful.
|London, United Kingdom||LGW||Virgin Airlines|
See below for airline service from regional airports. If there aren't any flights from an airport near you, taking a connecting flight from another regional airport might be a fine option.
|Bequia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||BQU||SVG Air|
|Canouan, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||CIW||SVG Air|
|Carriacou, Grenada||CRU||SVG Air|
|St. Vincent, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||SVD||LIAT|
|Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago||POS||Caribbean Airlines, LIAT|
|Union Island and nearby islands, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||UNI||SVG Air|
|Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia||UVF||British Airways, Virgin Airlines|
In order to gain official entry to Grenada and thus Saint George's, most visitors will need a valid passport. Those planning to stay on the island for an extended period of time as well as nationals of Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia will need a visa.
Whether you can fly direct or have to book a connecting flight, taking to the skies will be the quickest form of transportation for many of Saint George's visitors.
View the following table to call one of the regional air charter services.
|(242) 367-2266||Marsh Harbour||Tobago|
|(473) 439-0681||Maurice Bishop Intl Airport - Calliste||Grenada|
|--||ET Joshua Airport - St. Vincent||St. Vincent|
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