There's no getting around it, a trip to South Caicos requires a lot of planning. Air Travel is by far the most popular way to get here, but the lack of an international airport means you'll have to land on the nearby island of Providenciales and then hop on a domestic airline to complete the journey.
The(XSC) is a small airstrip with a runway that measures 5,991 feet long. With no need for a customs office or other facilities, this airport is known for its quick service and lack of major wait times unless an weather delay is involved (and these are rare).
As previously mentioned, the airport only welcomes domestic flights, served mainly by South Caicos at 8:35 a.m. and 9:05 a.m. every day of the week except for Sunday.and to a smaller extent . You can fly here from the (PLS) twice daily at 3:40 and 4:05 p.m. Flights then return from
If you have plans to stay on Grand Turk, you can also fly from the (GDT) twice a day at 8:15 a.m. And 8:25 a.m. Except for on Sundays. Return trips leave from South Caicos at 4:15 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. daily. The cost of the flight will range between $45 and $70(USD) per person.
See the table below for a listing of scheduled air service from airports in the Caribbean region. If there are no flights from an airport near your home, a connecting flight from a regional airport might prove to be a viable solution.
|Cockburn Town, Grand Turk||GDT||Intercaribbean Airways|
|Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands||PLS||Intercaribbean Airways|
It may take a little bit of panning to get to South Caicos, but not to much that you should be deterred from a visit. Now that you are aware of what your options are, the planning process should be just a little easier.
If you're evaluating the option of chartering air travel, you can reserve one from these regional agencies:
|(649) 941-5730||Providenciales International Airport - Five Cays Settlements||Providenciales|
|(649) 331-3404||Providenciales International Airport - Five Cays Settlements||Providenciales|
|(809) 200-0252||Aeropuerto Internacional Cibao - 7.7 mi. (12.4 km) Southeast of Santiago De Los Caballeros||the Dominican Republic|
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