A Guide About Airports in Antigua

March 27th 2022 in Travel
A Guide About Airports in Antigua

Introduction

V.C. Bird International Airport is located 8 kilometers northeast of St. John's, Antigua's city, and it is the only airport on this island. It's a smaller airport that caters mostly to travelers to Antigua.

It was, however, initially designed by the United States Army and still has a martial aspect to it. The airport is located on the island of Antigua. It is about 5 miles from St. John's, the main city.

The V.C. Bird International Airport is a one-stop center for transporters and individual travelers alike, including airlines, charter aircraft, and cargo transfers.

Travelers arriving at V.C. Bird International Airport can connect or land at their location on the island of Antigua from some of the world's most famous airports.

V.C. Bird International Airport

V.C. Bird International continues to be a small airport with few amenities. While it's a simple airport to get out of once you've arrived, check-in lines for leaving guests might be long, and the landside portion of the terminal isn't air-conditioned, so arrive early and get a drink someplace while you wait for your flight.

Amenities and Services:

The V.C. Bird International Airport now provides standard services such as:

  • Restrooms.
  • Transportation to and from the hotel
  • Restaurants and eateries.
  • Financial Services and Banking
  • Shopping
  • Wi-Fi.
  • Areas for meetings and business.
  • Duty-free shopping is available.
  • There is a VIP lounge.
  • First-aid facilities are available.
  • The Internet and fax services are available.

V.C. Bird is among the most basic international airports compared to other airports, with a limited number of rooms and services available to travelers.

Getting Around Town

·      Taxi

The ride to St. Johns takes around 10 to 15 minutes. Outside arrivals is a taxi stand that offers the government cab prices from the airport to various regions of the island.

·      Rental Cars:

At the airport, car rental options are available.

·      Bus

The airport does not have a bus service. Travelers with only a small quantity of luggage, on the other hand, can try to take one of the local buses into town from the Airport Road.

Airlines

The following airlines fly into Antigua Airport:

  • Air Canada.
  • Air Transat
  • American Airlines
  • British Airways
  • CanJet
  • Caribbean Airlines
  • Condor
  • Delta Airlines
  • Fly Montserrat 
  • LIAT
  • St Barth Commuter 
  • SVG Air 
  • Tradewinds Aviation 
  • United Airlines 
  • US Airways 
  • Virgin Atlantic Airways 
  • WestJet.