Getting to Antigua

The V.C.Bird International Airport – ANU/TAPA is located on the northern side of the island.  The airport has a 10.000′ runway and can accommodate the large modern jets.

If you are living in the USA, you will have the option of picking up a direct flight from several different gateways with either American Airlines, United Airlines or Jet Blue.

  • From New York, JFK , American Airlines flies daily in the winter and five times per week in summer.

  • Jet Blue also flies from JFK every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday

  • Also from JFK, for the 2018/19 winter season, Delta Airlines will be flying in once weekly on Saturdays.

  • From Newark, United Airlines serves the island up to three times per week in high season

  • American Airlines serves Antigua from Miami daily with a morning flight.

  • From Atlanta, Delta Airlines opens up Georgia with a weekly flight on Saturdays

  • From Charlotte, North Carolina, American Airlines flies in once a week on Saturdays

The island has direct flights from both Toronto and Montreal in Canada with Air Canada flying in three times per week and Westjet twice weekly in the winter season. Sunwing flies regular charters to the island from both Toronto and Montreal with up to four flights per week.

From Europe, Antigua benefits from a daily flight with British Airways and four times weekly with Virgin Atlantic both from London Gatwick. In the winter season, Thomas Cook flies every Tuesday from Manchester and Condor every Monday from Frankfurt. Blue Panorama operates a weekly charter on Saturdays from Milan in Italy for most of the year.

Regionally LIAT, the Caribbean Airline links Antigua to 22 destinations throughout the Caribbean and is the regions’ major carrier. Several other regional carriers serve the V.C.Bird International Airport. Seaborne Airlines connects the island with San Juan in Puerto Rico and codeshares with Delta. Winair links Antigua with Sint Maarten and daily, Caribbean Airlines flies twice weekly to Jamaica and Trinidad, and Inter Caribbean Airways flies twice daily to Beef Island in Tortola.