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11476 Km
14 hour 20 min
Borg El Arab Airport

Transportation to Belize City Airport from the City Center

The distance between Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport, the single biggest airport of Belize, which is located in a geography remaining from the Maya Civilization in Central America, and the city center of Belize City is approximately 15 kilometers. You can go to the airport from the city center by taking a taxi or airport shuttle, renting a car or making use of economical bus transfers.

Taxi

Even though Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport is close to the city center, there is no public transportation network connecting the spots to each other. Since you cannot reach the airport by public buses, which are taken actively by the people in the city, the most preferred vehicles are usually taxis. There are taxis waiting in front of the bus terminals in the city center. You can also stop a taxi by the road. Taxis charge approximately 25 American Dollars for transfer to the airport. If you are going to travel alone, you can talk about sharing a taxi with a passenger before taking a taxi, which can enable you to pay less as the fare.

Bus

If you find the taxi fare high and look for more economical transportation alternatives, there are also buses connecting the city center to the airport, although no direct buses are available. When you take a bus going towards Orange Walk or Corozal from the terminal in the city center and tell the driver that you want to get off somewhere near the airport in Ladyville, the driver will drop you at a junction turning towards the airport. The distance between the airport and where you get off is about 2.5 kilometers; you can either walk or take a taxi. Do not forget to bargain if the taxi driver asks for a fare higher than 10 American Dollars.

Airport Shuttle

One of the types of transportation mostly preferred for safety and comfort in Belize is the private airport shuttles which are a little more costly than other options. You can choose the shuttles, which offer plus services such as free internet and air conditioner, among the referenced companies on the Internet, and get a reservation made for them. Alternatively, you can get information by asking the reception desk of your hotel whether they provide a shuttle free of charge. No matter if the shuttles come for a group or just for you, they pick you up from wherever you are and take you to the airport within about 30 minutes.

Car Rental

If you would like to go to the airport from the city center by renting a car, regardless of the short distance, please remember that roads of Belize are neglected; they are without asphalt and covered with dust in some regions.  You can find foreign or local agencies on the Internet, and rent a car depending on its luggage-passenger capacity. Your hotel can also refer to a company regarding this issue.

Airport Information

Being the seventh biggest airport of Central America and the single biggest airport of Belize, Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport is named after a famous politician of the country, who died in 2001.  You can reach the airport, which is located approximately 15 kilometers far from Belize City in Ladyville, in 30 minutes with a car.

The altitude of the airport is 5 meters higher than the city, and it is the busiest region of this small Central American country. According to the data of 2017, the number of passengers who passed through the airport is about one million, together with 5,179 international and 25,690 domestic flights. From the airport, you can fly to several states of the United States of America and countries such as El Salvador and Panama. There are no direct flights to Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport yet. The airport is used for landing by the planes of international airline companies like US Airways, American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Airlines, Avianca, Copa Airlines, and TACA. The runway of this fully equipped airport, which opened in 1990, is 9,700 meters in length, and in addition to the international flights, there are domestic flights to several destinations via Tropic Air and Maya Island Air.

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2018

Transportation to Alexandria City Center from Airport

Borg El Arab Airport

It cannot be said that there are many alternatives to get to Alexandria city center from Borg El Arab International Airport. The means of transportation mostly preferred by passengers is taxi. You can also get to the city center easily with the car you can rent from one of the car rental companies located at the airport. In addition, some hotels offer private shuttle service for their guests.

Taxi

You can see many taxis waiting in front of Borg El Arab International Airport terminal building. Since the distance is not short, taxi is not an affordable means of transportation for this travel. However, it is possible to agree on a reasonable fare by bargaining. You should specify your destination and agree on the fare before your travel, and make sure to pay the fare after reaching your destination. Getting to the city center by taxi takes about 1 hour under normal traffic conditions.

Hotel Shuttle

Some hotels in Alexandria offer airport shuttle service for their guests. You should get in contact with your hotel in advance whether they provide this service or not. If they do, you should learn the amount you need to pay and make a reservation in advance. This service may be more expensive compared to taxi but it is much safer. Your vehicle will be waiting for you at the airport and you can comfortably get to the city center thanks to this service.

Car Rental

If you want to rent a car and have a comfortable travel, you can agree with one of the car rental companies found at the airport. You shouldn’t forget that you must have an international driver's license. If the car you rented has any damage, you must keep a written record during renting.

You should also be careful about the traffic density in Alexandria and the drivers who don’t pay much attention to the traffic rules. After leaving the airport, turn left to North Coast Road, connect to Mehwar Al-Ta’ameir that you will see on the right and drive straight until you reach the city center. This travel lasts about 50 minutes.

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2017

El Nouzha Airport

El Nouzha Airport is only seven kilometers away from Alexandria city center. It is thus very easy to reach the city center from the airport. You can also get information about transfer services by calling your hotel in advance. You can also get to Alexandria from El Nouzha Airport by taxi.

Taxi

You can use taxis to reach Alexandria city center, which is seven kilometers from El Nouzha Airport, which is closed since 2010, but still active, quickly and practically. The fare required for this taxi journey is approximately 26-32 Egyptian pounds.

Last Updated: 09 Aug 2017

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Which airports can I use for Belize City-Alexandria flights?

For Belize City-Alexandria flights, you can use Sir Barry Bowen Municipal - Municipal Airport, Philip S. W. Goldson Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Borg El Arab Airport, El Nouzha Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Belize City-Alexandria and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Belize City-Alexandria is 11476 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 14 hour 20 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Belize City-Alexandria flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Belize City-Alexandria flights is Monday.

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