Guadaloupe - Pointe a Pitre (PTP) Airport
Guadaloupe - Pointe a Pitre PTP Airport Overview
Guadaloupe - Pointe-a-Pitre Airport PTP ( 'Aeroport Guadaloupe Caraibes') serves the French island of Grand Terre, one of Guadalupe's main islands. The Guadaloupe islands also include the smaller islands of Marie Galanta, and Les Saintes with Terre de Haut and Terre de Bas, and are part of the French Overseas Department. Accordingly, French is the main language on these islands. Pointe a Pitre Airport is the gateway to Gosier Guadeloupe and the beaches along the southern coast of Grande-Terre. you can drive on excellent roads from Pointe-a-Pitre Guadeloupe all over the island and explore Basse-Terre across the Salee River. Boats can also take you to the islands of Les Saintes and Marie Galante.
The Airport is located in the town of Abymes, 2.4 km northeast of Point-a-Pitre - the region's largest city, on Grand Terre.
Guadaloupe Airport is hub to Air Caraibes and Air Antilles Express, and it is the largest of the six airports located within the boundaries of the archipelago. American Airlines serves PTP Airport from Miami.
With very long runway and nearly 2 million passengers in 2012, and a runway accommodating larger aircraft, Pointe-a-Pitre International is served by a number of national and international airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe. Frequent air service between other French-Caribbean Islands is also available.
The Airport has one passenger terminal with three levels:
Level 0 is the Arrivals level with baggage claim;
Level 1 has airline offices, a VIP lounge, UM, & restaurants /bar;
Level 2 is che check-in level with check-in desks , shops, restaurant/bar, duty-free shops and access to gates A1-A8.
To get from Guadaloupe - Pointe-a-Pitre Airport to your destination, you can rent a car, take a taxi, a limo, a hotel shuttle or the public bus.
Pole Caraibes, Morne Mamiel
Abymes, Grand Terre, Guadeloupe
- Website for Guadaloupe - Pointe a Pitre: http://www.guadeloupe.aeroport.fr/
Guadaloupe - Pointe a Pitre PTP Airport Update History
- PTP Airports - Oct 28, 2013
- PTP Airlines Served - Jun 20, 2013
- PTP Airport Intro - Jun 20, 2013