Nassau L Pindling (NAS) Airport
Nassau L Pindling NAS Airport Overview
Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport NAS, serves the Bahamas islands (a chain of 26 island) and its capital city Nassau. Note that the Airport has U.S. Border preclearance facilities on level 1, and all U.S. flights can operate as domestic flights upon arrival in the United States.
The Airport is located on New Providence island, 16 km west of the capital city of Nassau, Bahamas, and about 230 miles East of Key West, Florida. Coral Harbour Road is the access road to the Airport.
With two runways and an estimated 3 million passengers a year, Lynden Pindling International Airport is a major hub for Bahamasair and is served by a good number of major and charter airlines offering seasonal and year-round services.
Lynden Pindling Airport - also referred to as 'LPIA' - has presently a terminal complex divided into three sections:
Level 1 of the Terminal Complex: 1. The western-most section is Domestic Departures & Arrivals. 2. The separate, but connecting section for International Arrivals has completed its phase 2 construction and opened in October 2012 for business - housing a baggage handling system, Bahamas Immigration & Customs, 4 restaurants, lounges and six hotel reception areas. Phase 3 of construction is still to follow, scheduled for completion in 2013 - whereupon there will be one terminal under one roof, and able to handle 5 milion passengers a year.
Level 2 of the Terminal Complex:
This is the check-in & departure level, with check-in counters, and leading after security check to a number of amenities & services, and to gates C41-59.
Present amenities & services inside the terminal complex include 3 mins free Wi-Fi access, food & drink and retail outlets, ATM machine & children's play area.
Parking at Lynden Pindling Airport is available across from the passenger terminal complex.
To get from the Airport to your destination, you can either take a taxi or rent a car. You can also get to the nearby islands via a ferry boat.
Present & future Airport developments: Construction on 'International Arrivals' Phase 3 is to be completed during 2013.
Nassau L Pindling NAS Airport Update History
- NAS Airports - Oct 28, 2013
- NAS Airlines Served - Jun 16, 2013