St Johns Bird (ANU) Airport
St Johns Bird ANU Airport Overview
Antigua V.C. Bird International Airport ANU is situated southeast of Barnes Hill, at Boons Bay & Cedar grove and is located on the island of Antigua, just 5 miles northeast of St. John's, the capital of Antigua and Barbuda, part of the Leeward Islands, West Indies.
The airport is hub for Leeward islands Air Transport LIAT and is host to international airlines and charters. Caribbean Aviation offers services to St. Kitts and other Caribbean islands, while LIAT subsidiaries maintain desks at the terminal's arrivals and run services within the Leeward Islands. Direct flights from North America are available via San Juan and St. Martin. The flight from San Juan, Puerto Rico, takes one hour.
The present passenger terminal at Antigua Airport offers rental car counters, ATMs cash machines, foreign exchange, a few shops & a duty free shop, a VIP lounge with restaurant facilities, and travel agencies.
To get from V.C. Bird International Airport to your destination, you can rent a car, take a taxi or a bus: Rental cars require presentation of a permit to drive in Antigua, which can be obtained from the rental car agency at a costs $20 and is valid for 3 months. Driving is on the left side of the street!!
Taxi fares between the airport, the harbor and hotels are fixed and taxi drivers are allowed to act as tour guides. The local bus service is by Lawrence of Antigua (tel. 1 268 464-4428; and for US & Canada 717 389-6181).
To get to Barbuda you can take the high-speed Barbuda Express, a hydrofoil ferry running in most weather conditions 5 days/week and taking 90 minutes.
Present & future Airport developments: Construction work on the new passenger terminal (1A & B) with three levels is to be completed by late 2013, with the opening scheduled for December 2013. On its basement level will be the baggage processing, on the ground level will be a landside concourse for check-in & immigration, baggage reclaim & customs for arrivals. With the new Terminal the Airport is expected to become a major hub for Dominica, along with Barbados, St Maarten.
St. John's, Antigua Island
Antigua and Barbuda
- Website for St Johns Bird: http://www.antigua-barbuda.org/Agtsp01.htm
- Phone: +1 268 462 0358
St Johns Bird ANU Airport Update History
- ANU Airports - Oct 28, 2013
- ANU Airlines Served - Jul 3, 2013
- ANU Official Website Links - Jul 3, 2013