Grand Bahama International Airport Guide (FPO)

Airport info
Code: FPO
Address:
Queen’s Cove, Freeport, Bahamas
Location:

Grand Bahama International Airport is situated on Grand Bahama Island, 5km (3 miles) north of central Freeport.

No. of terminals: 2 Dialling code: +1
Telephone:
(242) 352 6020.

One of the largest airports in the Bahamas, Grand Bahama International Airport is located near the city of Freeport. Our guide to the airport includes information on terminal facilities, public transportation and nearby accommodation.

Information

There is an information desk in the International Terminal.

Transfer between terminals

The international and domestic terminals are within walking distance of each other.

Driving directions

From the centre of Freeport, take East Mall Drive or West Mall Drive north to The Mall and follow signs to the airport. Coming from the west, take Queens Highway and then the airport exit north of Freeport. From the east, head along Grand Bahama Highway before turning off at the airport exit to the north of Freeport.

Public Transport

Public transport road

Taxi: Taxis are available outside the terminal buildings, 24 hours a day. To order a taxi, call the Grand Bahama Taxi Union (tel: (242) 352 7101) or Freeport Taxi (tel: (242) 352 6666). Fares to local resorts range from US$15-20.

Shuttle: Some hotels and resorts provide shuttle services to Grand Bahama International Airport.

Public transport air

FPO is linked to other islands in the Bahamas with regular flights operated by Bahamasair (tel: (242) 702 4100; www.bahamasair.com).

Terminal facilities

Money

ATMs are available in both terminals.

Communication

There is an on-site post office at Grand Bahama International Airport. Wi-Fi is available in the FBO building.

Food

There is a restaurant and bar in the International Terminal.

Shopping

There are several shops at Grand Bahama International Airport, including duty-free outlets and gift shops.

Luggage

Queries about lost luggage should be directed to the relevant airline or to the airport information desk.

Other

There is an on-site medical emergency clinic. Pre-clearance immigration facilities are available to international passengers making an onward journey to the United States.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

There are no conference or business facilities within the main terminals, but there is a business centre in the FBO building. Business, event and conference services can be found at some major hotels on the island, including the nearby Grand Lucayan Resort (tel: 1 855 582 2926; www.grandlucayan.com).

Disabled facilities

The terminal buildings are accessible to disabled travellers. There are toilets for wheelchair users. Accessible taxis are available for transport to and from Grand Bahama International Airport.

Car parking

There are parking spaces available in front of the terminals – these offer both short- and long-term rates.

Car rental

Car hire companies represented at Grand Bahama International Airport include: Avis, Red Kap Car Rental and Thrifty.

Hotels

There are no on-site hotels at Grand Bahama International Airport, but there are a few options nearby.


Island Seas Resort

(242) 373 1271.

Boasting a tennis court, gym and spa amongst other facilities, Island Seas Resort is located in central Freeport, just 2.5km (1.5 miles) from Grand Bahama International Airport.

P.O. Box F-44881, Freeport, Grand Bahama, Bahamas

Grand Lucayan Resort

1 855 582 2926.

Grand Lucayan Resort is located a short drive from the airport. As well as sea view rooms and a range of dining options, the resort offers a golf course and a full-service spa.

1 Sea Horse Lane, Lucaya, Freeport, Grand Bahama, Bahamas

Castaways Resort & Suites

(242) 352 6682.

The 118-room Castaways Resort & Suites is 3.5km (2.2 miles) from Grand Bahama International Airport. Facilities include Wi-Fi, an on-site restaurant and a gym. There is also a meeting room for up to 50 delegates.

P.O. Box F-42629, Grand Bahama, Freeport, Bahamas

Royal Islander Hotel

(242) 351 6000.

Located centrally in Freeport, the Royal Islander has 100 rooms housed in a colonial style building. It offers a poolside bar and restaurant, plus easy access to the International Bazaar and local casino, which are a five minute walk away.

P.O. Box F-42549, Freeport, Grand Bahama, Bahamas
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