Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport Guide (NAS)

Airport info
Code: NAS
Address:
Windsor Field Road, Nassau, Bahamas
Location:

Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport is situated 16km (10 miles) west of Nassau, on New Providence Island.

No. of terminals: 2 Dialling code: +1
Telephone:
+1 242 702 1010
Timezone: GMT -05:00

Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport is the Bahamas’ oldest and largest airport, and one of the busiest in the region. Our Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport guide includes detailed information regarding terminal facilities, public transport access and nearby accommodation options.

Information

There are two tourist information desks at Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport, one in the International Arrivals Terminal and one in the US Departures Terminal. There is also a tourist information desk (tel: +1 242 377 6806) in the International Arrivals Terminal.

Website
www.nassaulpia.com
Transfer between terminals

The terminals are within easy walking distance of each other.

Driving directions

From central Nassau, head west on Tonique Williams-Darling Highway and continue west onto John F Kennedy Drive. This road leads directly to the airport terminals. The total drive time from Nassau to the airport is approximately 15 minutes.

Public Transport

Public transport road

Coach:A number of pre-arranged tour buses operate from the airport, including Bahamas Experience Tours (tel: +1 242 356 2985; www.bahamasexperiencetours.com) and Dan Knowles Tours (tel: +1 242 393 2220; www.danknowles.com). Some major hotels on the island provide courtesy shuttle buses to guests.

Taxi:Taxis are the only form of public transport to serve Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport. Fares are charged on a zonal basis and start at around US$27 to central Nassau, with the journey time being approximately 30 minutes. Make sure to confirm with the driver whether your ride is flat rate or metered before entering the vehicle.

Public transport air

Airplane:A number of domestic services link Nassau with other islands in the Bahamas group. Bahamasair (tel: +1 242 702 4150; www.bahamasair.com) is the major operator.

Terminal facilities

Money

Both terminals have ATMs offering either US or Bahamian Dollars. Additionally, there is a bank in the International Arrivals Terminal.

Communication

Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport. Additionally, internet stations and public telephone booths are available in both terminals. A post office is located in the International Arrivals Terminal, and an additional post box can be found in US Departures.

Food

There is a choice of several bars, fast-food outlets and café/restaurants at Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport. These are mainly located within the food court in the US Departures Terminal.

Shopping

Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport houses shops selling music, clothes and souvenirs. There is also a newsagent. Duty-free shopping is available in the US Departures Terminal.

Luggage

Trolleys are available free of charge in the US Departure Terminal. There are no left-luggage facilities at Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport. A dedicated lost and found service (tel: +1 242 377 1759) is in operation within the airport.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

There are no meeting or conference facilities located on site at Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport. However, such facilities are available at numerous nearby hotels including the Sandals Royal Bahamian (tel: +1 242 327 6400; www.sandals.com), located roughly 5km (3 miles) from the airport.

Disabled facilities

Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport is fully accessible to disabled travellers. There are ramps, adapted toilets, lifts and dedicated parking spaces inside or outside the terminals. Passengers requiring assistance should inform their airline before travelling.

Car parking

There are 1,760 parking spaces at Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport, split between three parking lots. Both short- and long-term parking options are available.

Car rental

Car hire companies at Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport include: Avis, Budget, Dollar/Thrifty and Hertz. Offices for these suppliers are located on site at the airport, within Arrivals.

Hotels

There are no on-site hotels at Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport. One option can be found just 3km (2 miles) away on the coast, but all other accommodation is at least 8km (5 miles) away.


Sandals Royal Bahamian

+1 242 327 6400

Located in Cable Bay, around 5km (3 miles) from Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport, the Sandals Royal Bahamian resort provides all-inclusive luxury accommodation on the beachfront. A range of dining and entertainment options are available, and there is an on-site spa.

West Bay Street, Nassau, Bahamas

A Stone's Throw Away

+1 242 327 7030

The closest accommodation to Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport, this is a small development built in a colonial style. It bills itself as a 'bed and breakfast', but its offering is more befitting of a premium boutique hotel, complete with a pool, gardens and restaurant.

Tropical Garden Road, Nassau, Bahamas

Meliá Nassau Beach

+1 242 327 6000

The Meliá Nassau Beach hotel is located in Cable Bay, which is a short distance from Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport. As well as outdoor pools and numerous water sports, the resort offers Italian, Creole and Caribbean fare in its cafés and restaurants.

West Bay Street, Nassau, Bahamas
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