Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport Guide (NAS)

Airport info
Code: NAS
Address:
PO Box AP 59222, Nassau, New Providence, 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: +1 242
Telephone:
702 1010.
Timezone: GMT -05:00

Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport is the Bahamas’ largest airport and one of the busiest in the region. Take a look at our Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport guide for information about airport facilities, local transport and 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: 377 6806) in the International Arrivals Terminal.

Website
www.nas.bs
Transfer between terminals

The terminals are within easy walking distance of each other.

Driving directions

From Nassau, head west on West Bay Street to Blake Road and take a right onto John F. Kennedy Drive. From here, Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport is about 3km (2 miles) on the left-hand side.

Public Transport

Public transport road

Coach: A number of pre-arranged tour buses operate from the airport.

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; the journey time is about 30 minutes.

Public transport air

Airplane: A number of domestic services link Nassau with other islands in the Bahamas group. Bahamasair (tel: 702 4140; www.bahamasair.com) is the major operator.

Terminal facilities

Money

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

Communication

A post office is located in the International Arrivals Terminal, while a post box can be found in US Departures. Internet stations and telephone booths are available in both terminals – up to 30 minutes of free Wi-Fi is offered for departing passengers.

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. For lost property enquiries, contact the Airport Authority Security Division.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

There is no executive lounge at Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport. Many of the larger hotels on the island offer meeting and event facilities.

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 within 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, Hertz and National/Alamo.

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) from the airport.


Sandals Royal Bahamian

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

Wyndham Nassau Resort and Crystal Palace Casino

327 6200.

The tallest of the hotels along Cable Bay’s beach, the Wyndham has a casino, theatre, numerous dining choices and meeting space.

West Bay Street, Nassau, Bahamas

Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort

327 6000.

The Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort 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

A Stone's Throw Away

327 7030.

The closest accommodation to Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport, this is a small, fairly new 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
Edited by Gavin Haines
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