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More flights to the Turks and Caicos this Winter Season!

Don’t let the cold weather and depressing economy get you down. Take a quick trip to the Turks & Caicos and warm your soul…and toes. This winter it’s even easier to get here with additional flights coming from a wide range of gateways.

On American Airlines for the winter season there are 3 daily flights from Miami, and one a day from New York’s JFK. Direct flights are also available from Boston on Saturdays.

Delta offers 6-times a week service from Atlanta (no Tuesday flight), plus a second flight on Saturdays.

US Airways offers daily flights from Charlotte, and will add a second daily flight from hat city in February. Direct flights are also available from Boston and Philadelephia on Saturdays and Sundays.

Air Canada has direct flights from Toronto on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays,  from Montreal on Thursdays and Ottawa on Mondays.

The Turks and Caicos Islands currently have 2 full service international airports,  Providenciales and Grand Turk, and limited entry facilities in North and South Caicos.  All other islands have domestic airports except for East and West Caicos, which are uninhabited (an airstrip is currently under construction on West Caicos to serve the Ritz Carlton resort being developed there).

Provo Airport:
Airport Code: PLS
Latitude: N 21°15' .6
Longitude: W 72°46'.7
(17° MBPV PLS N21 46.4 WO72 16.0 F-4, Jet A-1. 1100 - 2300)

Most visitors fly into Providenciales upon entry to the islands and then can easily take a commuter flight to the other islands. It is a modern, full service facility that welcomes dozens of international flights every week from North America, Europe and other Caribbean Islands. It is also the gateway to the rest of the Turks & Caicos Islands. Check the airport web site for up to date flight schedules and route maps.

Vistors from the US are reminded that effective Janaury 8, 2007, all US citizens visiting the Caribbean must be in possession of a valid US passport.

All visitors arriving via international flights and connecting to any of our other islands through Providenciales must first clear immigration and customs and claim baggage at PLS before making the connection through the domestic departure area at the Provo Airport.

For a list of countries that does not require a visa to visit Turks & Caicos –click here

Flying times from major cities with direct flights serving Providenciales:
Nassau 45 minutes  Bahamas Air
Puerta Plata & Santiago, DR 45 minutes  Air Turks and Caicos
Cap Haitian and Port au Prince, Haiti 45 minutes  Air Turks and Caicos
Montego Bay/Kingston 1 hour  Air Turks and Caicos
Atlanta 2 hours Delta Airlines
Charlotte, NC 2:15 US Airways
Philadelphia 2:45 US Airways
New York 3 hours

American Airlines

Boston 3:15

American Airlines

Toronto 3:30 Air Canada
Montreal 3:30 West Jet
London 8 hours  British Airways


Private pilots can make use of full service FBO facilities in Provo through the Provo Air Center or SkyBase.

Grand Turk (GDT) ( 13° MBGT GDT N21 26.7 WO71 08.t Jet A-1 1100-0100 JASU) is our country's capital and its international airport is served by scheduled daily flights from Providenciales/PLS on Air Turks & Caicos and by charter on Caicos Express Airways. Flying time is approximately 30 minutes. The airport offers full international entry and departures services, as well as a restaurant/bar, ground transportation, tourist information, and a full-service FBO for private planes.



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