Airports in Belize

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Belize has one international airport and several domestic airports. The airports in Belize are primarily used by tourists from the USA and Canada.

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International Airport
Domestic Airports
Map of Belize Airports
International Airlines
Domestic Airlines

Belize International Airport

Front view of the Philip Goldson International Airport in Belize (BZE)

Often referred to as the Belize International Airport or PGIA, the Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport is the only international airport in Belize. It is located in Ladyville, a village that is 10 miles outside of Belize City.

Belize’s main airport was established in 1943 and is named after Hon. Philip Stanley Wilberforce Goldson, a popular Belizean activist and politician that died in 2001.

International Airport in BelizeCode
Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport(BZE)

Main domestic airports in Belize

Maya Flats Airstrip near San Ignacio in Cayo, Belize

Domestic airports in Belize are scattered across the country–in the most populous areas of each district. These airports are primarily used by tourists during the high tourism season.

The 5 most popular Belize airports are the Belize City Municipal Airport, San Pedro Airport, Caye Caulker Airport, Placencia Airport, and San Ignacio Airport.

Domestic Airports in BelizeCode
Caye Caulker Airport(CUK)
Corozal Town Airport(CZH)
Dangriga Airport(DGA)
Hector Silva Airstrip – Belmopan Airport(BCV)
John Greif II Airport — San Pedro, Ambergris Caye Airport(SPR)
Maya Flats Airstrip – San Ignacio Town Airport(CYD)
Orange Walk Airport(ORZ)
Placencia Airport(PLJ)
Punta Gorda Airport(ORZ)
Sir Barry Bowen Municipal Airport – Belize City Airport(TZA)

Map of Belize Airports

Map of domestic flights in Belize

International airlines that fly to Belize

Tropic Air Pilot during Blue Hole Flyover Tour

Currently, 11 international airlines operate from Belize’s Philip Goldson International Airport (BZE) with scheduled flights to the USA, Canada, Latin America and Mexico.

U.S. airlines flying to BelizeLocation in USA
Alaska AirSeatle & Los Angeles
American AirlinesMiami, Dallas, Charlotte & Los Angeles
Delta Air LinesAtlanta & Minneapolis
Frontier AirlinesDenver & Orlando
Southwest AirlinesHouston & Denver
Sun Country AirlinesMinneapolis
United AirlinesHouston, Chicago, Newark, Denver, Los Angeles
Canadian airlines flying to BelizeLocation in Canada
Air CanadaToronto
WestJetCalgary & Toronto
Regional airlines flying to BelizeLocation in Latin America or Mexico
Copa AirlinesPanama City
TAG AirlinesFlores & Guatemala City
Tropic AirCancun, Guatemala City & Roatan

Domestic airlines in Belize

Belize has two domestic airlines: Maya Island Air and Tropic Air. These airlines primarily use Cessna Caravan planes, colloquially known as puddle jumpers, and operate from the Philip Goldson International Airport and domestic airports across Belize.

Tropic Air also provides regional flights from Belize to Cancun, Guatemala City, and Roatan, which are done on a Beechcraft 1900 aircraft.

Domestic airlines in BelizeLocation in Belize
Maya Island AirAll domestic airports
Tropic AirAll domestic airports (+ Cancun, Guatemala City & Roatan