Philip S W Goldson International Airport (BZE) is 16km (10 miles) northwest of Belize City.
To/from the airport: Taxis are available to the city (journey time – 20 minutes); prices should be agreed with the driver beforehand.
There is an airport bus to the city centre, but it runs infrequently and should not be relied upon (journey time – 30 minutes).
Facilities: Duty-free shops, bank, shops, restaurant and bar.
Note: Belmopan, the capital, is 84km (52 miles) from Belize City by road.
Flying into Belize
American Airlines 800-433-7300 / 501-223-2522(in Belize)
Continental: 800-525-0280 / 800-231-0856 / 501-227-8309 (in Belize)
Delta Air Lines: 800-223-2365 / 501-225-3429 (in Belize)
Grupo TACA: 501-227-7363 (in Belize)
U.S. Airways: 800-428-4322 / 501-225-3589 (in Belize)
Maya Island Air: 800-521-1247 / 501-226-2435 / 501-226-2192
Tropic Air: 800-422-3435 / 501-226-2012 / 501-226-2338
Bordered by Mexico to the North, Guatemala on the west and South, and the Caribbean Sea on the East and is approximately 8,866 square miles. There are over 200 Cayes (Islands) most of which are located inside the 200 mile barrier reef.
Tip: You can fly into Cancun and rent a car and drive to Belize. It’s a 7 hour trip- but worth the drive. Not all car rentals allow you to take a car over the border, so check before you book