PGIA

Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport

The Philip Goldson International Airport is Belize’s only international airport located 10 miles from Belize City in Ladyville, Belize District. It is owned by the Government of Belize and Belize Airports Authority, and operated by the Belize Airport Concession Company Limited under a Concession Agreement.

The airport was originally built in 1943, when a 5,000 feet asphalt runway, a taxiway and a small apron were constructed. A terminal building was constructed in 1944, and inaugurated on January 15 1945.

The name of the airport is dedicated to the memory of a Belizean nationalist, Hon. Philip S.W. Goldson.

The largest number of transits was recorded in 2016. There were over 5,019 international flights, 25,393 domestic flights, 1,049,020 domestic/international arriving and departing passengers and an incredible 1.1 million kilograms of cargo.

Some airfield dimensions include a 9,900 feet runway length and a 735,800 sq.  ft. parking apron, with a total of 10 large aircraft parking slots. The Airport Terminal Building has a total of 110,000 sq. ft. and contains Terminals #1 and #2, International Arrival and Departure Halls, a Domestic Arrival Hall, restaurants, snack outlets, duty free and duty paid shops, a bank, and various other services.

There is a 12,000 sq. ft. Air Cargo Terminal Building located on the northern section of the airport and accessible from the Old Airport Road. It has a total of eight cargo operators.

 

PGIA

Airlines

There are seven international and two domestic airlines operating from the Philip Goldson International Airport with scheduled flights to: USA, Latin America, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe. These airlines are American Airlines, Avianca, COPA, Delta, Southwest, United, WestJet, Maya Island Air and Tropic Air.

The principal regulatory agency providing oversight at the PGIA is the Department of Civil Aviation. Belize is a signatory to the International Civil Aviation Organization (I.C.A.O.) convention. American registered airlines operating in Belize are periodically inspected by the Transportation Safety Administration (T.S.A.) of the United States Department of Transport. The PGIA is designated as a Category 8 Airport in accordance with ICAO Annex 14.

Airlines to Belize

 

American Airlines

 

ARRIVAL DEPARTURE
Destination Los Angeles to Belize Belize to Los Angeles
Flight & Time #654 / 6:55 AM #655 / 8:50 AM
Frequency Saturdays Saturdays
Destination Miami to Belize (PGIA) Belize to Miami (MIA)
Flight & Time #2476 / 11:46 AM
#2454 / 3:28 PM
#1419 / 12:41 PM
#2440 / 4:25 PM
Frequency Daily Daily
Destination Dallas to Belize Belize to Dallas (DFW)
Flight / Time #269 / 3:30 PM #268 / 4:25 PM
Frequency Saturdays Saturdays
Destination Dallas to Belize Belize to Dallas (DFW)
Flight / Time #2451 / 1:30 PM #926 / 2:25 PM
Frequency Tues/Thurs Tues/Thurs
Destination Charlotte to Belize Belize to Charlotte
Flight / Time #841 / 11:55 AM #842 / 12:45 PM
Frequency Saturdays Saturdays
Contact Information: www.americanairlines.com
Reservations: +(501) 223 -2523; +(501) 223 – 2522; +(501) 223 – 2524
 AA’s PGIA #:   +(501) 225 – 2045, EXT. 567 or 177

 

Avianca

 

ARRIVALS DEPARTURES
Destination El Salvador to Belize Belize to El Salvador (MSPL)
Flight / Time #414 / 4:12 PM #415 / 5:10 PM
Frequency Daily Daily
Contact Information: www.avianca.com
Reservations: +(501) 227 – 7185
Avianca’s PGIA #: +(501) 225 – 2045, EXT. 112 or 186

 

Copa

 

ARRIVALS DEPARTURES
Destination Panama to Belize Belize to Panama (PTY)
Flight / Time #281 / 12:49 PM #280 / 2:07 PM
Frequency Tuesday/Friday Tuesday/Friday
Contact Information: www.copaair.com
Reservations: +(501) 225 – 4877
Avianca’s PGIA #: +(501) 225 – 2045, EXT. 530

Delta

 

ARRIVALS DEPARTURES
Destinations Atlanta to Belize Belize to Atlanta (KATL)
Flight / Time #703 / 12P:00 M #695 / 1:00 PM
Frequency Daily Daily
Destinations Atlanta to Belize Belize to Atlanta (KATL)
Flight / Time #703 / 10:52 AM #695 / 11:45 AM
Frequency Sun – Fri Sun – Fri
Contact Information: www.deltaairlines.com
Reservations: +(501) 225 – 2010
Delta’s PGIA #: +(501) 225 – 2045, EXT. 310

 

SouthWest

 

ARRIVALS DEPARTURES
Destination Fort Lauderdale to Belize Belize to Fort Lauderdale
Flight / Time #629 / 12:35 PM #1007 / 1:10 PM
Frequency Daily Daily
Destination Houston to Belize Belize to Houston
Flight / Time #837 / 1:15 PM #1023 / 5:00 PM
Frequency Saturday Saturday
Destination Houston to Belize Belize to Houston
Flight / Time #3005 / 4:35 PM #1013 / 5:30 PM
Frequency Sunday – Friday Sunday – Friday
Destination Denver to Belize Belize to Denver
Flight / Time #288 / 2:05 PM #829 / 2:10 PM
Frequency Saturday Saturday
Contact Information: www.southwest.com
Reservations: 0800-007-8684
Southwest’s PGIA #:   +(501) 225 – 4902, EXT. 600/601

 

United Airlines

 

ARRIVALS DEPARTURES
Destination Houston to Belize Belize to Houston (KIAH)
Flight / Time #1408 / 12:11 PM #1405 / 1:07 PM
Frequency Sun-Fri Sun-Fri
Destination Houston to Belize Belize to Houston (KIAH)
Flight / Time #1407 / 12:28 PM
#1569 / 2:33 PM
#1405 / 1:45 PM
#1570 / 3:33 PM
Frequency Sat Only Sat Only
Destination Chicago to Belize Belize to Chicago
Flight / Time #1150 / 1:25 PM #1151 / 2:20 PM
Frequency Sat Only Sat Only
Contact Information: www.united.com
Reservations: +(501) 223 – 2613
United’s PGIA #:   +(501) 225 – 2045, EXT. 120

 

WestJet

 

ARRIVALS DEPARTURES
Destination Toronto to Belize Belize to Toronto
Flight / Time #2604 / 1:35 PM #2604 / 2:40 PM
 Frequency  Wed/Fri/Sat Wed/Fri/Sat
Destination Calgary to Belize Belize to Calgary
Flight / Time #2216 / 3:51 PM #2216 / 4:40 PM
Frequency Friday Friday
Contact Information: www.westjet.com
Reservations: +(501) 225 – 4933
Avianca’s PGIA #: +(501) 225 – 2045

 

Tropic Air

Domestic Airlines

 

MAYA ISLAND AIR

Destinations (8): Belize City, Caye Caulker, Corozal Town, Dangriga Town, Placencia, Punta Gorda Town, San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Time: Hourly
Contact Information: www.mayaislandair.com
Reservations: +(501) 223 – 1140
Maya’s PGIA #: +(501) 225 – 2045, EXT. 116

 

TROPIC AIR BELIZE

Domestic Flights
Destinations (10): Belize City, Belmopan, Caye Caulker, Corozal Town, Dangriga Town, Orange Walk Town, Placencia, Punta Gorda Town, San Ignacio, San Pedro Ambergris Caye
International Flights
ARRIVALS DEPARTURES
Destination Flores to Belize Belize to Flores (MGMM)
Flight / Time #4401 / 9:30 AM #4400 / 4:30 PM
Frequency Daily Daily
Destination Cancun to Belize Belize to Cancun (MMUN)
Flight / Time #6601 / 3:30 PM
#6611 / 2:30 PM
#6621 / 8:30 PM
#6610 / 11:30 AM
#6620 / 3:30 PM
Frequency Daily Daily
Destination Roatan to Belize Belize to Roatan (MHRO)
Flight / Time #2301 / 8:30 AM #2300 / 4:30 PM
Frequency Tue/Wed/Fri/Sun Tue/Wed/Fri/Sun
Destination San Pedro Sula to Belize Belize to San Pedro Sula (MHLM)
Flight / Time #2201 / 9:30 AM #2200 / 4:30 PM
Frequency Daily except Saturday Daily except Saturday
Destination Merida to Belize Belize to Merida (MMMD)
Flight / Time #6701 / 2:30 PM #6700 / 10:30 AM
Frequency Mon/Wed/Fri Mon/Wed/Fri
Contact Information: www.tropicair.com
Reservations: +(501) 226 – 2626
Tropic Air’s PGIA #: +(501) 225 – 2045 EXT. 119