Passenger guide - George Town airport (GCM) 

 

Owen Roberts International Airport, opened on April 10, 1953, is the main air terminal in the Cayman Islands. It operates with domestic and international flights to Canada, the United States, United Kingdom and the Caribbean.

Official Website:
caymanairports.com
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open between 6:00 am and 9:00 pm.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 1.1 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +1 345 943 7070. Tourist information: Tel +1 345 949 0623. There is an information counter situated after the immigration procedures area, available from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm (Tel +1 345 949 2635).

 

The airport is located in Grand Cayman Island, 2.5 km (1.5 miles) to the east of George Town.

 
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Bus - Several private companies offer shuttle services around the island, mainly for groups. Some of them are: Majestic Tours (Tel +1 345 949 7773), NCT Tours, Rudy’s Travellers Transport (Tel +1 345 949 3208), Webster’s Tours (Tel +1 345 945 1433), Reliable Tours, Tropicana Tours (Tel +1 345 949 0944).

Taxi - In the Arrivals area there is a desk to hire cabs on a first come, first served basis. Fares are fixed. The trip to George Town city centre takes 10-15 minutes and has a cost of USD15.00. Prices

 

Car rental offices are situated opposite the terminal building. Alamo (Tel +1 345 945 7368 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm), Andy’s Rent A Car (Tel +1 345 949 8111 - 6:00 am to 10:00 pm), Apex (Tel +1 345 949 4808), Avis/Cico (Tel +1 345 949 2468 - 7:00 am to 10:30 pm), Budget (Tel +1 345 949 5605 - 7:30 am to 11:00 pm), Discount Car Rental (Tel +1 345 943 9550), Dollar (Tel +1 345 949 4790 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm), Economy Car Rental (Tel +1 345 949 9550), Firefly (Tel +1 345 943 4380 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm), Fox (Tel +1 345 949 8111 - 6:00 am to 10:30 pm), Hertz (Tel +1 345 943 4378 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm), Marshall’s Rent A Car (Tel +1 345 949 0550), National (Tel +1 345 945 7368 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm), Payless (Tel +1 345 743 1270 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm), Thrifty (Tel +1 345 949 6640).

 

The airport has ATMs, mailbox, public telephones and Wi-Fi access with no charge. The Sir Turtle Club Lounge is located in the Departures area and opens during flight hours; it offers computers with internet access, Wi-Fi, TV, telephones, drinks, snacks (accessible for Sir Turtle Club members).

Food and Drinks- There is a restaurant on the second level and a bar in the Departures area.
Shopping- Duty-free goods in the Departures Hall. There are also stores selling souvenirs, magazines, sweets, jewellery, accessories, liquor, tobacco, perfumes.
Baggage- The lost and found office is situated on the second floor and operates from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (Tel +1 345 244 5836 / 926 1943).
Other Services- First aid room.

 

Two parking lots available. Payment is made at automatic machines situated outside the Arrivals Hall. Rates

Short Term Parking - Located directly in front of the terminal.
Long Term Parking - Found behind the previous sector.

 

The enclosure has an ambulift service so passengers with reduced mobility can board and disembark from the airplane, in addition to access ramps and adapted restrooms. If you should require wheelchairs or special assistance, you are advised to notify you airline at the time of your booking.

 

Among the closest hotels you can find: Sunset House (Tel +1 345 949 7111), Comfort Suites Seven Mile Beach (Tel +1 345 945 7300), Eldemire's Tropical Island Inn (Tel +1 345 916 8369), Major Rod's Hostel (Tel +1 345 927 7890), Coral Sands Resort (Tel +1 345 743 5500), Grandview Condos (Tel +1 345 945 4511), Margaritaville Beach Resort (Tel +1 855 979 8053), Plantation Village (Tel +1 345 949 4199), 7 Mile Beach Resort and Club (Tel +1 345 949 0332), Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort (Tel +1 345 949 0088).

 
 
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Latest updates: September, 05, 2017