Passenger guide - Montego Bay airport (MBJ) 

 

Sir Donald Sangster International Airport, opened on February 18, 1947, is the main air terminal in Jamaica and serves the north of the country. It is one of the busiest in the Caribbean and operates with flights to Canada, the United States, Panama, Europe and the Caribbean.

Official Website: mbjairport.com
Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminal F (international flights) and Terminal C (domestic flights). Open between 5:00 am and 11:00 pm and located within walking distance of each other.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 3.9 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +876 952 3124. Information counters in the Arrivals Hall, Ticketing area and Shopping Concourse of the Departures Hall (Tel +876 952 2712). Tourist information office in the Immigration area.

 

The airport is located 2 km (1.2 miles) northwest from Montego Bay.

 
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Bus - In the Ground Transportation Hall you can find desks from several tour operators that provide transportation around the country, among them: Amstar (Tel +52 998 881 9507), Caribic Vacations, Coming 2 (Tel +34 971 787 000), Easy Deals, Exclusive Holidays (Tel +876 952 1126), Glamour Tours (Tel +876 953 3810), Holiday Services (Tel +876 618 1228), Island Routes (Tel +1 305 663 4364), Jamaica Tours (Tel +1 866 865 1059), JCAL (Tel +876 952 7574), Juta Tours (Tel +876 952 0813), Juta Negril, Kenny Tours (Tel +876 956 6131), Kiuki Tours (Tel +876 940 0521), Prestige Tours (Tel +876 759 1793), Reggae Tours (Tel +1 732 334 0992), Sunholiday Tours (Tel +876 953 2762), Tourwise (Tel +876 974 2323), Tropical Tours (Tel +876 952 1126).

Taxi - Cabs provided by JUTA Taxi (Tel +876 952 0813) and JCAL Taxi (Tel +876 952 7574). Both companies share a counter outside the Customs area. Travel time to the city centre is around 15 minutes.

 

Car rental desks are found in the Ground Transportation and Arrivals Halls, outside the Customs area. Alamo/Enterprise/National (Tel +876 906 0084 / 1 888 429 5286 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm), Avis (Tel +876 952 0762 / 979 1060 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm), Budget (Tel +876 953 0534 / 952 3838 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm), Hertz (Tel +876 952 4250 / 979 0438 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm), Island Car Rentals (Tel +876 929 5875 - 8:30 am to 10:00 pm), Thrifty (Tel +876 952 1126 / 812 5989).

 

The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureaus, VIP lounges, mobile phone service, public telephones and Wi-Fi access free of charge.

Food and Drinks- Restaurants, bars, fast food outlets, icecream stores and pizza places on the first floor, after the security checkpoint.
Shopping- Options include duty-free shops, souvenirs, clothing, jewellery, accessories, sweets, press, liquor.
Baggage- Free trolleys in the luggage reclaim hall. Porters in the Departures and Arrivals areas (USD1.00 per bag). Wrapping service on the ground floor, Check-in area (Tel +1 305 870 9720). Lost and found office in the Security Center, Arrivals Hall (Tel +876 971 2726).
Other Services- Smoking lounge, baby changing facilities.

 

Opposite the terminals there is a parking lot for short and long stays. Prices

 

There are access ramps and adapted toilets. You can request wheelchair assistance at the counters of the individual airlines in the Check-in and Arrivals Halls.

 

There are reservation counters in the Ground Transportation Hall. Some hotels in the surroundings operate complimentary shuttle buses for the transfer of their guests. Toby's Resort (Tel +876 952 4370), Palm View Guest House (Tel +876 952 8321), Mynt Retreat & Spa (Tel +876 622 5530), Deja Resort (Tel +876 940 4173), Hotel Montego (Tel +876 952 3287), Tropical Court Resort (Tel +876 979 2075), Relax Resort (Tel +876 979 0656), Hotel Gloriana & Spa (Tel +876 979 0669), SeaGarden Beach Resort (Tel +876 979 7761), Sandals Inn (Tel +876 952 4140).

 
 
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Latest updates: September, 06, 2017