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Cheddi Jagan International Airport, opened on June 14, 1941, is the main air station in Guyana. It operates with international destinations in the Caribbean, the United States and Panama.
Official Website: cjairport-gy.com
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 630,000 passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +592 261 2281 / 3071. E-mail: [email protected]
The airport is located on the right bank of the Demerara River, in the city of Timehri, 41 km (25 miles) to the south of the capital, Georgetown.
National, Enterprise and Alamo (Tel +592 261 3000) have desks in the vicinity of the Temporary Arrivals Terminal Building (TATB), available from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm. To rent a vehicle, you must first have a Temporary Drivers License, which can be obtained at the Arrival's Customs Department. Just ask a Customer Service Representative for assistance.
The airport has ATMs, plugs for electric devices, mobile phone services and free Wi-Fi access. The Roraima Airways Executive Lounge is found next to the Public Departures area access ramp and opens from 3:00 am to 11:00 pm; it provides refreshments, drinks, telephones, fax, TV, air conditioning, newspapers and magazines (access with Priority Pass, Lounge Club or DragonPass membership, or by paying at the door - USD40.00).
Food and Drinks- There is a restaurant open around the clock on the outer lawns of the airport. There are also bars, fast-food outlets and coffee shops.
Shopping- Duty-free articles, gifts and crafts, jewellery.
Baggage- Porters in the check-in and Arrivals areas. Secure luggage wrapping in the check-in hall. In the case of missing belongings, they must be reported to the airline representatives, who can be found at the Customs area. Additionally, passengers can contact the Airport Duty Office at Tel +592 600 7022 / 261 2281.
Other services- Medical clinic.
Taxi - Cabs available outside the terminal. The drivers can be identified by their official badges and uniforms (off-white shirt jack and black pants). Further information: Tel +592 600 7022.
The public car park is managed by the Airport Corporation and operates on a 24-hour basis. Fares
Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should get in touch with their airline at least 48 hours before their flight.
Latest updates: October 30, 2019