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About Norman Manley Intl. Airport

The name of the airport, which started welcoming passengers with the name Palisadoes Airport in 1948 in Kingston, the capital city of Jamaica, was changed as Norman Manley, who was one of the national heroes of the country. Renovation and expansion activities that were started in 2004 still continue at the airport which is currently the second busiest airport of the country. It is known that the passenger statistics exceed one and a half million annually. From Norman Manley International Airport, there are flights to Havana, Toronto, London, Orlando, Panama City, Atlanta, New York and Lisbon.

Getting to the City Center from Norman Manley Intl. Airport

Norman Manley International Airport is located on a small side island off the main island of Jamaica. Reaching the city center from this airport is extremely easy. There are comfortable, regular bus departures, but if you are in a hurry you can also use a taxi or rent a private car as well. 

Rent a car

The world-renowned Avis, Budget and Hertz firms can all be taken advantage of at the airport. With a private car you rented, you can reach the city center in about 20 minutes. Moreover, terrific views of the Caribbean Sea will accompany you along the way. 

Taxi

It takes, on average, 20 minutes to reach the city center from the airport when you use a private taxi. But as the taxi meters are often turned off, you should negotiate or confirm the price with the taxi driver ahead of time.

Bus

Taking the bus number 98, which leaves from the departures gate of the airport, can bring you to the city center in about 40 minutes. The average ticket price is 120.00 Jamaican Dollars and buses depart every twenty minutes.

Last Updated: 26 Jan 2018
Getting to Norman Manley Intl. Airport from the City Center

Even though Norman Manley International Airport is located on a small island, access to the airport is quite easy. You can take a bus from the city center or take a taxi. If you have rented a car for your journey, you can also deliver it at the airport. Whatever option you choose, you will be accompanied with a great view of see during your journey.

Car Rental

There are offices of both local and international car rental companies in the city center. You can reach Norman Manley International Airport in 20 minutes on average with the car you rent and by following the airport signs along the shore.

Taxi

You can easily find a taxi at any time during the day in the city center. However, keep in mind that there are no taximeter devices on the taxis. This is why you are advised to deal with the taxi driver in advance about your destination and bargain on the fare. You can reach Norman Manley International Airport in 20 minutes with a taxi.

Bus

The bus line 98 departing from the city center goes to Norman Manley International Airport. The ticket costs 120,00 Jamaican Dollar for adults. While the bus schedule varies during the day, it departs every twenty minutes and the bus reaches the airport in about 40 minutes.

Airport Information

The airport located on an island 19 kilometers outside the city center, is the second busiest airport in the country. Regular and seasonal passenger flights and cargo flights to different destinations are operated from Norman Manley International Airport, which is contracted with many airline companies. There are over thirty cafès, bars and restaurants at the airport. There are different alternatives for those who want to shop, as well as a duty free store. Club Kingston Lounge serves passengers who want to spoil themselves. There are also small art galleries at the airport.

Last Updated: 31 Jan 2018

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