Information & Facts
Short and long-term parking is available in front of the
Most major car hire companies, including Avis, Dollar and
Thrifty, are represented at the airport.
There is no main public transport available to or from the
airport. Taxis are available outside the terminal and take around
10-15 minutes to St John's for a fixed fare.
EC$50, or EC$35 for nationals of the Caribbean and
The airport has a bank and bureaux de change, as well as a
24-hour ATM. A post office, tourist information desk, bar,
restaurant and some shops (including duty-free) are also available.
Facilities for the disabled are provided.
English is the official language, but most locals speak
English patois (jargon or dialect).
The Eastern Caribbean Dollar (XCD) is the main form of currency
in Antigua and Barbuda, and it is tied to the US Dollar, with US$1
equal to EC$2.65 (long-standing, pegged rate). US currency can be
used nearly everywhere. Major currencies and travellers cheques can
be exchanged at the international banks in St John's and at many
hotels. Credit and debit cards are widely accepted but there are
not many ATMs in the area, so it is best to make arrangements
Local time in Antigua and Barbuda is GMT -4.