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Welcome to Belize Airport

Philip Goldson International is situated 10 miles (16km) from Belize City, in Ladyville.

Information & Facts

Car Rental

Most international car rental companies are represented at the airport.

City Transfers

An airport bus runs to the city centre, taking about half an hour, but the buses tend to be unreliable. Taxis are available at the entrance to the main terminal. They are unmetered and a price should be negotiated before hiring.


Tel: +501 (0)2 252 045.

Departure Tax

The airport has duty-free shops, a bank, shops, a restaurant and bar.

English is the official language and the one most commonly spoken, but you will hear Creole, Spanish, Garifuna and Mayan as well.

The unit of currency is the Belize Dollar (BZD), which is fixed against the US$ as BZ$2 = US$1. Most tourist resorts, hotels, restaurants and tour operators accept US currency and travellers cheques. Credit cards are also accepted, and most banks in Belize City and Belmopan will advance cash against Visa or MasterCard. When using credit cards most establishments will add a 5% service charge to the bill. First Caribbean International Bank has several ATMs in Belize City. Always make sure you understand which dollar rate is being quoted, either Belize Dollars or US Dollars.

Local time is GMT -6.
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