Grenada is approximately 12 degrees north of the Equator in the southern part of the Eastern Caribbean. Grenada’s airport is the recently-renamed Maurice Bishop International Airport, in the SW of the island.
Flights from the US and Canada
6 flights weekly from San Juan and Miami on American Airlines or American Eagle www.aa.com
Delta has direct flights from New York every Wednesday and Saturday
DL525 dep JFK 0115 arr GND 0605
DL526 dep GND 0715 arr JFK 1235.
Passengers flying with Delta will be able to make connections to more than 360 destinations, using the airline’s hubs in Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-JFK, Salt Lake City, Amsterdam and Tokyo-Narita, as well as its Northwest subsidiary and Delta Connection carriers. www.delta.com
Weekly flights from Toronto on Air Canada from December to April www.aircanadavacations.com
Zoom and Skyservice airlines have regular direct flights to Grenada from Canada, at good rates, but they must be booked through a travel agent. Titan Tours (Skyservice)
West Jet operates a flight from Toronto to Barbados with connections on LIAT to Grenada year round.
From the U.K.
British Airways leaves Gatwick for Grenada on Sundays www.ba.com
Virgin Atlantic leaves Gatwick for Grenada on Mondays www.virgin-atlantic.com
British Airways and Virgin Atlantic also have daily flights into Barbados. Virgin has flights from Manchester to Barbados on Mondays from 27 October 2013-30 April 2014. You can connect to Grenada easily from Barbados on LIAT www.liat.com
Caribbean Airlines www.caribbean-airlines.com is based in Trinidad and is 100% owned by the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Caribbean Airlines has regional services from Jamaica to the Southern Caribbean including Suriname and Guyana. The airline also serves the United States (Miami and New York), Canada (Toronto) and through a code share with British Airways, London and beyond.
www.conviasa.com flies to Grenada from Caracas, Venezuela on Fridays and Sundays.
www.condor.de flies direct to Grenada from Frankfurt, Germany every Monday during the Winter season and has good connections in Europe.
Carriacou can be reached by plane www.svgair.com ferry www.ospreylines.com or schooner and Petite Martinique by ferry or schooner. SVG Flights from Grenada to Carriacou take 20 minutes and the ferry from Grenada to Carriacou takes 90 minutes on the fast one, and 2 1/2 hours on the slower one. The fast one runs on the weekends. It is possible to take the ferry or plane to Carriacou and a speedboat to Petite Martinique for a ten minute journey. Alternatively, you could take an SVG flight from Barbados to Union Island and hop on a speedboat to Carriacou or Petite Martinique.
To check if you need a visa look at www.grenadaconsulate.com/visa
Departure tax that used to be payable at the Maurice Bishop International Airport is now included in the cost of the flight.