Lynden Pindling International Airport (Nassau)

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Lynden Pindling International Airport, formerly known as Nassau International Airport, is the main gateway to The Bahamas. Renamed after Sir Lynden Pindling, the first Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, it is the fourth busiest airport in the Caribbean, serving more than 3 million passengers every year.

Nassau resides on the island of New Providence and forms the capital of the Bahamas. The island group, which consists of approximately 700 islands, is part of the Lucayan Archipelago in the western North Atlantic Ocean and is also known as the Commonwealth. The territory is said to be the first landfall in the New World made by the Italian explorer and navigator Columbus, in 1492. Today, the island country’s economy is based on tourism and finance, with Nassau forming the business district and centre.

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New York Teterboro - Nassau - York Teterboro (3 night return)
Aircraft: Embraer Phenom 300
Seats: 7
Flight Time: 2 hrs 24 mins
Charter Price: $15,360 / £11,900

Fort Lauderdale Int'l - Nassau - Fort Lauderdale Int'l (3 night return)
Aircraft: Citation CJ1
Seats: 5
Flight Time: 40 mins
Charter Price: $8,900 / £6,900

London Luton - Nassau - London Luton (3 night return)
Aircraft: Bombardier Global 5000
Seats: 13
Flight Time: 7 hrs 37 mins
Charter Price: $110,900 / £85,700

Lynden Pindling International Airport History

It was 1940 when the first airfield in the Bahamas opened. At that time the airport was named after the millionaire Harry Oakes. The investor made it possible to complete the first air gateway development to the island country in the Caribbean with its large financial contribution. During both World Wars the Oakes Field became a Royal Air Force station and used for delivery flights to locations in North Africa Europe.

With the withdrawal of the RAF in 1946, the airport returned to civil operations, starting serving also long range flights. In 1957 the airport passed its functions as international hub to Nassau International Airport at Windsor Field.

The airport was renamed in 2006 after the first Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, Sir Lynden Pindling, who is recognised for its accomplishments during his term. Over the years several expansion were undertaken, adjusting the infrastructure to world-class standards and better service of the increased traffic.

The airport is one of the few facilities comprising a US border pre-clearance station. This allows all US flights to operate as domestic upon arrival at their final destination in America.

Lynden Pindling International Airport Location:

Lynden Pindling International Airport is located approximately 8 miles west of the City of Nassau. The commute by car takes a short drive of 15 minutes without traffic and is situated very close to some of the finest resorts and hotels in the world.

Lynden Pindling International Airport Facts

Airport Codes: MYNN/NAS
Latitude: 25°02'20"N
Longitude: 77°27'58"W
Elevation: 16 feet

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