Belize, or British Honduras, is a small country in Central America with a coastline only at the Caribbean Sea and English as its official language. The jungles, the Mayan ruins, the superb beaches along with the possibly to swim and dive in clear waters attract tourists from all over the world.

If you prefer to fly, the choices are: Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport (BZE) in Belize or flights to Cancun (Mexico) or Guatemala City (Guatemala)

Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport (BZE) is the only international airport in the country and is located northwest of Belize City and is the 12th busiest airport in Central America (by passengers). It is currently going through major expansions (which should be completed by 2015). It’s not a hub for any airline and it receives direct flights from USA (Dallas, Miami, Atlanta, Newark and Charlotte), El Salvador and also handles domestic flights. The airlines flying here include: American Airlines , Delta Airlines , TACA , United Airlines , US Airways , Maya Island Air and Tropic Air.




Although the infrastructure is still quite basic in Belize, there are some smaller airports which handle domestic traffic. Belize City Municipal Airport (TZA) offers flights to/from Caye Caulker and Punta Gorda (among others), while Caye Caulker Airport (CUK) gets flights to/from Belize City and San Pedro. Punta Gorda Airport (PND) also handles flights to/from Belize City , Dangriga and Placencia.

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