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Cayman Airways - Owen Roberts International Airport - Grand Cayman
Getting Around
Cayman Airways - national airline of the Cayman Islands

Getting Here by Air

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The Cayman Islands is a British Overseas Territory located in the Western Caribbean. We are situated 480 miles south of Miami, Florida, 150 miles south of Cuba and 180 miles northwest of Jamaica.


All arriving and departing international flights are to clear through either Owen Roberts International Airport (MWCR) or Charles Kirkconnell International Airport (MWCB). There are no Customs, Immigration or Health facilities at Edward Bodden Airfield (MWCL).


Owen Roberts International Airport
Customs & Immigration: 7:00am. – 9:00pm

Charles Kirkconnell International Airport
Customs & Immigration: 7:00am. – 7:00pm


Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands Airports Authority

Island Air (FBO - Handles the majority of general aviation traffic)

Air Agencies, Ltd (Ground handling for private aircraft)

Caribbean Flying Adventures

Passenger Plane

The main passenger airport in the Cayman Islands, Owen Roberts International Airport, is located on the largest of the Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman. Our sister island of Cayman Brac also has its own airport, Charles Kirkconnell Airport. These two airports serve as the Cayman Islands main ports of entry for visitors. Little Cayman is served by daily inter-island flights.

There are more than 55 weekly flights into the Cayman Islands including 28 flights each week between Miami and Grand Cayman with connections to Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. British Airways operate a direct service four times a week from London Heathrow. Many visitors fly to the Cayman Islands via Miami which substantially increases the choice of both flight times and airlines available

Inter-island service between Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman is provided by Cayman Airways and Cayman Express, making Cayman Islands travel quick and easy. Cayman Airways provides daily jet service to Cayman Brac and  Little Cayman, while Cayman Express provides service four times daily to both islands from Grand Cayman.

The Cayman Islands Tourism Department has a Visitor Information booth in the Customs Hall of the Owen Roberts International Airport. The Visitor Information booth is fully stocked with the latest tourist publications, brochures and other information visitors may need during their stay.

Cayman Airways

Cayman Airways is the National Flag Carrier of the Cayman Islands. We are proud of our national airline and its fleet of five Boeing 737 jets and two Twin Otters. Cayman Airways' aircrafts are easily recognized at international airports by their distinctive and colorful Sir Turtle livery.

Non-stop flights between Grand Cayman and the US than any other airline; non-stop service to Grand Cayman is available from the following cities: Chicago, New York, Tampa, Miami, Washington, D.C., Montego Bay, Kingston, Havana, La Ceiba, Enjoy quick and pleasant flights from these nine convenient locations.

Cayman Express offers daily nonstop service between Grand Cayman, Little Cayman and Cayman Brac.

Day of the Week
Cayman Brac
Mon (select dates), Thur, Fri, Sat, Sun
Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri
Montego Bay
Mon, Wed, Fri
New York - JFK
Mon, Thur, Sat, Sun
Mon, Thur, Fri, Sat
Washington, D.C. - Dulles
Chicago - ORD
Wed, Sun

British Airways

Day of the Week
Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat