Formerly a US army Base, V.C. Bird International Airport (ANU) has been a civil airport since 1949. In 2005, the one-terminal airport was updated to better fulfill the needs of the area.
Immigration & Customs
Immigration is fairly simple. The visible signs and the flow of people will guide you to immigration. To enter Antigua, you’ll need a valid passport, a return or onward ticket and confirmation of your accommodation throughout the stay. You may also need proof of sufficient funds for the duration of your visit.
How to Get to Your Hotel
Once through immigration and customs, collect your bags and head out the arrivals door.
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Getting Around Antigua
Taxis are available at the airport. Generally, the fare from the airport to St. John’s is $7 USD, and the fare to Nelson’s Dockyard is $21 USD. Taxi drivers are also qualified as tour guides for sightseeing trips.