Belize’s only international airport is the Philip Goldson S.W International located 10 miles (16km) north of Belize City. The airport has recently completed an extension of its runway totaling its length to 10,155ft. the airport is now fully capable of accommodating vessels like Boeing 747 and Airbus 340.
The international airlines currently serving Belize are: American Airlines, Continental Airlines and Delta Airlines form the United States; and Grupo Taca from El Salvador.
In the domestic arena, Belize also has two major local airlines- Tropic Air and Maya Island Air. Both airlines offer local anf international charter flights, and daily scheduled flights around the country. Two other domestic airlines- Cari Bee Air Service and Javier’s Flying Service Limited offer local and international charters.
Departure Tax for passengers leaving Belize from the International Airport is US$39.25 per person for Non- Belizeans.