Taking a trip to Grand Cayman is always something for travelers to look forward to! From the stunning shorelines and gorgeous waves to the amazing dining, shopping, and exploring to be done, it’s a place that calls visitors back time and again. However, before you can savor the sights and dig your toes in the sand, you’ll have to have a transportation plan for reaching the island. When you’re planning to fly into a Grand Cayman airport, you’ll want to schedule your route to land at Owen Roberts International Airport. Located at 210 Roberts Drive, the Own Roberts International Airport serves Grand Cayman and is the primary hub for Cayman Airways as well.
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An International Airport with History
The Owen Roberts International Airport is located in the capital city of George Town. This Grand Cayman airport is named for the British Royal Air Force Wing Commander Owen Roberts who served during World War II and is one of two primary ports of air entry to the Cayman Islands. Flying into the Own Roberts International Airport is typically an extremely convenient experience for visitors to Grand Cayman thanks to its location within 5 minutes of downtown George Town as well as easy access to Seven Mile Beach, the financial district, and the cruise ship terminal as well. One of the most unique aspects of this particular Grand Cayman airport is the fact that it hosts an open-air waving gallery! The airport dates back to 1952 and continues to be an important aviation gateway in the Caribbean today. The Cayman Islands Airport Authority owns and operates this airport facility along with the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport on Cayman Brac.
There are many airlines that offer service from the U.S. to Grand Cayman’s Owen Roberts International Airport. These include American Airlines, Cayman Airways, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, and United. Once travelers have landed at Owens Roberts International Airport, they’ll have a variety of options for making their way to The Residences. Taxi service is available at the arrival greeting area and vehicles can be called upon request by The Airport Ground Transport Attendance on duty. There are also a number of bus services that can be booked in advance for airport pick-ups. Some of the major companies that serve this area include Majestic Tours, NCT Tours, Reliable Tours, and Amvivo just to name a few. Travelers looking to enjoy more exclusive transportation options can opt for a pre-booked limousine instead. Companies like Grand Limousine Service, Elite Transportation, and Chauffeur Unlimited all serve the Owen Roberts International Airport. There are also a variety of rental car kiosks at the airport where guests can pick up their own vehicle to enjoy using during their time on Grand Cayman. There are plenty of directional signs leading from arrival areas to the rental kiosks making finding your way simple. Some of the major rental car companies that operate at the airport include Alamo Apex, Avis, Budget, Discount Car Rental, Economy, Firefly, and more.
Book Your Stay Today
When travel plans bring you to Grand Cayman, having luxurious accommodations in place makes the moment that much more alluring! Reach out to The Residences today to learn more about our inviting options and to book your trip. Book our Cayman Island pet friendly rentals here.