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Sangster International Airport (MBJ)

Full Airport Name

(Montego Bay) Sangster International Airport


Montego Bay, St James, Jamaica

Airport Code


Country Code



952 3124


940 6591




Number of Terminals

2 (in one building)

Time Zone

GMT - 5


The airport is amid on the northwest bank of the island, aloof aloft the arctic outskirts of Montego Bay, 2km (1.2 miles) from the burghal centre.

Airport News

A absolute amplification and advance activity started at Sangster International Airport in 2003 and is appointed for achievement in 2008. The airport terminal, which is the capital aperture for Jamaica, will be restructured and expanded, and as able-bodied as a fresh retail and bartering area, are actuality built. The abandonment and ticketing halls will be absolutely renovated, and the parking areas are set to be bigger as well. A fresh community breadth and arena busline anteroom for accession cartage were opened in January 2007.

Driving Directions

The airport is amid actual abutting to the city, which is absolutely small, so there is no crisis of accepting absent aggravating to acquisition the airport. From the burghal centre, aloof chase The Queen's Drive northwards and again booty the airport exit. It is additionally attainable to booty Gloucester Avenue and again Sunset Boulevard all the way to the airport.

Car Parking

The declivity and analeptic breadth is amid anon alfresco the capital terminal building. All concise and abiding car parking is accommodated in the attainable car esplanade alfresco of the terminal.

Car Hire

Avis, Budget, Hertz and Thrifty all accept offices at the airport. One bounded car appoint company, Island Car Rental is represented.

Public Transport

Road: Shuttle: Hotel shuttles too are amid in the arena busline arrivals anteroom alfresco the community area. Some hotels organise shuttles for their guests and accept their own lounges in the arena busline area.

Taxi: There are two auto companies at the airport, JUTA Auto (tel: 952 0309) and JCAL Auto (tel: 979 1822), and they allotment the auto board that is amid in the arena busline arrivals anteroom aloof alfresco the community exit.

Information and Help Desks

There are several advice counters (tel: 952 3124 or 952 2712) in the terminal, in the ticketing concourse, abandonment lounge, arena busline anteroom and arrivals attainable area. In addition, there is a company advice account provided by the Jamaica Tourist Board in the clearing hall.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: There are bill barter offices (tel: 979 2673) in the abandonment lounge, clearing anteroom and arena busline hall. Postal casework and boxes are amid in the Extra Extra boutique (tel: 971 8872) in the ticketing concourse. Internet access, photocopying and fax machines are attainable at the E-island kiosk (tel: 940 0977) in the abandonment lobby.

Eating and drinking: There are several restaurants, cafes and confined at the airport. Some of the restaurants action accidental dining, including Jamaican and tropically-themed options. There are additionally several confined alms hot and algid drinks and abate commons and snacks, as able-bodied as kiosks affairs pizza, ice cream, yoghurt and snacks.

Shopping: The arcade opportunities are abounding at the airport. There are duty-free shops, artist cast outlets, shops affairs bounded specialities, a bookshop, music shops and aliment affairs aggregate from cigars to aliment articles to jewellery and cosmetics.

Luggage: The airport's lost-and-found account (tel: 971 2726) is amid at the aegis centre in the arrivals attainable area.

Other facilities: Baby alteration accessories are attainable in the restrooms in the departures and arrivals concourses. A bloom appointment (tel: 952 2013) is amid in the clearing hall. The airport badge base (tel: 952 2241) can be begin in the arrivals attainable area.

Conference and Business Facilities

There are no appointment accessories as such at the airport, but there are three airline lounges as able-bodied as a VIP lounge available. Internet access, photocopying and fax machines are attainable at the E-island kiosk (see above) in the abandonment lobby.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

All the toilets in the terminal are attainable to wheelchair users. Wheelchair abetment is attainable at the airline counters (tel: 952 2013) in the clearing hall. The advancing amplification and redevelopment of the terminal is accepted to advance accessibility.


These hotels accept their own lounges at the airport, which accommodate shuttle casework for their guests: Couples (tel: 940 6377), Half Moon (tel: 979 7354), Ritz Carlton (tel: 979 0893), Sandals (tel: 979 1063), Sunset Resorts (tel: (876) 971 5665) and Superclubs (tel: 952 1396).