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Pointe-a-Pitre Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Pointe-a-Pitre Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

We asked a fireman about the possibility of sleeping in the airport, as we had plane tickets and ID. He said we couldn't be denied the right to sleep in the airport. - a traveller

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A clean and modern international airport with two terminals (Terminals 1 and 2) and a small selection of shops and restaurants.
  • The air-conditioning keeps the terminal a bit chilly, so have a sweater or travel blanket handy to stay warm!
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • Although no specific sleeping spot was mentioned, reviewers who spent the night in this airport had a safe and uneventful stay. You must notify airport security of your intention to spend the night at the airport, and they will instruct you to sleep on the ground floor. The airport seating is hard and uncomfortable, with armrests, so you’ll be more comfortable sleeping on the floor. Have a sleeping bag or travel mat handy for added comfort!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Pointe-à-Pitre Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.


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Pointe-a-Pitre Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by purchasing a lounge pass. Visit the individual lounge page for more details (ie. facilities, hours, pass and membership information):

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Airport WiFi / Internet

WiFi is available at Pointe-a-Pitre Airport for a fee. Connect to the "Orange Network".

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Pointe-a-Pitre Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Pointe-a-Pitre Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Yes. There are two ATMs on Level 0.
  • Car Rentals - Budget • Europcar • Hertz • Sixt • and more.
  • Currency Exchange - Yes. Location: Level 0
  • Duty Free & Shopping - The airport offers Duty Free as well as a small selection of shops. There is a mini grocery store on the Arrivals Level. Hours 9:00AM - last flight (Mon-Fri) and 11:00AM - 9:00PM (weekends).
  • Food & Drinks - Food concessions throughout the airport operate on varying schedules, with at least one open at 6:00AM. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Vending machines are also available in the airport.
  • Games - There are video games and simulators are arranged in the departure lounge and on Level 1.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Yes. Location: Level 0.
  • Medical Services - Urgent and emergency medical care is available at the Medical Center, located on the ground floor. Hours: 9:00AM - 11:00PM.
  • Mobile Charging - At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com
  • Pharmacy - Location: On the ground floor, next to the Medical Center. Hours: 8:00AM - 9:45PM.
  • Post Office - Located on Level 0. Hours: 12:00PM - 6:00PM Monday thru Friday only. Closed on weekends.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Yes. A key is available upon request.
  • Spa - Head to Institute Beautiful for services. Arrivals Level.

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

These car rental agencies offer service onsite in an annex building: ADA • Flizzr • Avis • Budget • Enterprise • Europcar • Interrent • Jumbo Car • Rent-A-Car • Sixt • Thrifty.

Taxis

Taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport.

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Last Updated: 10 November 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .