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Castries Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Castries Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

After going through the laid-back customs officials, walked out the entrance to the airport and found a tropical beach on the other side of the road. I’m talking 20 metres away! – NR

SLU Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Castries George F.L. Charles Airport.

What to Expect

castries airport guideCastries Airport (code: SLU) has one tiny terminal serving regional destinations. Facilities are limited to a restaurant, a duty-free shop, and free WiFi. There are no pay-to-use lounges.

Sleeping in Castries Airport

The airport closes nightly from 11:00PM until 6:00AM, so spending the night here is not possible. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See the Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

Covid-19 Update

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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.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hotels

There are no hotels at the airport.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Castries Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

At the time of this update, pay-per-use lounges were not available.  If this information is not correct, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Castries Airport. Connect to to the “Lime” Network.

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

Currency Exchange – 1st National Bank – Location: Landside, Check-in Area. Hours: According to Flight Schedule.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is available in the Departures Lounge. We do not have any information regarding the availability of other shops.

Food & Drinks – Restaurant

Information Desk – Location: Landside, Arrivals Hall.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 6:00AM – 11:00PM.

Airlines

Castries airport is served by the following airlines: Air Antilles • Air Sunshine • Caribbean Airlines • Delta Air Lines • Inter Caribbean Airlines • LIAT Airlines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.

Rental Cars

Island Cars will arrange for pick-up and drop-offs at the airport if you book a rental with their company. For more information, see the Castries Airport website.

Taxis

Taxis are available; however, they are not metered taxis. The airport suggest you pre-book a taxi to ensure the best price. To book your taxi, visit the Castries Airport website.

Last updated: 2022-02-17

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   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/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.