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George Town Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our George Town 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.

The seat get taken up fast. It seems all the flight out of the grand cayman leave within maybe a two hours window, so it get very packed and loud while waiting for your flight. – a traveller

GCM Airport Overview

george town airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at George Town Airport.

What to Expect

George Town Airport (code: GCM) first opened in 1952, but since then, the airport has undergone many renovations. In March 2019, the airport unveiled its recently expanded terminal building. Now, the airport provides passengers with an upgraded shopping area, additional dining options, new baby care facilities and WiFi!

Sleeping in George Town Airport

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews.  Have a backup plan if you’re planning to spend the night.  For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s web site for current information.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our George Town Airport Guide.

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 hotelsAirport Hotels

There are no hotels at George Town Airport.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels on Grand Cayman, search deals and read traveller reviews.

airport loungeAirport Lounges

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

There are currently no pay-per-use lounges at the time of this update.

Airline Lounges

If you are a First or Business Class traveller you may have access to the lounges listed below. For more information, check the airline’s web site.

  • Cayman Airways Sir Turtle Club Lounge – Location: Main Terminal, Airside.

wifiAirport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at George Town Airport.

more airport infoMore Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Location: Landside, in the check-In area.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty free shopping is available within the departure lounge. There is a small variety of retail concessions selling souvenirs, snacks and magazines located within both the main terminal and departure lounge.

Food & Drinks – At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. There is one dining option at the airport: The Hungry Horse, a full-service restaurant. Location: 2nd Floor, landside. Hours: 6:00AM – 6:00PM.

Information Desk – Mainly a tourism desk for the island, but they can answer general questions about the airport too. Hours: 11:00AM – 9:00PM.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Medical Services – Security Officers at the airport can provide basic First Aid services and contact medical authorities if needed.

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.

Post Office – A mailbox is available in the passenger check-in area (landside).

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.

Smoking – Smoking is prohibited anywhere inside the terminal.

airport hoursAirport Hours

The airport is open from 6:00AM – 9:00PM.


George Town airport is served by the following airlines: Air Canada • American Airlines • British Airways • Cayman Airways/Express • Delta Air Lines • JetBlue • Southwest Airlines • United Airlines • WestJet.

transportationAirport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Bus pick-up must be pre-booked. Visit the airport website for a list of coach companies.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


The taxi stand is located outside the Arrivals area. Fares are pre-set, and the taxi service will provide a ticket that identifies the licensed cab driver, destination, and fare.

Car Rentals

While there are no car rental agencies onsite, there are many located just across the street from the terminal. Companies include: Alamo • Andy’s • Apex • Avis • Budget • Discount • Dollar • Economy • Firefly • Fox • Hertz • Marshall’s • National • Payless • Thrifty.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is 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 websites. 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.