Grand Cayman Island Owen Roberts International Airport (GCM)
(George Town, Cayman Islands)
The Grand Cayman Island's Owen Roberts International Airport (GCM) is located about 3 km / 2 miles south-east of the capital George Town on Grand Cayman Island. The airport lies next to the Half Way Pond and the coastline of the North Sound, receiving around one million passengers a year.
With just one single terminal building, Owen Roberts International Airport has become an important base for a number of local airlines. Cayman Airways offers the largest number of destinations and regularly flies to many large US cities, such as Boston, Miami and New York.
The ground transportation options from Grand Cayman Island Owen Roberts International Airport include courtesy pick-ups by hotel vans, taxis and limousines. An airport bus service runs into nearby George Town and its large cruise ship harbour, although it usually needs to be booked in advance.
About Georgetown Tourism
A British Overseas Territory situated in the western Caribbean, the Cayman Islands are famed for their excellent diving, water sports and pristine beaches. The Cayman Islands lie 180 miles / 290 km north-west of Jamaica, 480 miles / 772 km south of Cuba and 500 miles / 805 km south of Miami. At 22 miles / 35 km long, Grand Cayman is the main island in the archipelago and its charming, historical capital George Town boasts a thriving harbour and financial district.
The main resort area of Seven Mile Beach begins just north of George Town and only a short drive from George Town Airport (GCM) itself, being home to many luxury resorts and water sports facilities. Cayman Brac is the most remote of the islands and is a natural wilderness with an arid, flat landscape. Diving opportunities here are excellent, with the best site being the Russian destroyer dive site. Little Cayman is the most popular of the islands among discerning scuba divers thanks to its uncrowded dive sites. The best spots here include Jackson Point and the Bloody Bay Wall.
Grand Cayman Island Owen Roberts International Airport (GCM):|
|Address: 88c Owen Roberts Drive, Georgetown, Grand Cayman Island|
|Airport Code: GCM
Tel: +1 345 949 5252; +1 345 949 7811
Fax: +1 345 943 7071