Looking for flights to Bonaire? We have all the general information you need to get you on your way to a great dive vacation in Bonaire.
When you leave Bonaire, you will have to pay an airport tax of US$34 (if your final destination is Curaçao, St. Maarten, St. Eustatius, Saba or Aruba the tax is US$7).
You pay the tax at the round booth which is right in front of the area where you check in for flights.
The airport code for Bonaire is BON.
Flights to Bonaire From the US and Canada
Bonaire is served by several airlines. Some flights are seasonal so be sure to check the airline's website for the latest information.
Non-stop flights are offered weekly by Delta and Continental.
Delta offers a direct flight to Bonaire on Saturdays from Atlanta (airport code ATL). In October 2009 they will be adding a second weekly nonstop flight to Bonaire departing Atlanta on Friday evening.
They have also recently added a new nonstop flight to Bonaire from JFK (New York city) on Saturdays.
Continental also offers weekly non-stop flights from both Newark (airport code EWR) and Houston (HOU) to Bonaire. Be forewarned - the Newark flight is a red-eye flight and departs Newark at 11:55 pm on Saturday evening and arrives in Bonaire at 5:40 am on Sundays. The return flight is on Sundays at 6:50 am.
American Airlines used to offers flights to Bonaire from San Juan, Puerto Rico three times a week. This will be stopped at the end of April 2009. American has cut back on several of their routes to the Caribbean so keep an eye on their schedule no matter where you are flying. We found out about their cutbacks the hard way - you can read all about it in our Bonaire scuba diving trip report.
Another option is to fly into either Curacao or Aruba (which offers the most flight options from the United States) and take a connecting flight to Bonaire. For more information, you can check our page on flights to Aruba. Flights from Aruba to Bonaire takes about 15 minutes.
Airlines offering connecting service from Aruba include Dutch Antilles Express and Tiara Air. Connecting flights from Curacao are offered by Dutch Antilles Express, Divi Divi and Insel Air. Flights from Curacao to Bonaire take about 15 minutes.
If you are looking for Bonaire flights from Canada, you will have to make a connection. I could not find any nonstop flights from Canada to Bonaire.
You could first fly into one of the gateways in the US and take one of the direct flights listed above. Alternatively, you could fly into either Aruba or Curacao and take a connecting flight as outlined previously.
Flights to Bonaire From Europe
During the high season, Arkefly also offers service to Bonaire from Amsterdam.
Bonaire Flights From Other Points
Transaven flies from Caracas and Valencia, Venezuels to Bonaire.
Avianca flies from Bogota, Colombia to both Aruba and Curacao. They also offer flights from Rio De Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Brazil to Aruba. You could then take one of the connecting flights outlined above.
Varig also flies from Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Brazil to Aruba. From there you would also take one of the connecting flights listed above.
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