Douglas-Charles Airport, also known as Melville Hall Airport, is the main international airport in Dominica. It is located on the northeast coast of the island, approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) northwest of the town of Marigot. The airport is named after two prominent Dominican politicians: Eugenia Charles, the first female Prime Minister of Dominica, and Pearle Christian Douglas, the first Chief Minister of Dominica.
General Information about Douglas-Charles Airport
The following table is an overview of DOM Airport indicated below:
|Douglas-Charles Airport Code||DOM|
|Douglas-Charles Airport Terminals||1|
|Serves||Marigot and Roseau.|
|Operator||Dominica Air & Sea Ports Authority|
|Owner||Government of Dominica|
|Douglas-Charles Airport Runways||1|
|Douglas-Charles Airport Coordinates||15°32′49″N 061°18′00″W|
|Douglas-Charles Airport Address||GMWX+CJH, Melville Hall Road, Marigot, Dominica|
|Official Phone Number||1 767-255-9180|
|Elevation||73 ft / 22 m|
Douglas-Charles Airport Code
Douglas-Charles Airport code is DOM. This three-letter IATA code has been derived from the name of the airport itself.
|WORLD AREA CODE||+1|
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE||DOM|
Douglas-Charles Airport Map
The Douglas-Charles Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.
Douglas-Charles International Airport Runways
Douglas-Charles Airport Runway features one state-of-the-art runway:
|Name||Length in (Mtr)||Length in (Ft)||Surface|
Douglas-Charles Airport Terminal
Douglas-Charles Airport has one main terminal with five concourses: A, B, C, D, and E.
Concourse A has 22 gates and is used by Air Canada, American, Contour Airlines, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit, and United. Phase one of its expansion was completed in 2018, and phases two and three are expected to begin construction in 2020 and 2023, respectively, with plans to add 18 additional gates.
Concourse B has 16 gates and is used almost exclusively by American Airlines. It also features an Admirals Club.
Concourse C has 8 gates and is also used by American Airlines. It is also used for American Eagle flights, which are operated by Republic Airline. An Admirals Club can be found in the intersection between the C and D concourses.
Concourse D has 13 gates and serves as the international concourse. All international arrivals are handled at this facility. American operates some domestic flights from this concourse. It is also used by Lufthansa and Volaris.
Concourse E has 6 gates and is exclusively used for American Eagle flights, which operates over 340 flights per day. Gates E1 through E3 are available for any air carrier to use.
Nearest Airports to Douglas-Charles International Airport
Some of the closest airports to DOM Airport are:
- Sacramento International Airport – 192 miles
- Reno-Tahoe International Airport – 239 miles
- Oakland International Airport – 259 miles
- San Francisco International Airport – 267 miles
- Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport – 285 miles
Airlines Operating from Douglas-Charles Airport
The following airlines operate from Douglas-Charles Airport:
- Silver Airways
- Caribbean Airlines
- interCaribbean Airways
- ETF Airways
- American Airlines
- United Airlines