Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport

Pointe-a-Pitre International Airport

Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport (PTP) is the main international airport serving the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe. It is located in the commune of Abymes, about 2.4 kilometers (1.5 miles) north-northeast of the city of Pointe-à-Pitre. The airport is the second busiest in the Lesser Antilles, after Queen Beatrix International Airport in Aruba. 

The airport was first opened in 1946 as a military airfield. It was converted to a civilian airport in 1951. The airport has been expanded and modernized several times since then, and it is now capable of handling large commercial aircraft.

General Information about Pointe-à-Pitre Airport

The following table is an overview of PTP Airport indicated below:

AirportPointe-à-Pitre International Airport
Airport TypePublic
OperatorCCI de Pointe à Pitre
ServesPointe-à-Pitre, Grande-Terre, Guadeloupe
Hub forAir Caraïbes, Air Antilles Express
Pointe-à-Pitre Airport CodePTP
Pointe-à-Pitre Airport Terminals2
PTP Airport Runway1
PTP Airport Coordinates16°15′51″N 061°31′33″W
Pointe-à-Pitre Airport AddressMorne Mamiel, Les Abymes 97139, Guadeloupe
Official Websitehttps://www.guadeloupe.aeroport.fr
Official Phone Number+590 590 21 14 72
Elevation35 ft / 11 m

Pointe-à-Pitre Airport Code

Pointe-à-Pitre International is PTP. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport Pointe-à-Pitre. 


Pointe-à-Pitre Airport Map

The Pointe-à-Pitre Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport Runway

Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport (PTP) features a single state-of-the-art runway: 

NameLength (mtr)Length (ft)Surface

Pointe-à-Pitre Airport Terminal

Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport has two interconnected terminals: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Terminal 1 serves both international and regional flights, while Terminal 2 only serves regional flights. 

Nearest Airports to Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport

Some of the closest airports to PTP Airport are:

  • Melville Hall Airport (DOM / TDPD) – 83 km
  • V. C. Bird International Airport (ANU / TAPA) – 101 km
  • Vance W. Amory International Airport (NEV / TKPN) – 154 km
  • Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport (SKB / TKPK) – 173 km
  • Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport (FDF / TFFF) – 194 km
  • Gustaf III Airport (SBH / TFFJ) – 230 km
  • Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport (SAB / TNCS) – 237 km
  • F.D. Roosevelt Airport (EUX / TNCE) – 207 km

Airlines Operating from Pointe-à-Pitre Airport (PTP)

The following airlines operate from Pointe-à-Pitre Airport:

  • Air Antilles
  • Air Canada 
  • Air Caraibes 
  • Air France
  • Air Transat 
  • American Airlines 
  • Corsair 
  • JetBlue 

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