Providenciales International Airport (PLS)

Providenciales International Airport

Providenciales International Airport also known as Provo Airport, is the main international airport serving the Turks and Caicos Islands, a British Overseas Territory. It is located on the island of Providenciales, which is the most populous island in the territory. The airport is operated by the Turks and Caicos Islands Airports Authority (TCIAA).

Providenciales Airport is a busy airport, with over 12,000 commercial aircraft operations per year. The airport has one runway, which is 2,807 meters (9,209 feet) long and 45 meters (148 feet) wide. The airport can accommodate a wide range of aircraft, including wide-body airliners such as the Boeing 747 and Airbus A380.

Providenciales International Airport is a major gateway to the Turks and Caicos Islands, and is a popular destination for tourists from around the world. The airport is well-connected to major cities in North America, Europe, and the Caribbean.

General Information about Providenciales Airport

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

AirportProvidenciales International Airport
Airport TypePublic
OperatorTurks & Caicos Islands Airports Authority
Hub forInterCaribbean Airways, Caicos Express Airways
Providenciales Airport CodePLS
Providenciales Airport Terminals1
PLS Airport Runway1
PLS Airport Coordinates21°46′25″N 72°15′57″W
Contact Number+1 649-946-4420
Providenciales Airport AddressAirport Rd, TKCA 1ZZ, Turks & Caicos Islands
Elevation15 ft / 5 m

Providenciales Airport Code

Providenciales Airport code is PLS. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport Providenciales. 


Providenciales Airport Map

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

Providenciales International Airport Runway

Providenciales Airport Runway features a single state-of-the-art runway: 

NameLength (mtr)Length (ft)Surface

Providenciales Airport Terminal

Providenciales International Airport has one terminal and all international flights to the Turks and Caicos Islands arrive at the Providenciales International Airport, a small one terminal building with one 9,199 foot (2,804 meter) runway.

Nearest Airports to Providenciales International Airport (PLS)

Some of the closest airports to PLS Airport are:

  • North Caicos Airport – (37.39 Km / 23.23 Miles)
  • Middle Caicos Airport – (48.34 Km / 30.04 Miles)
  • South Caicos International Airport – (81.38 Km / 50.57 Miles)
  • Salt Cay Airport – (120.7 Km / 75 Miles)
  • Grand Turk Is Airport – (121.86 Km / 75.72 Miles)

Airlines Operating from Providenciales Airport

The following airlines operate from Providenciales Airport:

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