Sangster International Airport

Sangster International Airport (MBJ) is an international airport located 3 miles (4.8 km) east of Montego Bay, Jamaica. It is the busiest airport in the Caribbean, handling over nine million passengers per year. The airport is named after former Jamaican Prime Minister Sir Donald Sangster. MBJ is a major hub for tourism, with direct flights from major cities in North America, Europe, and the Caribbean.

General Information about Sangster Airport

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

AirportSangster International Airport
Airport TypePublic
OperatorMBJ Airports Limited
ServesMontego Bay, Jamaica
Sangster Airport CodeMBJ
Sangster Airport Terminals5
Sangster International Airport Runway1
Sangster International Airport Coordinates18°30′13″N 77°54′48″W
Sangster Airport AddressMontego Bay, Jamaica
Official Website
Official Phone Number+1 876-601-1100
Elevation4 ft / 1 m

Sangster Airport Code

Sangster International Airport is MBJ. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport Sangster Airport. 


Sangster Airport Map

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

Sangster International Airport Runway

Sangster International Airport (MBJ) features a single state-of-the-art runway: 

NameLength (mtr)Length (ft)Surface

Sangster Airport Terminal

Sangster International Airport has 5 terminals.

  • Terminal 1: This is the main terminal for domestic flights.
  • Terminal N: This is the main terminal for international flights.
  • Terminal E: This is a smaller terminal that is used for some international flights.
  • Terminal 0: This is a smaller terminal that is used for some domestic flights.
  • Terminal 5: This is a new terminal that is currently under construction. It is expected to be completed in 2023 and will be used for both domestic and international flights.

Nearest Airports to Sangster International Airport

Some of the closest airports to MBJ Airport are:

  • Norman Manley International Airport – 190 km
  • Sir Captain Charles Kirkconnell International Airport – 246 km
  • Antonio Maceo Airport – 273 km
  • Frank País International Airport – 305 km
  • Edward Bodden Airfield – 263 km

Airlines Operating from Sangster Airport (MBJ)

The following airlines operate from Sangster Airport: