Harbour Island - Eleuthera Air Charter Flights & Travel Information
North Eleuthera Airport
Traveling to Harbour Island Bahamas is usually done by flying either commercial airlines or air charter flights into North Eleuthera Airport (ELH) from Miami (MIA), Fort Lauderdale (FLL) or Nassau (NAS). One can also take "Bahamas Ferries" from Nassau to Spanish Wells, Eleuthera to Harbour Island.
Once on Eleuthera, it is quick and easy to get to Harbour Island. A 10 minute cab ride from the airport to the boat dock, approximately $4 - $5 per person, followed by a 10 minute "water taxi" ride, approximately $4 - $5 per person. Land and water taxis are always available during the day.
Most airline trips are uneventful. However, you can take steps to reduce even further your chances of encountering problems with the airlines. Here is some advice for defensive flying.
When engaging an air charter service to Eleuthera, or any of the islands in the Bahamas, consider there are some unlicensed charter air services in operation. Here is the FAA Consumer's Guide to Air Charter Flights - Chartering An Aircraft.
Facts for Air Travelers - Coping With Flight Delays
The following listings for commercial airlines and charter air services that serve Eleuthera are purely informational and should not be construed as endorsements.
American Airlines - 800-433-7300
American Eagle Airlines Announces New Air Travel to Eleuthera beginning November 19, 2009.
Silver Airways - 800-231-0856
Schedule air flights from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to North Eleuthera airport and Governor's Harbour airport.
Bahamas Air - 242-377-8451
Flights from Nassau to North Eleuthera airport and Governor's Harbour airport.
Pineapple Air - 242-377-0140
Scheduled flights from Nassau to North Eleuthera airport, Governor's Harbour airport and Rock Sound airport.
Air Charter Bahamas - 305-885-6665 or Toll Free 866-359-4752
Specializing in private “on demand” air charter services to Eleuthera airports and the islands of the Bahamas.
Southern Air Charters - 242-377-2014/5
Flights from Nassau Bahamas to North Eleuthera airport.
Bahamas Ferries - 242-323-2169
Day trips to Harbour Island from Nassau.
Bahamas Ferries Route & Schedules to Harbour Island & Spanish Wells
U.S. Airports - Delayed Flights
A Ground Delay Program has been issued affecting flights arriving between 25/11:30 and 25/17:59 due to WEATHER / WIND. Flights are being delayed an average of 31.0 minutes.