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 is $5 per person ($10 if just one person), followed by a ten minute "water taxi" ride, $5 per person. Land and water taxis are always available during the day.
For international flights, airlines ask that all passengers check in two hours before their flight as the flight can arrive early or close early -- do not risk losing your seat. North Eleuthera airport is now upgraded with a security checkpoint.
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
TSA - What you can bring through US security checkbpoint.
Alternative flight service not listed above may exist if you are making a connection in Nassau. Check the following page to see which airlines are servicing North Eleuthera (ELH) airport:
Nassau International Airport Flight Arrivals/Departures
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
Once scheduled daily flight from Miami (MIA) to North Eleuthera airport (ELH).
Delta Air - 800-455-2720
Delta air offers service to North Eleuthera Bahamas from Atlanta, Georgia starting December, 2015. Read Delta's announcement.
Silver Airways - 800-231-0856
Scheduled air flights, one to two to four depending on the day, from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (FLL) to North Eleuthera airport (ELH) and Governor's Harbour airport (GHB).
Aztec Airways - 844-359-2982
Flights from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to North Eleuthera airport (ELH) and Governor's Harbour airport (GHB).
Southern Air Charters - 242-377-2014/5
Three daily flights from Nassau Bahamas (NAS) to North Eleuthera airport (ELH) and Governor's Harbour airport (GHB) and Rock Sound airport (RSD).
Bahamas Air - 242-377-8451
Flights from Nassau (NAS) to North Eleuthera airport (ELH), Governor's Harbour airport (GHB) and Rock Sound airport (RSD).
Pineapple Air - 242-377-0140
Three flights daily from Nassau to North Eleuthera airport (ELH), Governor's Harbour airport (GHB) and Rock Sound airport (RSD).
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.
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
This airport is experiencing arrival delays of 16 to 30 minutes due to Traffic Management Initiatives:Metering:Volume since 24/13:13.
This airport has been deicing aircraft since 24/06:00.
This airport is experiencing arrival delays of 16 to 30 minutes due to Runway:Obstruction since 24/11:20.
A Ground Delay Program has been issued affecting flights arriving between 24/08:00 and 24/11:59 due to VOLUME / Multiple Aircraft Taxi Congestion. Flights are being delayed an average of 36.0 minutes.
This airport has been deicing aircraft since 24/06:29.