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Flying to Puerto Rico

Most mayor airlines fly to Puerto Rico from the continental United States and from mayors hubs in Europe. You can fly non stop to Puerto Rico from Frankfurt, Madrid, Chicago, Atlanta, Miami, Houston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and New York.

International flights arrive to Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (Airport Code: SJU) in the town of Carolina which is approximatly a 2 hour drive (top) from our university in the town of Mayagüez.

The second largest airport in Puerto Rico is Rafael Hernandez (Airport Code: BQN) in the town of Aguadilla. Aguadilla is only 30 minutes from the University. The Aguadilla airport is mainly a cargo airport currently the only airlines flying to this airport are North American Airlines from John F. Kennedy (Airport Code: JFK) in New York , Continental Airlines from Newark International Airport (Airport Code: EWR), Pan American Airlines from Orlando Sanford Airport (Airport Code: SFB), and Fort Lauderdale, and Jet Blue from JFK in New York.

You can get a charter flight from Luis Muñoz Marín Airport to the local airport in the city of Mayagüez just a few minutes from the university. You may also find charter flights from Luis Muñoz airport to Aguadilla or the local airport of Merceditas in the town of Ponce which is about one hour and a half from Mayagüez. American Eagle a subsidiary of American Airlines has daily flights to Mayagüez.

Non-American citizens are required to have a valid passport or visa. For more information regarding passports and visas call the Puerto Rico Department of State at Tel 787-722-2121. View our Foreign nationals page for additional information.

Some of the american airlines flying to Puerto Rico are American Airlines, JetBlue, Spirit, Delta, Continental, American Trans Air, Northwest Airlines and United Airlines. (Full Listing)

From North America
2 ½ hours from Miami
3 ¼ hours from Atlanta
3 ¼ hours from New York
3 ½ hours from Washington, DC
4 ¼ hours from Toronto
4 ½ hours from Chicago and Dallas
7 ½ hours from Los Angeles

From Latin America
2 ½hours from Caracas
5 ¾ hours from Mexico City
11 hours from Sao Paolo

From Europe
7 ¾ hours from Madrid
10 hours from Paris
10 ¼ hours from Brussels
12 hours from London

Related Links

The following links are provided as a service to our visitors. This listing does not represent and endorsement from the University of Puerto Rico.

American Eagle (AA)
Flights to San Juan, Puerto Rico
URL: http://www.aa.com

Continental Airlines (Ponce)
Flights from New York (JFK) to Ponce

Jet Blue Airways (Aguadilla)
Flights from New York JFK
URL: http://www.jetblue.com
800-538-2583, 787-890-1680, 787-253-3300

Cape Air (Mayaguez)
Flights from SJU
URL: http://www.flycapeair.com/
Telephones: 1-800-352-0714

Other links:

Aguadilla Airport


Mayagüez Airport


Puerto Rico Tourism Company:
787-791-1014 Main Office
787-890-3315 Regional Office

New York 800-223-6530
Miami 800-815-7391
Los Angeles 800-874-1230
United Kingdom 44-1932-231-808
Germany 49-611-267-6710
Belgium 00-800-7426-7426
Canada 800-667-0394
France 331-44-77-87-00
Italy 00-800-7426-7426
Mexico 525-55-553-2730, EX 13/14