FAQs

Welcome to our frequently asked questions page about the PGIA.  We hope the information is helpful and answers your needs.  Should you have additional questions, please contact us at 501 – 225 – 2045.

Q: How much is overnight parking?

A: Overnight parking is US$9.00.

Q: How much is the Passenger Service Fees?

A: Passenger Service Fees are US$35.50.

Q: How much are the Protected Areas Conservation Trust (PACT) Fees?

A: The PACT Fees are US$20.00.

Q: How can flight information be accessed?

A: Flight information can be found on the Flight Information Display System monitors in each Terminal or by contacting your      airline directly or by calling (501) 225 – 2045.

Q: Does size matter for air shipment?

A: Yes, air freight may be based on volume or size. Contact your shipper for additional information.

Q: Is public transportation available from the PGIA to downtown Belize City?

A: Yes.  Taxicabs are available and can be found outside the Airport Terminal Building during normal operating hours.

Q: How early should I arrive before my flight?

A: Passengers are expected to arrive at least 2 hours prior to the time of scheduled departure.

Q: Does the airport offer Wireless Internet access?

A: Yes.  PGIA offers free Wireless Internet access to passengers.

Q: What is the cost per day for parking a car?

A: The cost per day for parking a car is US$2.00.

Q: Is TSA Pre-Check available at the PGIA?

A: No.

Q: Does the PGIA have a lost and found?

A: Yes.  Items that are left or found in the Terminals are turned over to our Security Office.  Hours of operations are from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  You may call 501 – 225 – 2045, Ext. 171.  If an item was lost aboard an aircraft or in the baggage claim area, kindly contact your airline.

Q: Where are the car rental agencies located?

A: The car rental agencies are located across from the Airport Terminal Building at the Rental Services Center.

Q: Can I bring liquids in my carry-on?

A: Yes. Liquids and gels are required to be placed in containers 3 ounces or less and in clear plastic zip-lock bags not larger than 1 quart and permitted in carry-on luggage. Larger quantities must be placed in checked luggage.  Some exceptions are made for baby formula, prescription drugs and medications.

Q: Can I take a laptop or CD player or other electronic hand-held games in my carry-on?

A: Yes, but only after laptops are removed from a passenger’s bag, placed in a plastic bin and screened through the X-ray machine.

Q: Are there weight or size restrictions on carry-on luggage?

A: Yes. Kindly contact your airline for its policy on checked and carry-on luggage or visit the airline’s website.

Q: What does the ‘S.W.’ in Philip S. W. Goldson stand for?

A: The initials are for Stanley Wilberforce.

Q: Is it possible to drop off or pick up a passenger in front of a Terminal?

A: Yes, but only for active loading or unloading.

Q: What security features are in place at the PGIA?

A: Security features in place at the PGIA are those that are normally found at international airports.

Q: Can an organization advertise at the PGIA?

A: Yes.  You may call 800.628.6800 or email: AlexLizalda@clearchannel.com.

Q: Are there signs at the airport?

A: Yes. There are color-coded signs that provide direction to passengers.

Q: Is there a company at the airport that provides airline support services?

A: Yes.  There is a company providing airport support services by the name of Aero Dispatch Services Ltd.  and can be reached at 501 – 225 – 2163.

Q: Can I request the use of a wheelchair at the airport?

A: Yes.  All the airlines do provide wheelchair service upon request.

Q: Is there a limit on how much money a passenger can bring in or take out?

A: Yes. Passengers must declare an amount exceeding US$10,000 when entering or leaving Belize.