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?
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.