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About Douglas Charles  Airport

Melville Hall Airport, which is one of the two airports of Dominica, a Caribbean country, offers service in the city of Marigot. The airport, whose construction works started in 1944, could not be opened for a long time due to the economic problems that emerged during and after the Second World War. The airport, whose reconstruction process was initiated in 1958, was officially opened in 1961. A large-scale expansion was carried out at the airport in 2006, and Melville Hall Airport gained its current appearance.

Getting to the City Center from Douglas Charles  Airport

It’s cheap and easy to get to Marigot and Roseau by minibus from Melville Hall Airport, which are 3.2 km and 5 km away respectively. Aside from this, there are no other public transport options, such as buses or trains, that leave from the arrival terminal at the airport. If you want to make your own way then you can pick from one of the many car rental agencies in Melville Hall Airport, and if not, take a taxi. It’s possible to reach Roseau city centre in 7-8 minutes, and central Marigot in 5 minutes from Melville Hall Airport.

Minibus

The minibuses that wait at the exit of the arrivals terminal in Melville Hall Airport provide direct transport to Marigot and Roseau. Preferred for its cheapness as a transport options, you can reach the two centres in 10-15 minutes in this way. The minibuses have been numbered differently according to the destination. All minibuses that begin with H go through Roseau city centre.

Taxi

There are taxi stops in front of Melville Hall Airport. It doesn’t matter what time you arrive at the airport, there will always be taxis available for use. And because they apply a fixed rate, it’s possible to get to Marigot or Roseau in 5-10 minutes for a good price.

Car Rental

There are many international and local car rental agencies at Melville Hall Airport: Garraway (7674482891), Valley Rent A Car (7674483233), Avis (+17674409461), Courtesy Car Rental (7674487763), Earth Dreams (+17676148146), Island Car Rentals Ltd (7672556844), Wacky Rollers (7674498276) and Waitikubuli Adventure Tours Co. (+17674402628). If you get in touch with one of these agencies before your flight then you can get informed about prices as well as make a reservation. Since Marigot and Roseau are in the same direction, you can reach both of these locations by taking Dr Nicholas Liverpool Hwy/Wiers road. You will most likely reach Roseau city centre in maximum 10 minutes from Melville Hall Airport with your rental car.

Last Updated: 24 Jul 2017
Getting to Douglas Charles  Airport from the City Center

The only public transport going to Melville Hall Airport from Roseau and Marigot are minibuses. Since the bus times are not definite, many local international tourists prefer to take private transportation. You can get a taxi or rent a car from the city center to get to Melville Hall Airport. Another option is to get in contact with the airlines you travelled with and use their transfer services. It’s possible to reach Melville Hall Airport from central Roseau in 6-7 minutes, and 5 minutes from central Marigot.

Minibus

The minibuses that leave to Melville Hall Airport from the city centre are cheap and practical. All you need to do to get to Melville Hall Airport from Roseau is to wait at one of the stops in the centre of the city. The minibuses are numbered according to different locations; the ones that begin with H will take you to Melville Hall Airport through the city centre.

Taxi

Taxis are often preferred in both Roseau and Marigot. The most important reason for this is because they give service at any time of the day and are quite affordable. You can go to one of the many taxi stops you will find around the city or call a taxi to where you are. You can reach Melville Hall Airport from the city centre in 10 minutes.

Car Rental

To reach Melville Hall Airport in a short and comfortable journey you can rent a car from Roseau and be at the airport in 5 minutes. Some of the local and international car rental agencies at Roseau ve Marigot are Garraway, Valley Rent A Car, Avis, Courtesy Car Rental, Earth Dreams, Island Car Rentals Ltd, Wacky Rollers, Waitikubuli Adventure Tours Co., Antours, Whitchurch Tours, and more. You should reach Melville Hall Airport by taking the Dr Nicholas Liverpool Hwy/Wiers Road in maximum 10 minutes.

Airport Information

Melville Hall Airport, also known as Douglas-Charles Airport, is situated in Marigot on the northeast coast of Dominica. The airport is 3.2 km northeast of central Marigot, 5 km northeast of Roseau, and 1 hour away from the second largest city in Dominica, Portsmouth. It’s one of the two airports in Dominica (the other is Canefield Airport). Some of the airlines that have direct flights to Melville Hall Airport are Air Sunshine, LIAT, Seaborne Airlines, Winair, Hummingbird Air, Fly Montserrat ve Conviasa. Melville Hall Havalimanı’na Montserrat, Porlamar, Fort-de-France, Sint Maarten, San Juan, Nevis and more.  

 

 

 

Last Updated: 24 Jul 2017

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