Daily international flights to Belize make access to the destination easy and convenient, with several airlines servicing Belize.  The international airlines currently serving the country with direct flights are:

  • American Airlines (from Miami, FL; Dallas, TX; Charlotte, NC; and Los Angeles, CA)
  • United (from Houston, TX; Newark, NJ; and Chicago, IL)
  • Delta Airlines (from Atlanta, GA and Los Angeles, CA)
  • Avianca (from San Salvador, El Salvador)
  • Tropic Air (from Cancun, Mexico; Roatan, Honduras; and Flores, Guatemala)
  • COPA (from Panama City, Panama)
  • Southwest Airlines (from Houston, TX; Denver, CO; and Fort Lauderdale, FL)
  • WestJet Airlines (from Toronto, Ontario and Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
  • Air Canada (from Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
  • Aeromexico (from Mexico City, Mexico)
  • Sun Country Airlines (from Minneapolis, MN – to begin December 22, 2018 on Saturdays only)

Most direct flights to Belize are daily, while others are weekly or seasonal. When searching for flights to Belize, use the airport code BZE. For the most recent available schedule (updated November 2018), click here. Source: Belize Airport Concession Company Ltd.

Flight schedules on American Airlines make it possible to book same-day connections when flying from London, Heathrow to Belize (via Miami).  Flying into Cancun International Airport in Mexico is also an option, with road or air transfers into Belize City from Cancun. Travelers from Mexico City can also fly directly to Chetumal airport.

Private jets (American or Canadian aircraft) may submit flight plans for flights to Belize via a handling agent to the Department of Civil Aviation.  All others must submit information about the plane, its pilot and passengers 24 hours in advance to the Department of Civil Aviation.

All arriving international passengers to Belize must clear customs and immigration at the Phillip Goldson International Airport. This is the first point of entry into Belize. All visitors must have a passport valid through their departure date.  Entry visas are not required for citizens of the United States, Canada, the European Union, and Caribbean countries.  Read more about entry requirements and planning a trip. Check out the map of Belize.


On November 17, 2018, Aeromexico, Mexico’s global airline, began its seasonal twice a week nonstop flight to Belize. These flights will run through April 28, 2019. Aeromexico will fly direct on Saturdays and Sundays. It will depart Mexico City at 8:30 am and will arrive at the Phillip S. W. Goldson International Airport at 10:30 am.  It will depart Belize at 12:00 and arrive in Mexico City at 2:25 pm.

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