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Kingston Norman Manley Airport

General information

Kingston Norman Manley Airport is the second busiest airport in Jamaica, after Montego Bay Sangster Airport. The airport is named after former Prime Minister of Jamaica Norman Manley. In recent years, the airport has been renovated, so travellers are now much more positive about the facilities than before. Tourist heading to Ocho Rios or Montego Bay can opt for a taxi or bus (Knutsford Express).


Where is Kingston Norman Manley Airport situated?

The airport is located south of the Jamaican capital and is surrounded by water. All three of Jamaica’s largest cities are near Kingston Norman Manley Airport, namely Kingston, Portmore and Spanish Town (officially not a city).

How many terminals does Kingston Norman Manley Airport have?

There is one terminal at the airport.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Kingston Norman Manley Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Jamaica.

Airport Distance
Montego Bay Sangster Airport 135km



The distance from Kingston Norman Manley Airport to the centre of Kingston is 19 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Kingston.

From KIN Airport to Kingston City centre by Car
19 km
30 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Kingston Norman Manley Airport by public transport. Visit the Kingston Norman Manley Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Kingston Norman Manley Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Kingston Norman Manley Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Kingston is about JMD 5000.-. Book your taxi at Kingston Norman Manley Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From KIN Airport to Kingston City centre by Taxi
19 km
30 min
JMD 5000.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Kingston Norman Manley Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Hertz, Enterprise, National (Enterprise Holdings), Alamo (Enterprise Holdings) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Kingston Norman Manley Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Kingston Norman Manley Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Kingston Norman Manley Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Kingston Norman Manley Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Kingston Norman Manley Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Kingston Norman Manley Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • American Airlines
  • Aerogaviota
  • JetBlue
  • Copa Airlines
  • British Airways


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Kingston Norman Manley Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


ROK Hotel Kingston Tapestry Collection By Hilton, Kingston

Located within 1.1 km of Trench Town and 1.1 km of Newport East, ROK Hotel Kingston Tapestry Collection By Hilton provides rooms in Kingston. This 4-star hotel offers a concierge service and a tour desk.


Swimaz Gateway, Harbour View

Situated in Harbour View with Seven Mile and Cane River nearby, Swimaz Gateway features accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking. Each unit is fully fitted with a washing machine, a cable flat-screen TV, a sofa and wardrobe.


Ocean View - 1Bedroom overlooking the sea, Cane River

Featuring sea views, Ocean View - 1Bedroom overlooking the sea provides accommodation with a private beach area and a balcony, around 1.4 km from Cable Hut Beach. This beachfront property offers access to a patio, free private parking and free WiFi.

Hotels in Kingston

Looking for the best hotels in Kingston? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Spanish Court Hotel, Kingston

Spanish Court Hotel is located in New Kingston, 400 metres from Port Royal historical district. It offers a spa, fitness centre and a roof terrace with an infinity pool and great views.


Backpackers Hostel, Kingston

Set in Kingston, less than 1 km from Swallowfield, Backpackers Hostel offers accommodation with a shared lounge, free private parking and a garden. The property is around 3.3 km from Grants Pen, 3.3 km from Arcadia Club and 3.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Kingston Norman Manley Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Bob Marley Museum Tour from Runaway Bay

Visit The Bob Marley Museum, the former home of the reggae legend with transfers. See the rich memories and treasured mementos of this great Jamaican and outstanding musician.


Jamaica: Bobsled and Dunn's River Falls Adventure Tour

Inspired by the Jamaican bobsled Olympic team, coast down a kilometre of exhilarating tracks. After your bobsled adventure, explore the Dunn's Falls area before having free time to enjoy lunch.

Tour & transport

Jamaica: Blue Mountain Peak Hiking Tour

Leave the busy town behind you in lieu of the panoramic Blue Mountains. On what promises to be a breathtaking experience, you will hike to an altitude of over 2,000 meters above sea level, achieving breathtaking views.


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