Current Information

Bahamas 4th of July Beach Barbeque Fly-In – July 2nd through July 6th

Registration fee: $40 per plane – entitles you to cocktail parties, Souvenir T-Shirts and VIP Treatment.
Register with the Ministry of Tourism at the following link: www.bahamas.com/fly-ins-registration

Come early for the world famous Stranded Naked Party on July 3rd: http://www.strandednaked.com/

Point of Departure: Fort Myers, Florida or the airport of your choice

Hotel: Treasure Cay Resort & Beach Club – Stay 4 nights and receive fuel credit of $300 per plane
http://www.treasurecay.com • (800) 327-1584 • info@treasurecay.com
Rates from $100.00 per room per night
Reservations on a first come-first served basis 

CONTACT
Mark Steinberg
pilot@capecoralbuilder.net
(239) 910-2460


WEST END AIRPORT (MYGW), GRAND BAHAMA – NOW OPEN

The West End Airport – MYGW, a private airport, is now available for use as of June 1, 2014. This allows private pilots traveling to Old Bahama Bay Resort & Yacht Harbour to fly directly to the closest airport to the resort. West End Airport is 6,000' in length and is open 7 days a week from 8am-5pm daily.
All aircraft must have prior approval to land. For more information, contact Ashley Smith, Airport Manager – (242) 727-1335.

Travel to the Bahamas and SAVE! $300 Fuel Credit for Private Pilots

Book a 4-night stay or longer at any participating out islands hotel and receive a $300 fuel credit.

Booking window: Now through June 30th, 2015
Travel By: Now through October 31st, 2015
No Black-out dates!

  • $300 instant savings offer is valid on minimum 4-night consecutive stay.
  • Offer is valid on single or double occupancy at participating BOIPB member resorts/hotels only.
  • Offer is redeemable by a licensed private pilot only. Upon Check-in, the pilot must present a copy of the Bahamas Customs stamped C7A receipt in the name of the traveling party.
  • Limit of one instant savings per reservation and a maximum of two rooms per reservation. Offer not combinable with any other fuel credit offers.
  • Offer not valid for private flights operated by resort properties

Island Hop and SAVE! $150 Fuel Credit for Private Pilots

Fly to any Two Islands and stay two nights on each Island visited on the same flight plan, receive $150.00 Fuel Credit for each 2 night stay at participating member resorts. Special Terms and conditions apply.

Booking window: Now through June 30th, 2015
Travel By: Now through October 31st, 2015
No Black-out dates!

  • Offer valid for a minimum 2-night stay at each resort included with the same flight plan (single or double occupancy) at a participating BOIPB member resort/hotel only.
  • $150 instant savings offer is valid on minimum 2-night consecutive stay.
  • Offer is redeemable by a licensed private pilot only. Upon Check-in, the pilot must present a copy of the Bahamas Customs stamped C7A receipt in the name of the traveling party.
  • Limit of one instant savings per reservation and a maximum of two rooms per reservation. Offer not combinable with any other fuel credit offers.
  • Offer not valid for private flights operated by resort properties.

Landing Fees Raised at Grand Case – TFFG

Landing fees: $50US up to 2 metric tons. $62US for 2 to 4 metric tons. Parking fees start at $25/night up to 2 metric tons for up to a week. Parking fees doubled after one week.

For more information, call Chris Aviation (590) 590-87-75-70 or email at info@chrisaviation.aero
Bahamas Civil Aviation Exemption from Manditory 406MHz Emergency Locator Transmitter

Effective February 1st, 2013, the installation of 406 MHz emergency locator transmitters (ELTs) will not be mandatory for any general aviation aircraft flying to and/or within the Islands of the Bahamas. This exemption applies to all Bahamas Commercial Operators, general aviation aircraft flying in or over the Bahamas, balloons, gliders and lighter than air.
 

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