The island of Aruba is connected by flights to the rest of the world thanks to an important international airport, the Queen Beatrix International Airport (AUA). This airport, which is the main access point that tourists use to get to Aruba, is located along the southwestern coast of the island, just southeast of the capital Oranjestad. The airport has a single runway of 2,700 meters in length.
Aruba Airport has air links to numerous destinations in the Caribbean and South America. In fact, flights with South America are frequent. In particular there are flights with countries like Colombia, Venezuela and Suriname. But there are also connections to North America. The island is connected with some airports in Canada and the United States. Then there are frequent connections to several countries in Central America and the Caribbean, including Panama and the Dominican Republic in addition to the nearby Dutch Antilles islands of Saint Martin, Bonaire and Curaçao. Aruba Airport is also served by some charter flight companies that operate flights from Colombia, Venezuela, Canada and the United States.
FLIGHTS FROM EUROPE
Aruba airport is connected with direct flights also with some European cities. In particular, flights with Amsterdam in the Netherlands through the airline KLM are very frequent. To reach the island from Europe it is often necessary to make at least one stop with a change of plane. Flights departing from Amsterdam in the Netherlands of the airline KLM are the best and most frequent connections to use to get to Aruba from Europe.
In addition to flights from the Netherlands, very few European countries have direct flights to Aruba. Seasonal charter flights to Aruba depart from the European airports of London-Gatwick (TUI Airways) and Stockholm (Sunclass Airlines).
The flight time between Europe and Aruba varies between 11 and 12 hours, excluding stops and plane changes.
The climate of Aruba.
ACCOMMODATIONS, APARTMENTS, B&B AND HOTELS
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