Getting to Eleuthera

Located 200 miles southeast of Miami and 50 miles east of Nassau, Eleuthera has three airports: Governors Harbour (GHB) in central Eleuthera, North Eleuthera (ELH) at the north of the island, and a smaller airport at Rock Sound, on the south of the island. Getting to Eleuthera is easy with daily flights from Nassau, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and Orlando.

Nassau is the shortest flight (just 20 minutes to Eleuthera), has the most flights per day, and has the least expensive flights (just $75 each way). There are daily non-stop flights to Nassau from many airports including Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, Charlotte, Atlanta, Dallas, Toronto, Montreal, and London, and weekly non-stop flights from Cleveland, Detroit, Chicago, Newark, and Calgary. From Nassau, Southern Air, Pineapple Air, and Bahamas Air all fly to Eleuthera multiple times a day (see below for contact info, websites, and schedules) including flights to Governors Harbour at 8 a.m., 12 noon, 3:30, and 4 p.m. IMPORTANT: Most of these flights do not appear on websites like Expedia. You can use the booking engine on this webpage to view and book those flights. In order to catch the last flight to Eleuthera at 4 p.m., plan to arrive in Nassau no later than 2:30 p.m. An important tip to breeze through customs in Nassau: There is a separate line if you are going on to Eleuthera, and there is never anyone in that line. To use that line, follow the signs for "Family Island Intransit" or "Family Island Connections."

From Fort Lauderdale, Silver Airways has daily flights to North Eleuthera Airport, and flights several times a week to Governors Harbour.

From Miami, American Airlines has non-stop jet service to North Eleuthera airport about five days a week.

From Orlando, Silver Airways has flights to North Eleuthera on Saturdays only.


BahamasAir 800 222 4262

  • Daily flights from Nassau to Governors Harbour (flights depart at 8:30 a.m & 3:30 p.m.)
  • Daily flights from Miami to Nassau
  • Daily flights from Ft. Lauderdale to Nassau

Pineapple Air 242 377-0140

  • Pineapple Air at Governors Harbour Airport: 242 332-3811
  • Multiple Daily Flights from Nassau to Governors Harbour (as well as North Eleuthera and Rock Sound)
  • Flights depart Nassau at 6:45 a.m., 11:45 a.m., and 3:45 p.m.
  • Flights depart Governors Harbour at 7:40 a.m., 12:40 p.m., and 4:40 p.m.

Southern Air 242 377-2014

  • Southern Air at Governors Harbour Airport: 242-332-3270
  • Multiple daily flights from Nassau to Governors Harbour Flights depart Nassau at 7 a.m., 12 noon, and 4 p.m.
  • Flights depart Governors Harbour at 7:35 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 4:35 p.m.


American Airlines 800-433-7300

  • Flights from Miami to North Eleuthera (five to seven flights per week)
  • Flight leaves at approx. 12:30 p.m.
  • Daily flights from Miami to Nassau

Silver Airlines(sub-contractor for United Airlines)800-229-9990

  • United at Governors Harbour Airport: 242-332-3445
  • Daily flights from Ft. Lauderdale to Governor's Harbor (GHB) and North Eleuthera (ELH)
  • The flight to GHB leaves approx. 1 p.m. The flights to ELH leave approx. 2:30 and 5:30.

Wildcat Touring 1-888-462-0464

  • A new first-class-only service from Fort Lauderdale to ELH with 5 feet of legroom, two free checked bags, free drinks, and departure from the private terminal for a streamlined charter-like check-in process. This new flight operates twice a week, on Thursday and Sunday., (954) 318-3327.


Performance Air Limited 242-341-3281

Capt. Kendal Ingraham: office: 242-341-3281; cell: 242-424-3825 Other numbers: 242-427-8098; 242-359-0730: 5 seat $850; 9 seat $1200, Eleuthera Vacation Rentals clients receive a discount of $50 off the rate on the 5 seater and $100 off the 9 seater.

Dove Wings – Captain Ed Hanna: 242-359-1491 5 seats $750, 9 seats $1000.


Performance Air 242-341-3281

Charter flights from Ft. Lauderdale to Governor's Harbour, North Eleuthera, Rocksound and Marsh Harbour. Rates: From Ft. Lauderdale/Miami - Governor's Harbour; Aztec (5 passengers) $2800, Cheiftain (7 to 8 passengers) $3500 Contact Capt. Ken, 242-424-3825 or Ruby 242-427-8098,

Eastern Air Express 954-772-3363

Charter flights from Ft. Lauderdale and Miami to Governor's Harbor and North Eleuthera. Contact Greg Vanek,

Monarch Air 954-958-0445

Operates out of SheltAir FBO, located at the Fort Lauderdale International Airport at the base of the control tower. From FLL to GHB on an executive configuration 7-seat Navajo Chieftain: Round Trip about $5000 for up to 7 passengers. Contact: Scott Lehr; Phone: 9549580445; Email:

Air Flight, Inc. 954-359-0320

Operates out of SheltAir FBO located in Southwest corner of the Fort Lauderdale International Airport. We offer 7-9 seaters with 1400 to 1800 lbs total payload. Flights start off at $2,700. For more information, contact: Heather or Natalie - (954)-359-0320 or e-mail 



  • Tommy Pinder (Governors Harbour): 242-359-7089
  • Stanton Cooper (Governors Harbour): 242-359-7007
  • Arthur Nixon (Governors Harbour) 242-332-2568



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