Cheap Flights to Dangriga Airport
Dangriga Airport (DGA) is a small, public-use airport located approximately 3 kilometres to the northeast of central Danriga, in Belize. It is one of three airports serving the Stann Creek District, which comprises the port of Big Creek, the popular tourist town of Placencia, and 26 other villages in southeastern Belize. To search and compare the cheapest flights to Dangriga Airport, simply enter your travel date and city of origin into Skyscanner's flight search. If your travel date is flexible, try comparing airfares on different dates using the Whole Month search option.
Best Time to Fly to Dangriga Airport
Dangriga experiences a tropical climate characterized by distinct wet and dry seasons. The peak tourism season runs from March through May, when the weather is driest, but the city also sees a good number of visitors in January and February. Budget-conscious travellers will want to avoid travelling to the city at these times of the year, as hotel and flight prices can be prohibitive. If you're looking to save on travel costs, a good time to visit Dangriga is during the autumn months (November through December), after monsoon season has ended and the weather is pleasant enough to enjoy outdoor activities and festivals. Skyscanner's Price Alert tool can help you track changes in flight prices for a specific travel date. Click here for more information about setting a price alert.
Airlines That Fly to Dangriga Airport
There are no airlines offering non-stop air service from Canada to Dangriga Airport. Daily connecting flights are from Belize City, Placencia, and Punta Gorda are served by Air Viva, Maya Island Air, and Tropic Air.
What to Expect When Arriving at the Airport
Dagriga Airport is a basic air facility consisting of one terminal building and a single airstrip that can only accommodate small aircraft. The airport has no jet bridges; arriving passengers must disembark directly onto the runway. The facility is connected to central Dangriga via Pen Road. A car ride to the city centre takes around 10 minutes. The airport is not served by any public transportation lines, but metered taxis are available outside of the terminal. Most hotels in the area offer complimentary shuttle service, but it's still a good idea to confirm that transport from the airport is included in your travel package. A hotel shuttle to your destination will take 10 to 15 minutes, depending on where you're staying in Dangriga.
Dangriga Airport operates a small passenger terminal with virtually no amenities or services. there are no currency exchange kiosks or car rental desks at the airport, so be sure to arrive in town with enough local currency to pay for a taxi ride to your destination. There are also no restaurants or food concessions at the airport, so you'll want to pack a few snacks to tide you over until you get to the city centre.
What to See and Do in Dangriga
Being the capital city of Stann Creek District, Dangriga is home to several interesting tourist attractions that provide excellent starting points for any tour of the region. Among them are the Gulisi Garifuna Museum, a colonial-era art gallery housing interactive exhibits, paintings, and murals focusing on the region's colonial history; Marie Sharp's Pepper Factory, which is said to produce some of the world's best hot sauces; and Maya Center Mayan Museum, which offers cultural dance classes and chocolate making workshops. Adventurous travellers will find over 600 metres of zip-lining courses at Mayflower Bocawina National Forest, located around 20 kilometres to the south-east of Dangriga in silk Grass, while nature lovers will want to check out Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, a 52,000-hectare park in Maya Center that is home to Baird's tapirs, jaguars, and deer.