Canefield Airport is among the two airports within the island nation of Dominica, the other being Melville Hall Airport. Serving Roseau, the Canefield Airport resides at an elevation of 13 feet or four meters above mean sea level, and can be found on the map with the coordinates 15°20′12″N, 061°23′32″W.
Roseau, the capital of Dominica, is situated within the Saint George parish and surrounded by the Caribbean Sea, the Roseau River, and Morne Bruce. Roseau serves as the most significant as well as the oldest urban settlement in Dominica.
Where to go
Before heading out of the country, explore what Dominica has to offer with its tourist attractions such as Morne Trois Pitons National Park, Boiling Lake, Ti Tou Gorge, Cabrits National Park, Layou River, Morne Diablotin National Park, Morne Watt, the Dominica Museum, Trafalgar Falls, Middleham Falls, Glassy Trail, and Old Market of Roseau. The Morne Trois Pitons National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that was designated in late 1990s. As of 1975, the park was established by the Dominican government as the first national park to be legally established in the country. Among the park’s main sites include Valley of Desolation, the Boiling Lake, Titou Gorge, and Emerald Pool, to name a few.
When travelling from Canefield Airport, some of the short haul destinations include Saint Croix and Saint Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands. These destinations can be reached within an hour, via Coastal Air and Hummingbird Air. Explore what Saint Thomas has to offer with its Coral World Ocean Park, Blackbeard’s Castle, Hans Lollik Island, Hassel Island, St. Thomas Synagogue, Fort Christian, and Thatch Cay. Coral World, a marine park within St. Thomas, features an open-water system wherein water from the ocean flows through each of the park’s exhibits, and goes back out to the ocean. The park exhibits include the Caribbean Reef Encounter, an 80,000-gallon circular tank, along with other 21 smaller tanks that are used for various displays. Also within the park is the Shark Shallows, a nursery for younger sharks; stingray pool where visitors can feed stingrays; touch pool with hermit crabs and sea cucumbers, among others; and two turtle pools, home to a couple rescued sea turtles. The park is also considered as one of the most important tourist attractions within all of St. Thomas.
Canefield Airport does not operate long haul flights. Dominica’s other international airport, Melville Hall Airport, does not operate long haul flights either. The nearest international airport to Dominica that has long haul international flights is Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport in Guadeloupe. Through Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport, for eight hours or so, Paris, France can be reached with flights via Air Caraïbes, Corsair International, and XL Airways France.
How to get out
Canefield Airport only operates flights to Saint Croix via Henry E. Rohlsen Airport, and Saint Thomas via Cyril E. King Airport. These destinations can be reached with flights provided by airlines such as Coastal Air and Hummingbird Air. Travelers can also reach other places from Dominica via the ferries to travel to Martinique and Guadeloupe.
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