The Airports Authority of Jamaica was established in 1974 under the “Airports Authority Act” as an independent statutory body, with initial responsibility (ownership and management) for the nation’s two international airports; namely Norman Manley International Airport and Sangster International Airport. Our offices are located on the grounds of the Norman Manley International Airport.

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The Airports Authority of Jamaica's Team

Executive Profile

Meet Audley H. Deidrick, President of the Airports Authority of Jamaica. Read his Executive Profile and learn about his journey to the AAJ and how he traversed the agency to become its President.

Board of Directors

The Airports Authority of Jamaica has nine (9) board members with Hon. William Shagoury as the board’s Chairman.

Join the AAJ

Do you want to join our team? The AAJ team consists of bright, energetic individuals who are never daunted with the task at hand. Review our list of open positions and apply today!

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International Airports & Domestic Aerodromes

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Our Aim

Mission and Vision

    Our Mission is to build and sustain a world-class airport system which facilitates private investment and partnership and positions Jamaica’s airports as the gateway to the Caribbean and the Americas

    Our vision is to develop a modern, safe and profitable airport system that is environmentally responsible; provides world-class service; and contributes substantially to the national economy while promoting the expansion of air transportation and its related industries.

    Audley H. Deidrick

    AAJ President

    Helping you

    Frequently Asked Questions

    If you lose an item, contact a member of the airport staff and report it immediately. It is recommended that you tag your electronics and other personal effects with contact information such as your name and phone number.

    The Norman Manley International Airport (located in Kingston) and the Donald Sangster International (located in Montego Bay) are home to foreign exchange traders where you have the option to exchange your foreign currency. The aerodromes; however, do not provide these facilities.

    Prohibited hand luggage items include:

    • liquids, creams, gels and pastes in containers over 100ml
    • Sharp items including scissors and razor blades

    As a general rule, you should aim to be at the airport at least 2 hours for domestic flights (3 hours for International flights) before the scheduled departure time of your flight.


    Latest News

    Notice to Airlines Operating in Jamaica – Controlled Entry of Jamaican Nationals and Non-Nationals September 1 – September 7, 2021

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    Notice to Airlines Operating in Jamaica – Controlled Entry of Jamaican Nationals and Non-Nationals August 11 – August 31, 2021

    The controlled entry of persons during the period August 11 – August 31, 2021 will continue to be facilitated by registration and approval as follows:   Residents of Jamaica –…

    Request for Proposals – Fixed Base Operator (FBO) Services