Cheap Flights To Bimini International Airport
Bimini is located in The Bahamas, just 50 miles off the coast of Florida and 30 minutes away by air. Find a cheap flight to Bimini International Airport (BIM) on Skyscanner, using our price alert tool to keep track of when airfares go up or fall in price while you plan your vacation. Bimini International Airport is the only airport on the island. It's also known as South Bimini Airport.
Airlines That Fly To Bimini
Silver Airways offers daily direct flights from points in Florida, such as Fort Lauderdale and Miami, to Bimini. You will also find cheap flights to Bimini International Airport from other airlines that make one or more stops along the journey, with the final connecting flight to Bimini originating in Florida. Elite Airways and Spirit Airlines also fly to Bimini International Airport.
What To Expect at Bimini International Airport
Although the terminal is just a small concrete building, Bimini International Airport services daily flights from Florida, Nassau, and Grand Bahama Island in addition to charter flights. This airport is situated on the South Island and is a short ferry or water taxi ride from the North Island. If you need to travel to North Bimini from Bimini International Airport, be aware that cars are not abundant here, as the island is very small. Look into rental cars in Bimini if you are staying here for a while, as you can use your US driver's license for up to three months while in Bimini. There is taxi service, ferries that run between the islands, and you can rent a golf cart or bicycle once you get to the North Island. Keep in mind that traffic runs on the left side of the road, rather than the right side.
Popular Times of Year to Visit Bimini
The most popular time of year to travel to Bimini International Airport is during the winter, from December through April, when great weather is almost guaranteed. There is little rain and temperatures range from 75 to 85 degrees F. Of course, this is the peak season for Bimini, so costs can be higher and it can become very crowded. If you take a cheap flight to Bimini International Airport during the off-season, from mid-April to mid-December, you can save on flights and hotels, and not have to battle throngs of people for a spot on the beach. Of course, there is a chance for your vacation being ruined by rain, including a tropical storm or a hurricane. Use our Cheapest Month search tool to find the best prices on flights to Bimini International Airport for the months you're thinking of traveling.
Interesting Facts About Bimini
Bimini is actually composed of two main islands: North and South Bimini. There are also a number of cays surrounding Bimini. Because of Bimini's close proximity to the United States, the islands served as an offshore speakeasy and place to purchase liquor during the prohibition era. Writer Ernest Hemingway lived in Bimini for two years, fishing from his boat, Pilar. The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., wrote part of his famous "I Have A Dream" speech in Bimini. His friend, Ansil Saunders, a boat builder here, gives visitors a boat tour and shares stories about his time with Dr. King and a bit about Hemingway, also.
Travelers to Bimini enjoy visiting and swimming at The Healing Hole, a fresh-water spring with healing abilities. The Bimini Nature Trail places you up close to the island's native plants and even allows you to view the endangered snake, the Bimini Boa.