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Aguadilla Puerto Rico Airport - Rafael Hernández

Rafael Hernández Airport is the second largest international airport in Puerto Rico, located on the northwest coast of the island in the town of Aguadilla. Rafael Hernández Airport was named after a famous Puerto Rican composer,  owned and operated by Puerto Rico Ports Authority,  welcoming visitors of the western tourist region and residents of the area.  Jet Blue, United Airlines, and Spirit Airlines offer direct flights to Aguadilla from Newark, Fort Lauderdale, New York, and Orlando.

Often you can find cheap flight rates to Aguadilla, grab them quickly, flights fill up fast with Puerto Ricans taking advantage of deals in order to visit family and tourists looking for last-minute getaways to the towns of Rincon, Isabela, Aguadilla, Mayaguez, and Cabo Rojo.

Airlines flying to and from Aguadilla, Puerto Rico

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Jet Blue Airways

Jet Blue offers direct daily flights to and from Aguadilla from the following cities:

Spirit Airlines

Spirit Airlines offers direct flights to and from Aguadilla from the following cities:

–  Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Aguadilla (BQN

Spirit Airlines offers good flights from the following cities with good connections:

–  Tampa – (TPA) to Aguadilla (BQN)

Airport Codes - Rafael Hernández Airport

Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
  • BQN for IATA, FAA & LID
  • TJBQ for ICAO

When searching for flights online, use airport code BQN.

Passenger Terminal Info - Aguadilla Airport

The passenger terminal has two gates, one for departures and one for arrivals, modern airline ticket, and car rental counters.  The airport is small but offers the following facilities:

  • coffee shop, cafeteria, and a restaurant
  • restrooms and a family restroom
  • Be sure to visit the Puerto Rico Tourism Company office, you can get maps, pamphlets, and local information.

Aguadilla Airport Parking

Aguadilla Airport has a nice outdoor parking lot right beside the main terminal.  Some of the rental car companies park their cars in the same lot, and they protect their vehicle fleet.  Therefore, it is very safe as well.  In addition…

  • Quick walk to the airport terminal
  • Ample parking (172 vehicle capacity)
  • Open 24 hours, 7 days a week
  • Security guard booth with entry and exit gates
  • The entire lot is fenced in

Rates (subject to change):

  • 1st Hour: $2.75 + tax
  • Additional hours: $0.75 + tax
  • One day, 24 hours, would equal $20.00 + tax

Best Hotels near the Aguadilla Airport

The closest hotel is Courtyard by Marriott Aguadilla in Aguadilla, minutes from the airport.

On the neighboring town of Isabela – The luxurious golf resort of Royal Isabela & the beachfront hotel of Villa Montaña.

See Hotels & Resorts in Puerto Rico’s west region