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There are four airports on Andros. The San Andros airport (SAQ) is in North Andros; the Andros Town airport (ASD) is in Central Andros; the South Andros airport (TZN) is in Congo Town; and the Mangrove Cay airport (MAY) is on Mangrove Cay. Several small airlines and charter companies have flights from Nassau. Daily charter service is also available from Fort Lauderdale and Freeport.
Taxis meet airplanes and ferries and are available for transporting and touring around the islands. They can also be arranged ahead of time through hotels. Rates are around $1.50 a mile, though most fares are set. You should always agree on a fare before your ride begins. Cab drivers will charge $80 - $120 for a half-day tour of the island.
Andros Town Airport (242/368–2724.)
Congo Town Airport (242/369–2270.)
Mangrove Cay Airport (242/369–0270.)
San Andros Airport (242/329–4401.)
From Potter's Cay Dock in Nassau, the M/V Lady Rosalind sails to Morgan's Bluff and Nicholl's Town in North Andros every Wednesday, returning to Nassau Thursday. The one-way trip takes six hours and costs $45. The M/V Lady D sails to Fresh Creek in Central Andros on Thursday (with stops at Stafford Creek, Blanket Sound, and Behring Point) and returns to Nassau on Sunday. The trip takes five hours, and the fare is $45. The M/V Lady Kathrina sails to Fresh Creek, Mangrove Cay, Driggs Hill, and Kemps Bay on Wednesday at 11 pm, and returns on Sunday afternoon. The trip takes 5½ hours and costs $50. The M/V Captain Moxey sails to Kemp's Bay, Long Bay Cays, the Bluff, and Mangrove Cay on South Andros on Monday at 11 pm. It returns to Nassau on Wednesday. The trip takes 7½ hours; the fare is $45. Schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions or occasional dry-docking.
A free government ferry makes the half-hour trip between Mangrove Cay and South Andros twice daily. It departs South Andros at 8 am and 4 pm and departs Mangrove Cay at 8:30 am and 4:30 pm, but schedules are subject to change. Call the Commissioner's Office for information. There's no public transportation from Central Andros to Mangrove Cay.
Boat and Ferry Information
Commissioner's Office (242/369–0331.)
Dockmaster's Office (242/393–1064.)
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