Antigua VC Bird International Airport (ANU)
History, Facts and Overview
(St Johns, Antigua and Barbuda)
Built as a military base during the Second World War conveniently close to St. Johns, Antigua's VC Bird Airport was originally known as Coolidge International Airport and has been managed by the local government since the end of the 1940s. In 1985, the airport changed its name, instead being named after Antigua and Barbuda's original prime minister, Vere Cornwall Bird.
Facilities at Antigua VC Bird include ATMs, a bureau de change, newsagents, souvenir shops, a post office and a duty-free outlet, as well as a restaurant and a bar.
Several car hire firms are onsite in the Arrivals Hall, with Avis, Carter and Thrifty represented, amongst many other companies. Both short-term and long-term parking options are available.