Commercial Flights available on July 14 (JFK) and July 15 (MIA)

U.S. Embassy Georgetown, Guyana

The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has extended the closure of Guyanese airspace to all international arrivals from June 22 to August 1, 2020.

The U.S. Embassy was informed by Eastern Airlines that they received permission from the (GCAA) to operate two commercial flights to New York and Miami.

Flight info:

Tuesday July 14, 2020 – GEO – JFK

EAL Flight #231         Depart GEO 14:30 local time

Wednesday July 15, 2020 – GEO – MIAMI

EAL Flight #181         Depart GEO 16:15 local time

Please contact Eastern Airlines  directly for seat availability, reservations, and pricing information. The flights are open to any U.S. citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, or valid visa or ESTA holder wishing to travel to or transit via the United States.

The Embassy will also continue to post updated health, security and travel information through this travel alert system and on the U.S. Embassy Facebook page.

You can reach us at the email box: to request assistance with emergency passports or at if you are a U.S. citizen with special financial concerns with the cost of repatriation.

The U.S. Embassy in Guyana regularly updates the COVID-19 country specific information sheet available on our website.

Actions to Take:

  • Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.
  • For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19 please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.
  • Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on for the latest information.
  • Check with your airlines or cruise lines regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
  • Stay at home if you are experiencing symptoms or believe you have been exposed to the virus and contact the Guyana Ministry of Health at 227-4986/624-3067.
  • Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States.