RAF Brize Norton

Airport in Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

From RAF Brize Norton, in Oxfordshire, England, there are regular Royal Air Force flights to Mt Pleasant (18 hours, including a two-hour refueling stop on tiny Ascension Island in the South Atlantic). Bookings from the UK can be made through the Falkland Islands Government Office or the Falkland Islands Company (www.the-falkland-islands-co.com) in Stanley.

Payment can be by cash or by personal or bank check; credit cards are not accepted. On each flight only 28 seats are reserved for nonmilitary personnel.