Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize

Location:  Belize

Event:  Multiple United Airlines repatriation flights from Belize.  

United Airlines and the Government of Belize are providing a weekly repatriation flight from Belize City to Houston, TX every Friday until Philip Goldson International Airport opens on Saturday August 15, 2020.  Flights are planned for the following dates (7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31, 8/07, and 8/14). United Airlines Flight UA 2421 departs Belize at 13:55 pm and arrives in Houston, TX at 17:32 pm. Please make a reservation directly with United Airlines at

United Airlines is providing these repatriation flights for U.S. citizens, family members, and other third-country nationals departing Belize. If you would like to depart Belize, please make a reservation directly with United Airlines at  For more information or to change a prior United reservation, send an email to  or WhatsApp message to  +501 614-2613. Please note, these flights are not intended for short-term visitors or tourists.  Please send questions or requests for additional information to  Be aware that flights are subject to change.

For passengers making flight reservations: 

  • All passengers must contact American Citizen Services by email at and send the following information:
    • Name
    • Nationality
    • Type of U.S. travel document (Passport/ESTA/Visa/Legal Permanent Resident Card)
  • If you are traveling with a pet please visit to review United Airlines current policy on traveling with pets.
  • All other questions concerning this flight please contact American Citizen Services by email at

The Government of Belize has announced that Philip Goldson International Airport will reopen on August 15, 2020.  All travelers should stay informed of travel requirements into Belize. Please monitor information from the Government of Belize Press Office and the Belize Tourism Board for details.

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