The Government of Suriname has confirmed several cases of COVID-19 in Suriname.
Eastern Airlines, a private company, has the permission of the Surinamese government to operate a repatriation flight for U.S. citizens wishing to depart Suriname. This single flight with service to Miami, Florida is currently scheduled to depart Paramaribo today, March 25, 2020, at 5:30 pm. Seats are still available.
This is a commercially-operated direct charter flight for which passengers must book and be ticketed directly with the airline. Complete information including up-to-date flight schedule, cost and ticketing information may be found on Eastern Airlines’ website at https://goeasternair.com
U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United States are urged to make travel arrangements while flights are still available.
Actions to Take:
Report symptoms right away if you believe you may have COVID-19 or were exposed to someone who may have COVID-19 by dialing 178 to reach the designated Ministry of Public Health COVID-19 hotline, or by sending a text to 8836643.
Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.
Check with your airline regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Suriname.