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About Ascencion Island

    Where is Ascencion Island?

    Flag of Ascencion Island Islands in the South Atlantic Ocean, about midway between South America and Africa; Ascension Island lies 1,300 km (800 mi) northwest of Saint Helena; Tristan da Cunha lies 4,300 km (2,700 mi) southwest of Saint Helena

    Capital: Jamestown Coordinates: 15° 56" South, 5° 43" West
    Map of Ascencion Island

    What is the Ascencion Island weather like?

    Saint Helena: tropical marine; mild, tempered by trade winds

    Ascension Island: tropical marine; mild, semi-arid

    Tristan da Cunha: temperate marine; mild, tempered by trade winds (tends to be cooler than Saint Helena)

    Traveling to Ascencion Island

    Traveling by air

    There are 1 airports in Ascencion Island, 1 of which are paved.


    Traveling by car

    There are 198 Km of highways in Ascencion Island.


    Traveling by water

    The most important ports and harbours are in major seaport(s):

    Saint Helena: Jamestown

    Ascension Island: Georgetown

    Tristan da Cunha: Calshot Harbor (Edinburgh).