The Cyril E. King International Airport (CEKA) is
a public airport located at No. 70 Lindbergh Bay on the southwestern side of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
- approximately four miles east of the capital city, Charlotte
The Cyril E. King Airport is one of the
busiest airports in the eastern Caribbean. The airport operates 24 hours. However the airport terminal is open from 6 a.m.
to 11 p.m. Aircraft, rescue and firefighting services are
available during that time. The Air Traffic Control Tower
operates from 7 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
The airport covers approximately 280 acres. The asphalt
runway measures is 7,000 feet long by x 150 feet wide (2,134 x 46
meters). The two-story terminal, which opened in Nov. 1990,
measures 7,600 square feet on the first floor and has 11 gates.
The top floor measures 2,380 square feet.
The airport was named after the late Governor Cyril Emmanuel King
in 1984. King was the second elected governor of the US Virgin
Cyril E. King Airport
Mean Sea Level
23 ft / 7 m
Length: 7,000 ft/2,134 m
Width: 150 ft/46 m
Cyril E. King Airport Tarmac Delay Plan