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The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) owns and manages the two airports in the United States Virgin Islands: the Cyril E. King Airport (CEKA) on St. Thomas and the Henry E. Rohlsen International Airport (HERA) on St. Croix.

 

Cyril E. King Airport, St. Thomas


Photo - Cyril E. King Airport

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 Amalie.  

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 Islands.

 

AIRPORT STATS
Cyril E. King Airport

IATA: STT
ICAO: TIST
FAA: STT 

AIRPORT SUMMARY

Airport Type
Public

Elevation Above
Mean Sea Level

23 ft / 7 m 

Coordinates
1820'14.3000"N
06458'24.1000"W

Runways 
Direction: 10/28
Length: 7,000 ft/2,134 m
Width: 150 ft/46 m
Surface: Asphalt

Cyril E. King Airport Tarmac Delay Plan

 

Henry E. Rohlsen Airport, St. Croix


The Henry E. Rohlsen Airport (HERA) is located on the southwestern side of St. Croix.  The airport terminal is open from 5:30 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 11 p.m.   The runway is open 24 hours. 

The two-story terminal is 181,000 square feet and has 10 gates. The airport runway measures 10,004 feet.  Construction of the present terminal and expansion of the runway from 7,600 to 10,000 feet were completed in 2000.

The airport was formerly the Alexander Hamilton airport and renamed in 1996 in honor of Virgin Islands aviator Henry E. Rohlsen who was one of the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II.
 

AIRPORT STATS
Henry E. Rohlsen Airport

IATA: STX
ICAO: TISX
FAA: STX 

AIRPORT SUMMARY

Airport Type
Public

Elevation Above
Mean Sea Level

74 ft / 23 m 

Coordinates
1742′06″N
06448′06″W

Runways 
Direction: 10/28
Length: 10,004 ft/3,049 m
Width: 150 ft/46 m
Surface: Asphalt

Henry E. Rohlsen Airport Tarmac Delay Plan

 

   
 

Virgin Islands Port Authority
8074 Lindbergh Bay
P.O. Box 301707
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands  00803-1707
Tel: (340) 774-1629  Fax: (340) 774-0025
info@viport.com / www.viport.com 
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