Airport

Statia:

The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Airport of Sint Eustatius has a runway of 5.265 ft (1.300 meters) and can accommodate small aircrafts and jets like Fokker 50, ATR 42,Dash 8 and cargo planes like C 130, Boeing 727 and DC 3. The terminal building at the airport is up for renovation. At present the hospitality services at the airport and terminal are scarce. The airport and the runway have possibilities for intensifying air traffic.

Airlift

Windward Island Airways, WINAIR, is the only scheduled carrier offering regular air service to the Island of Sint Eustatius. WINAIR operates STOL Twin Otter aircrafts with a capacity of 20 seats per flight. There are a number of scheduled flights every day. Additionally, there are several local owners of private jets and foreign companies operating chartered services to the surrounding Islands - St. Barths, St. Kitts and Nevis and Sint Maarten. There are no direct destination flight connections. All visitors to Statia must transit via Sint Maarten's Princess Juliana Airport.


Saba:

In 1963 the island built a 400 meters landing strip: Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport, located at Flat Point in Lower Zion’s Hill. This landing strip is reputed to be the shortest commercial runway in the world, and as such, only three models of airplane are able to land there regularly. Consistent air service from Sint Maarten is available through Windward Islands Airways (Winair) and takes about 12 minutes. The small airport comes equipped with a fire station and an air control tower.