Traveling to Coral Bay by Airplane

There is no flying direct to Coral Bay

Coral Bay used to be a hopping tourist destination, but these days it is a sleepy little town that attracts people trying to get away from the crowds. The fact that the only way to get to the island is by boat certainly helps the cause.

The Cyril E. King Airport near Charlotte Amalie on St. Thomas is the most accessible airport to the island of St. John, and thus travelers who are planning their vacation in Coral Bay. Capable of accommodating jets that are as large as Boeing 747s, St. Thomas welcomes flights from several cities along the east coast United States as well as regional airports such as the San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport on the island of Puerto Rico.

Flying to Coral Bay from the US

Travelers from Canada and the U.S. will connect through Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Boston, Newark, New York City, Philadelphia, and Charlotte, which offer direct flights; while those from Europe, South America, the Middle East, and the Caribbean will typically make connecting flights with San Juan.

The following chart informs you of which airlines offer scheduled flights from the U.S. as well as the airports they fly from. Not all of the flights you will see listed on line are good options so it can be helpful to see a summary of which airlines offer direct flights to this location.

Cyril E King Airport U.S. Flights
To/From Airport Code Airlines
Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA FLL Spirit Airlines
Miami, FL, USA MIA American Airlines, WestJet

See below for scheduled air service from airports in the Caribbean region. If you can't get a flight directly from an airport near you, making a connection through another airport might be a viable solution.

Cyril E King Airport Caribbean Flights
To/From Airport Code Airlines
Anegada, British Virgin Islands NGD VI Airlink
Anguilla AXA LIAT
Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda ANU LIAT
Basseterre, St. Kitts SKB Hummingbird Air, LIAT
Dominica DOM Air Sunshine
Gustavia, St. Barthelemy SBH Tradewind Airlines
Isla Verde, Puerto Rico SJU Air Sunshine, Cape Air, Jet Blue, United Airlines
Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis NEV Air Sunshine, Hummingbird Air
Roseau, Dominica DCF Hummingbird Air
Simpson Bay, The island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten SXM Air Sunshine
Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda VIJ Air Sunshine, Seaborne Airlines, VI Airlink
St. Croix, US Virgin Islands STX Cape Air, Hummingbird Air, Seaborne Airlines
Vieques, Puerto Rico VQS Air Sunshine
the BVI, British Virgin Islands EIS Hummingbird Air, VI Airlink

If you want to “get away from it all” you'll have to do a little extra work to make it happen. This includes flying to a nearby island then sailing the rest of the way to Coral Bay. Fortunately, the process is pretty straightforward and even those who don't travel regularly shouldn't have much trouble making the arrangements.


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