How to Reach Frederiksted by Airplane

With few options, you will likely need to make at least one stop before landing on St. Croix

Flying into Frederiksted is possible, though for the majority of people it will mean at least one stop. Additionally, even though there is an airport on the island of St. Croix (where Frederiksted is located), many will fly into the US Virgin Island of St. Thomas first, where there is a larger international airport.

Flying to Frederiksted from the US

When you fly into St. Croix, you will only be coming from a handful of places. If you hope to fly direct from outside the Caribbean, your options are even more shallow. A US Airways flight from Miami is currently the only year-round flight to St. Croix offered, so unless you live in or near Miami, you will likely be making one or two stops.

When flying from the United States the following list may be useful. Booking services may not show the best options so it can be useful to realize which airlines actually offer direct service to this location.

Henry E Rohlsen Airport U.S. Flights
To/From Airport Code Airlines
Miami, FL, USA MIA American Airlines

Flying to Frederiksted from the Caribbean

If you are already in the Caribbean, or plan on making a layover, your options still are not that diverse.

Check the following table for a listing of scheduled air service from airports in the region. Even if there are no flights from an airport near your home, taking a connecting flight from another Caribbean airport might prove to be a fine option.

Henry E Rohlsen Airport Caribbean Flights
To/From Airport Code Airlines
Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda ANU LIAT
Isla Verde, Puerto Rico SJU Jet Blue, United Airlines
Roseau, Dominica DCF Coastal Air
Simpson Bay, The island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten SXM LIAT
St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands STT Cape Air, Seaborne Airlines
Vieques, Puerto Rico VQS Cape Air, Seaborne Airlines

The important thing to realize about the limited options is that during the high season, flights can get booked. With only a handful origin flights avaliable, and no ferry service to get you from the larger airport to St. Croix, you will need to make sure to book earlier and ensure your seat.

When you finally arrive, you'll be able to pick up your rental car from the airport, or have a taxi drive you for a set rate of $6 to $12(USD) per person depending on how many passengers are riding.


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