Henry E. Rohlsen Airport (IATA: STX, ICAO: TISX, FAA LID: STX) is a public airport located six miles (10 km) southwest of Christiansted on the island of St. Croix in the United States Virgin Islands. The airport is named after Henry E. Rohlsen, a St. Croix native who was one of the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II.
It is a small international airport that hosts mainly inter-Caribbean flights. The airport, which was a hub for Aero Virgin Islands in the 1970s and 1980s, has the capability to receive jets up to the size of the Boeing 747s. In 1996, Alexander Hamilton International Airport was renamed Henry E. Rohlsen Airport.
Henry E. Rohlsen Airport covers an area of 1,455 acres (589 ha) which contains one asphalt paved runway (10/28) measuring 10,004 ft × 150 ft (3,049 m × 46 m). For the 12-month period ending September 30, 2013, the airport had 36,287 aircraft operations, an average of 99 per day: 68% air taxi, 25% general aviation, 6% scheduled commercial and 1% military. In the same period, there were also 36 aircraft based at this airport, including 11 single-engine, 15 multi-engine, 5 jets, four military aircraft and one helicopter.
Airlines & Destinations
American Airlines Miami
Cape Air Saint Thomas, San Juan, Vieques
Coastal Air Anguilla, Dominica-Canefield, Nevis, Sint Eustatius
Delta Air Lines Seasonal: Atlanta
Hummingbird Air Dominica–Douglas–Charles, Nevis, Saint Kitts, Saint Thomas
JetBlue Airways San Juan
LIAT Antigua, Sint Maarten (ends March 1, 2017)
Norwegian Air Shuttle
operated by Norwegian Long Haul Seasonal: Copenhagen
Seaborne Airlines Saint Thomas, San Juan
Sea Flight Airlines Saint Thomas