Published: August 2023

Flights to St. Croix

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Set your sights on visiting popular St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Explore the many options for flights to and from Henry E. Rohlsen Airport (STX). 

Henry E. Rohlsen Airport

Henry E. Rohlsen Airport, situated on the southwest side of St. Croix, fronts the spectacular Caribbean Sea. It’s about a 15- to 20-minute drive from two popular destinations — Frederiksted and Christiansted. 

 

The terminal’s expansion and renovation brought modernization to the airport in 2021. Visitors enjoy more walking and seating space, updated lounges and open-air gardens. Plans are in the works for $150 million in additional renovations, including the addition of a second level, improving baggage handling and changing the flow of vehicle traffic. 

 

For questions about the airport, call STT (340) 774-1629 or STX (340) 778-1012.

Flight Schedules

Check with the following airlines for information on fares and nonstop flight schedules for your best option to fly into Henry E. Rohlsen Airport:

 

American Airlines: Direct flights from Miami (MIA) and seasonal direct flights from Charlotte, North Carolina (CLT); 800-474-4884

Delta Air Lines: Direct flights from Atlanta (ATL); 800-221-1212

Spirit Airlines: Direct flights from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) and Orlando (MCO) ; 855-728-3555

 

Inter-Island and Cargo Airlines Servicing St. Croix

For details about airlines that provide passenger service between islands and other types of transport, including cargo, contact:

 

Air Sunshine 800-327-8900

Ameriflight 972-426-3066
Bohlke International Aviation 800-653-9177

Cape Air 866-227-2247

FedEx 800-463-3339

Seaborne Airlines/Silver Airways 787-946-7800

Vieques Air Link 888-901-9247

 

Charter Planes and Private Jets

Passengers may want to consider flying to and from Henry E. Rohlsen Airport via charter and private flight options, including:

Bohlke International Aviation 800-653-9177

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Who was Henry E. Rohlsen?

In 1996, island legislators decided to rename the airport to honor former Tuskegee Airman Henry Ernst Rohlsen, who was born on St. John. Among his many accomplishments was being the first Black fighter pilot in the U.S. Air Corps’ 99th squadron, serving as a Virgin Islands legislator and leading the Caribbean Development Co. 

 

What airlines fly to Henry E. Rohlsen Airport?

Direct flights can be booked with American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Spirit Airlines.

 

What U.S. cities offer nonstop flights to St. Croix?

Flights depart from Atlanta, Georgia; Miami, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale, Florida; and Charlotte, North Carolina.

 

How far is St. Croix from Florida?
Direct flights from the three Florida airports take two to three hours to reach Henry E. Rohlsen Airport.

 

How about Atlanta? How long is that trip?
Nonstop flights from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport fly 1,638 miles and land in St. Croix in just under four hours.
 

When is the least expensive time to travel to St. Croix?
Visit from November through March, when prices drop on flights and hotels.