Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport

The Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw International Airport (SKB), located just northeast of the capital city of Basseterre, serves St. Kitts and its sister island, Nevis. A thoroughly modern airport with all the amenities you’d expect in a thriving island nation, SKB is widely acclaimed to be the best mid-size airport in the entire Caribbean. The airport accommodates regional and international flights, as well as, provides facilities for cargo jets, private jets and various other types of aircraft.

Upon arrival in St. Kitts, you will be met by a fleet of taxis ready to whisk you off to your Caribbean resort. Note that taxis are not metered; fixed rates, in E.C. dollars, are posted at the airport. Rates are the same for 1 to 4 passengers. The fare to the closest hotel in Basseterre is US$16; to the farthest point, US$50.


Before setting off in a cab, be sure to clarify whether the rate quoted is in E.C. or U.S. dollars. There’s a 50% surcharge for trips made between 10pm and 6am Contact the St. Kitts Taxi Association for assistance (869/465-8487; 869/465-4253; 869/465-7818 after hours).

Vance Amory Airport

Vance W. Amory International Airport serves the needs of commercial carriers such as Cape Air, WINAIR, Coastal Air, Air Sunshine, Seaborne Airlines, Fly Montserrat and Tradewind Aviation and cargo operators DHL and FEDEX. The airport also caters to the travelling comfort of the high end corporate traveller making their way to and from this tropical paradise via their business jets.

The general aviation enthusiast is welcomed as well to sample the delights of our unique Nevisian hospitality using the airport gateway whether travelling alone or as part of an escorted journey group or flying club.