Hewanorra International Airport Guide (UVF)
Code: UVFNo. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +1 758Timezone: GMT -04:00
Beane Field, Vieux Fort, PO Box 373, Saint Lucia
Hewanorra International Airport is situated 4km (2.5 miles) north of Vieux Fort and 56km (35 miles) south of Castries.
(758) 454 6355.
Located near the resort of Vieux Fort, Hewanorra International Airport is the largest airport in St. Lucia. Our guide to the airport includes contact details, information on services and facilities at the airport, as well as transport options and nearby hotels.
General airport information is available from the Airport Manager (tel: (758) 454 6355). The St Lucia Tourist Board are present at the airport (tel: (758) 452 4094).
Hewanorra International Airport can be easily reached using the East or West Coast Road, which loop around the island. To get to the airport from Soufriere, take West Coast Road southwards; from Castries, take the road to Bosquet d’Or and then head south along East Coast Road.
Bus: Hewanorra International Airport's proximity to the East Coast Road affords good access to public transport. Public buses stop on the main road just outside the airport complex (journey time to Vieux Fort: 10 minutes; fare: less than EC$2).
Taxi: Taxis are available outside the terminal. The journey time to Castries is around one hour and the fare is approximately EC$200.
Air: Helicopter services are available from St Lucia Helicopters (tel: (758) 453 6950; www.stluciahelicopters.com), which has a desk in the terminal (journey time to Castries; fare: US$165 – four person minimum).
There is a bank (open 1200 to 1630) with bureau de change facilities and an ATM in the terminal building.
There are several cafés, bars and restaurants at Hewanorra International Airport, including a snack bar in the departures lounge.
There are a few shops in the terminal building. Duty-free is available in the departures lounge, where a range of local and international goods can be purchased.
There are no business or conference facilities at Hewanorra International Airport. The nearby Coconut Bay Beach Resort (tel: (758) 459 6000; www.cbayresort.com) has events facilities and many of the large resorts on the island provide meeting and conference space.
There are spaces for 250 cars at Hewanorra International Airport. These facilities are situated directly in front of the terminal building.
Car hire operators at Hewanorra International Airport include: Alto, Avis, Budget and St. Lucia Car Rental.