Hewanorra International Airport Guide (UVF)

Airport info
Code: UVF
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.

No. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +1 758
(758) 454 6355.
Timezone: GMT -04:00

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).

Driving directions

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.

Public Transport

Public transport 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).

Shuttle: Islander (tel: (758) 486 1561; www.islelander.com) operates private shuttle services to destinations and resorts all over St Lucia.

Taxi: Taxis are available outside the terminal. The journey time to Castries is around one hour and the fare is approximately EC$200.

Public transport air

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).

Terminal facilities


There is a bank (open 1200 to 1630) with bureau de change facilities and an ATM in the terminal building.


Public telephones are located at various points within 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 left-luggage facilities at Hewanorra International Airport.


A pharmacy, first aid facilities and medical services are available on-site, while a hospital is within 3km (2 miles) of Hewanorra International Airport. Most airport facilities are open from 0600 to 2300.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

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.

Disabled facilities

Wheelchairs, lifts, personal assistance and accessible toilets are provided for disabled passengers. Passengers requiring special assistance should inform their airline prior to travel.

Car parking

There are spaces for 250 cars at Hewanorra International Airport. These facilities are situated directly in front of the terminal building.

Car rental

Car hire operators at Hewanorra International Airport include: Alto, Avis, Budget and St. Lucia Car Rental.


There are no hotels at Hewanorra International Airport, but several options are situated in the vicinity, or in Vieux Fort. As a popular holiday destination, St Lucia has a good range of accommodation, with many of the properties all-inclusive resorts.

Coconut Bay Beach Resort

(758) 459 6000.

An all-inclusive resort, Coconut Bay Beach Resort caters for adult-only parties and family groups in separate wings. This beachside resort has a choice of pools, dining options and a range of activities.

PO Box 246, Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia