Canouan Airport (CIW)

Canouan Airport

Canouan Airport is a small airport located on the island of Canouan in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. It is a popular destination for private jet travelers and serves the surrounding tourist areas and environs of the Grenadines. The airport is open for international corporate jet operations and charter flights, and can accommodate a variety of aircraft, including the American Eagle ATR 72 and several other regional Aircrafts of similar size.

The airport is located on the southern side of the island and is approximately 25-35 minutes from Barbados and 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours from San Juan, Puerto Rico, depending on the aircraft. It is also easily accessible from other islands in the Grenadines by private boat or charter flight.

Canouan Airport is a vital part of the island’s economy, supporting luxury tourism and real estate development. It is also a key transportation hub for the surrounding Grenadines islands.

General Information about Canouan Airport

The following table is an overview of CIW Airport indicated below:

AirportCanouan Airport
Airport TypePublic
OwnerGovernment of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Built In (Year)2008
Canouan Airport CodeCIW
Hub forSVG Air
Canouan Airport TerminalsOne Terminal
CIW Airport Runway1
CIW Airport Coordinates12°41′57″N 061°20′33″W
Canouan Airport AddressMMX4+RPC, Clifton, St Vincent & the Grenadines
Elevation11 ft / 3 m

Canouan Airport Code

Canouan Airport code is CIW. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport Canouan. 


Canouan Airport Map

The Canouan Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

Canouan Airport Runway

Canouan Airport Runway features a single state-of-the-art runway: 

NameLength (mtr)Length (ft)Surface

Canouan Airport Terminal

There is only one terminal building at Canouan Airport (CIW).

The terminal building is relatively small, but it has all of the essential facilities for passengers, including check-in counters, security screening, baggage claim, and immigration and customs facilities. There is also a small restaurant, a few shops, and a covered observation deck.

Canouan Airport is a regional airport that primarily serves domestic flights within Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. It also handles a small number of international flights, mainly from nearby Caribbean islands.

Nearest Airports to Canouan Airport (CIW)

Some of the closest airports to CIW Airport are:

  • Palm Island Airport – (13.84 Km / 8.6 Miles)
  • Mustique Airport – (27.39 Km / 17.02 Miles)
  • J.F. Mitchell Airport – (33.33 Km / 20.71 Miles)
  • E. T. Joshua Airport – (51.52 Km / 32.01 Miles)

Airlines Operating from Canouan Airport

The following airlines operate from Canouan Airport:

  • Grenadine Airways
  • Mustique Airways
  • One Caribbean
  • SVG Air

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