Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) is the larger of Saint Lucia’s two airports, located near Vieux Fort, approximately 53 kilometers (33 miles) from the capital city of Castries. It is the major gateway to Saint Lucia for international tourists and handles over 600,000 passengers annually.
The airport was originally built as a military airfield during World War II and was later converted into a commercial airport in 1949. It has a single terminal that serves both domestic and international flights.
General Information about Hewanorra Airport
The following table is an overview of UVF Airport indicated below:
|Airport||Hewanorra International Airport|
|Owner||Government of Saint Lucia|
|Operator||Saint Lucia Air and Seaports Authority|
|Serves||Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia|
|Hewanorra Airport Code||UVF|
|Hub for||Saint Lucia Helicopters|
|Hewanorra Airport Terminals||One Terminal|
|UVF Airport Runway||1|
|UVF Airport Coordinates||13°44′00″N 060°57′09″W|
|Contact Number||+1 758-457-6100|
|Hewanorra Airport Address||Vieux Fort, St Lucia|
|Elevation||14 ft / 4 m|
Hewanorra Airport Code
Hewanorra Airport code is UVF. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport Hewanorra.
|WORLD AREA CODE||+1|
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE||UVF|
Hewanorra Airport Map
The Hewanorra Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.
Hewanorra International Airport Runway
Hewanorra Airport Runway features a single state-of-the-art runway:
|Name||Length (in mtr)||Length (in ft)||Surface|
Hewanorra Airport Terminal
The Hewanorra International Airport has a single terminal for domestic and international operations. It features an asphalt-surfaced runway, which is 2,744m long and 45 m wide, accommodating small and medium-sized aircraft.
Nearest Airports to Hewanorra International Airport (UVF)
Some of the closest airports to UVF Airport are:
- George F. L. Charles Airport – 60 km
- Argyle International Airport – 68 km
- Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport – 96 km
- Grantley Adams International Airport – 174 km
- Melville Hall Airport – 205 km
- Maurice Bishop International Airport – 212 km
- Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson – 288 km
Airlines Operating from Hewanorra Airport
The following airlines operate from Hewanorra Airport: