Hewanorra International Airport (UVF)

Hewanorra International Airport

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:

AirportHewanorra International Airport
Airport TypePublic
OwnerGovernment of Saint Lucia
OperatorSaint Lucia Air and Seaports Authority
ServesVieux Fort, Saint Lucia
Hewanorra Airport CodeUVF
Hub forSaint Lucia Helicopters
Hewanorra Airport TerminalsOne Terminal
UVF Airport Runway1
UVF Airport Coordinates13°44′00″N 060°57′09″W
Contact Number+1 758-457-6100
Official Website www.slaspa.com/hia/index.php/en/
Hewanorra Airport AddressVieux Fort, St Lucia
Elevation14 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. 


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: 

NameLength (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:

Airlines Operating from Hewanorra Airport

The following airlines operate from Hewanorra Airport:

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