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Sint Maarten Princess Juliana Airport

General information

Sint Maarten is an island in the Caribbean that consists of a Dutch part (Sint Maarten) and a French part (Saint-Martin). Sint Maarten Princess Juliana Airport is located in the Dutch-speaking part of the island. Sint Maarten is very popular with Americans because of its convenient location. In 2017, Sint Maarten was badly hit by the devastating hurricane Irma, which caused a temporary drop in the number of tourists on the island. Sint Maarten Princess Juliana Airport is known as one of the airports with the most scenic airport landings in the world. A nice public place to view landings is Maho Beach at the start of the runway.

Location

Where is Sint Maarten Princess Juliana Airport situated?

Sint Maarten Airport, named after Princess Juliana, is located in the west of the Dutch part of the island. The airport can be reached by car via Airport Road.

How many terminals does Sint Maarten Princess Juliana Airport have?

The airport consists of a spacious terminal, the check-in desks are located in the middle. The terminal of Sint Maarten Princess Juliana Airport was partly destroyed by hurricane Irma in 2017, but has now been restored.

Airport Map


Transportation

Car

The distance from Sint Maarten Princess Juliana Airport to the centre of Philipsburg is 11 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Philipsburg.

From SXM Airport to Philipsburg City centre by Car
11 km
25 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Sint Maarten Princess Juliana Airport by public transport. Visit the Sint Maarten Princess Juliana Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Sint Maarten Princess Juliana Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Philipsburg is about ANG 36.-. Book your taxi at Sint Maarten Princess Juliana Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From SXM Airport to Philipsburg City centre by Taxi
11 km
25 min
ANG 36.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Sint Maarten Princess Juliana Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Hertz, Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Avis, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Budget and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Sint Maarten Princess Juliana Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Sint Maarten Princess Juliana Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Sint Maarten Princess Juliana Airport.

Services

Flights

Departures and arrivals

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Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Sint Maarten Princess Juliana Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Sint Maarten Princess Juliana Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • American Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • JetBlue
  • KLM
  • Air France

Accommodations

Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Sint Maarten Princess Juliana Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

business

Sonesta Maho Beach All Inclusive Resort Casino & Spa, Maho Reef

Situated on Maho Beach overlooking the Caribbean Sea, this resort and casino is 1 km from Princess Juliana International Airport. It features on-site dining, 2 pools, and a spa.

budget

Myriam and Frank Residence, Maho Reef

Set in Maho Reef with Maho Beach nearby, Myriam and Frank Residence offers accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking, as well as access to an indoor swimming pool.

family

Mary's Boon Beach Plantation Resort & Spa, Simpson Bay

Offering an outdoor pool and a spa and wellness centre, Mary's Boon Beach Plantation Resort & Spa is located right on the beach in Simpson Bay.

Hotels in Philipsburg

Looking for the best hotels in Philipsburg? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

business

Royal Palm Beach Resort By Diamond Resorts, Simpson Bay

Nestled on Simpson Bay in Phillipsburg, St. Maarten, this hotel offers spacious suite-style accommodations with stunning views of the ocean, as well as a variety of enjoyable activities.

family

Sonesta Ocean Point Resort- All Inclusive - Adults Only, Maho Reef

Offering an outdoor swimming pool and a restaurant, Sonesta Ocean Point Resort-All Inclusive is located in Maho Reef, 200 metres from the sea. Free WiFi access is available in this resort.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Sint Maarten Princess Juliana Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!

Ticket

St. Martin: 3-Hour Rhino Safari Excursion

Pilot your own watercraft along the St. Martin coastline on a guided snorkeling adventure. This excursion is the number 1 activity on the island, and the winner of 5 Tour of the Year awards.

Activity

Simpson Bay: Lambada Sunset Cruise of Sint Maarten

Set sail on a spectacular evening cruise of Sint Maarten . This 1.5-hour tour departs from Simpson Bay and takes you on an enjoyable catamaran cruise around the coastline of the Caribbean island, where you will enjoy the sights and the beautiful sunset.

Tour & transport

St. Maarten: Private Customized Day Tour

Customize your St. Maartern experience with a full-day sightseeing tour tailored completely to your specifications. Zipline over forest canopies, jet ski in Caribbean waters, sample the cuisine of Grand Case, and more!

Reviews

  2 reviews

Have you visited Sint Maarten Princess Juliana Airport lately? So far, 2 airport passengers have written an airport review about Sint Maarten Princess Juliana Airport. This airport has an average score of 1 out of 5. Provide other airport travellers with essential airport information and tell us about your airport experience.

Latest airport reviews

Ash
5 months ago
★☆☆☆☆

One of the worst airports i have ever had the displeasure to have to use. I will never visit Sint maarten again - we had bad customer service on arrival and departure

Gordon Jones
6 months ago
★☆☆☆☆

Crowded. Utterly disorganized. Unpleasant staff Hot. Inefficient. Do not go there!

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