TIST public airport located west of the central business district on the island of St. Thomas. It is currently the largest international airport in the United States Virgin Islands and one of the busiest hubs in the eastern Caribbean, our favorite at FeelThere.
The airport operates one main runway, 7,000 ft × 150 ft (2,134 m × 46 m) long.
Featuring two departure areas and 11 gates, the airport is fairly easy to navigate and services major international airlines, including American, Delta, JetBlue, Spirit, and United.Interesting Facts
- The airport was originally known as Bourne Field and was an airfield for the U.S. military. The Virgin Islands took ownership of the airport after World War Two. The original terminal was first built in the 1940s and called the Harry S. Truman Airport. In 1984, the airport was renamed after the second elected governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands—Cyril E. King.
- Cyril E. King’s runway was expanded from 4,200-feet to 7,000-feet in 1992, making it one of the largest deep-water runways in the Caribbean.
- High detail models
- Detailed satellite imagery surrounding covering the island
- Beautiful and highly detailed textures with reflections and night lighting
- 3D grass and environment
- Custom ground lines, buildings
Available Only As Download
- Requires X-Plane 11.53 or newer version
- Free SAM plugin is required for the animated marshals
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