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SXM Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SXM / TNCM
Airport Name: Princess Juliana International Airport
Location: Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, Kingdom of the Netherlands
GPS Coordinates: 18°2'26"N by 63°6'33"W
Operator/Owner: Princess Juliana Int'l Airport Holding Company N.V.
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 14 feet (4 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM):

  • Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The furthest airport from Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) is Karratha Airport (KTA), which is nearly antipodal to Princess Juliana International Airport (meaning Princess Juliana International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Karratha Airport), and is located 12,252 miles (19,718 kilometers) away in Karratha / Dampier, Western Australia, Australia.
  • Arriving aircraft approach the island on the last section of the final approach for Runway 10, following a 3° glide slope flying low over the famous Maho Beach.
  • Because of Princess Juliana International Airport's relatively low elevation of 14 feet, planes can take off or land at Princess Juliana International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • Because of increased passenger traffic and the expected growth of passenger traffic in the near future, Princess Juliana International Airport is being heavily modernized following a three-phased masterplan, commissioned in 1997.
  • To accommodate the growing international and local traffic of private aircraft, PJIA has a Fixed Base Operator building, offering office space and private lounges with dedicated customs.
  • The closest airport to Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) is L'Espérance Airport Grand Case Airport (CCE), which is located only 6 miles (9 kilometers) NE of SXM.

Map of Nearest Airports from Princess Juliana International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Princess Juliana International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
15.73 miles (9.22 km) NEL'Espérance Airport Grand Case Airport (CCE)Saint Martin, GuadeloupeView L'Espérance Airport Grand Case Airport on a map Set CCE as destination Airport Get more information about L'Espérance Airport Grand Case Airport
211.87 miles (19.11 km) NNEClayton J. Lloyd International Airport (AXA)The Valley, AnguillaView Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport on a map Set AXA as destination Airport Get more information about Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport
319.83 miles (31.92 km) ESEGustaf III Airport Saint Barthélemy Airport St. Jean Airport (SBH)Gustavia, Saint Barthélemy, Saint BarthélemyView Gustaf III Airport Saint Barthélemy Airport St. Jean Airport on a map Set SBH as destination Airport Get more information about Gustaf III Airport Saint Barthélemy Airport St. Jean Airport
428.27 miles (45.50 km) SSWJuancho E. Yrausquin Airport (SAB)Saba, Caribbean NetherlandsView Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport on a map Set SAB as destination Airport Get more information about Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport
538.58 miles (62.08 km) SSEF.D. Roosevelt Airport (EUX)Sint Eustatius, Caribbean NetherlandsView F.D. Roosevelt Airport on a map Set EUX as destination Airport Get more information about F.D. Roosevelt Airport
656.59 miles (91.07 km) SSERobert L. Bradshaw International Airport (SKB)Basseterre, Saint Kitts and NevisView Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport on a map Set SKB as destination Airport Get more information about Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport
767.09 miles (107.97 km) SSEVance W. Amory International Airport (NEV)Nevis, Federation of Saint Kitts and NevisView Vance W. Amory International Airport on a map Set NEV as destination Airport Get more information about Vance W. Amory International Airport
888.87 miles (143.03 km) ESEBarbuda Codrington Airport (BBQ)Codrington, Barbuda, Antigua and BarbudaView Barbuda Codrington Airport on a map Set BBQ as destination Airport Get more information about Barbuda Codrington Airport
990.93 miles (146.34 km) WNWVirgin Gorda Airport (VIJ)Virgin Gorda, British Virgin IslandsView Virgin Gorda Airport on a map Set VIJ as destination Airport Get more information about Virgin Gorda Airport
1098.14 miles (157.94 km) WNWTerrance B. Lettsome International Airport (EIS)Beef Island (near Tortola), British Virgin IslandsView Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on a map Set EIS as destination Airport Get more information about Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport
11105.36 miles (169.55 km) SEJohn A. Osborne Airport (MNI)Montserrat, British Overseas Territories, United KingdomView John A. Osborne Airport on a map Set MNI as destination Airport Get more information about John A. Osborne Airport
12106.85 miles (171.96 km) WChristiansted Harbor Seaplane Base (SSB)Christiansted, Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin IslandsView Christiansted Harbor Seaplane Base on a map Set SSB as destination Airport Get more information about Christiansted Harbor Seaplane Base
13106.86 miles (171.98 km) SEV. C. Bird International Airport (ANU)St. John's, Antigua, Antigua and BarbudaView V. C. Bird International Airport on a map Set ANU as destination Airport Get more information about V. C. Bird International Airport
14113.68 miles (182.95 km) WSWHenry E. Rohlsen International Airport (STX)Christiansted, Saint Croix, United States Virgin IslandsView Henry E. Rohlsen International Airport on a map Set STX as destination Airport Get more information about Henry E. Rohlsen International Airport
15121.96 miles (196.28 km) WCharlotte Amalie Harbor Seaplane Base (SPB)Charlotte Amalie, Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin IslandsView Charlotte Amalie Harbor Seaplane Base on a map Set SPB as destination Airport Get more information about Charlotte Amalie Harbor Seaplane Base

Map of Furthest Airports from Princess Juliana International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Princess Juliana International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,252.07 miles (19,717.74 km) SKarratha Airport (KTA)Karratha / Dampier, Western Australia, AustraliaView Karratha Airport on a map Set KTA as destination Airport Get more information about Karratha Airport
212,239.58 miles (19,697.64 km) SWPort Hedland International Airport (PHE)Port Hedland, Western Australia, AustraliaView Port Hedland International Airport on a map Set PHE as destination Airport Get more information about Port Hedland International Airport
312,218.93 miles (19,664.41 km) SSEBarrow Island Airport (BWB)Barrow Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Barrow Island Airport on a map Set BWB as destination Airport Get more information about Barrow Island Airport
412,171.40 miles (19,587.93 km) SSWCoolawanyah Station Airport (COY)Coolawanyah Station, Western Australia, AustraliaView Coolawanyah Station Airport on a map Set COY as destination Airport Get more information about Coolawanyah Station Airport
512,140.18 miles (19,537.67 km) SSolomon Airport (SLJ)Karijini National Park, Western Australia, AustraliaView Solomon Airport on a map Set SLJ as destination Airport Get more information about Solomon Airport
612,105.58 miles (19,482.00 km) STom Price Airport (TPR)Tom Price, Western Australia, AustraliaView Tom Price Airport on a map Set TPR as destination Airport Get more information about Tom Price Airport
712,094.71 miles (19,464.50 km) SSERAAF Learmonth (LEA)Exmouth, Western Australia, AustraliaView RAAF Learmonth on a map Set LEA as destination Airport Get more information about RAAF Learmonth
812,086.03 miles (19,450.53 km) WBroome International Airport (BME)Broome, Western Australia, AustraliaView Broome International Airport on a map Set BME as destination Airport Get more information about Broome International Airport
912,084.40 miles (19,447.91 km) SSWBarimunya Airport (BYP)Barimunya, Western Australia, AustraliaView Barimunya Airport on a map Set BYP as destination Airport Get more information about Barimunya Airport
1012,078.03 miles (19,437.65 km) SParaburdoo Airport (PBO)Paraburdoo, Western Australia, AustraliaView Paraburdoo Airport on a map Set PBO as destination Airport Get more information about Paraburdoo Airport
1112,074.69 miles (19,432.28 km) SSWCoondewanna Airport (CJF)Coondewanna, Western Australia, AustraliaView Coondewanna Airport on a map Set CJF as destination Airport Get more information about Coondewanna Airport
1212,020.39 miles (19,344.89 km) SSWNewman Airport (ZNE)Newman, Western Australia, AustraliaView Newman Airport on a map Set ZNE as destination Airport Get more information about Newman Airport
1311,988.82 miles (19,294.08 km) WDerby Airport (DRB)Derby, Western Australia, AustraliaView Derby Airport on a map Set DRB as destination Airport Get more information about Derby Airport
1411,920.97 miles (19,184.89 km) SSECarnarvon Airport (CVQ)Carnarvon, Western Australia, AustraliaView Carnarvon Airport on a map Set CVQ as destination Airport Get more information about Carnarvon Airport
1511,867.54 miles (19,098.90 km) WFitzroy Crossing Airport (FIZ)Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, AustraliaView Fitzroy Crossing Airport on a map Set FIZ as destination Airport Get more information about Fitzroy Crossing Airport