Situated 2 miles west of the center of Charlotte Amalie, on the island of St. Thomas, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Cyril E. King Airport is a public-use airport owned by Virgin Islands Port Authority. It is one of the busiest airports in the eastern Caribbean and the busiest in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Cyril E. King Airport is often considered a gateway to the British Virgin Islands. The major airlines are American Airlines, Air Sunshine, Tradewind Aviation, Spirit Airlines, Seaborne Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Delta Air Lines, and Cape Air, among the others. The top destinations are Miami, Atlanta, San Juan, and New York City.
The airport features one asphalt and groove paved runway and up to 500 aircraft, such as military aircraft, ultralight, helicopter, jet airplane and others. The main aircraft operations include commercial, air taxi, local general aviation, military, and transient general aviation.