PRINCESS JULIANA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Considered one of the busiest international airports in the region, Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) serves as a hub. It is located on the Dutch side of the island, 10 miles (15 km) northwest of Philipsburg. It is modern and - no matter the season - comfortable too.
Even though it was designed to handle some 2.5 million passengers, an average of 1.6 million passengers pass through it annually. SXM Airport has spacious terminal facilities. They include 12 boarding gates, 4 jet bridges; 46 check-in positions and 8 self-service check-in systems. It has a comfortable Departure Hall with duty-free retail outlets, food & beverage outlets and bars.
SXM Airport also cognizes the prominence of the private jet industry to St. Maarten / St. Martin / Sint Maarten and is committed to providing the services this high-end industry requires. The airport is definitely an expert in handling private jets and planes and is ready to serve you.
In recent times, Princess Juliana International Airport has received many distinctions, including the International Transport Award (2016 and 2013), the European Award for Best Practices (2014), the International Award for Business Excellence (2014) and the Award for Excellence for Outstanding Managerial Leadership, Strategy Development, Customer Orientation, and Strategy Implementation (2014), the International Award for Leadership in Image & Quality (2013), Most Stunning Landing (2013), and the Routes Americas Airport Award (2011).