Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM), is one of the oldest and busiest airports in the region. It is the airport of St. Maarten. SXM is the designator code for SXM Airport, and has even become a popular local nickname for the destination as a whole. The airport is located 15 kilometers northwest of Philipsburg, capital of St. Maarten. PJIAE N.V. Operating Company functions as a hub airport for surrounding islands Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Barths, Anguilla, Dominica, Nevis and Tortola. The airport handles a variety of aircraft a year, ranging in size from Cessnas to Boeing 747’s, making it the second busiest airport in the North Eastern Caribbean. It caters to 1.8 million passengers annually originating primarily from the Americas, Europe and the Caribbean.



For more information about airports in Sint Maarten / Saint Martin, click here.


Flights to St Maarten:


Saint Martin / Sint Maarten is connected to various destinations all over the world. SXM Princess Juliana Airport offers a unique landing experience for every tourist arriving on the island by plane – the airport is behind the world-famous Maho Beach.

United States


• Atlanta – Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)

• Boston – Boston Logan International Airport (BOS)

• Charlotte – Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)

• Chicago – O’Hare International Airport (ORD)

Dallas – Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)

• Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport (FLL)

• Miami International Airport (MIA)

• New York – John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

• Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)

• Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)

• Washington – Dulles International Airport (IAD)




Montreal – Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL)

Toronto – Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)




Amsterdam –Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)

Paris – Aéroport de Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Aéroport de Paris-Orly (ORY) 



• Antigua – V.C. Bird International Airport (ANU)

Anguilla Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport (AXA)

• Curacao – Hato International Airport (CUR)

• Guadeloupe – Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport (PTP)

Haiti – Toussaint Louverture International Airport (PAP)

• Jamaica – Norman Manley International Airport (KIN)

• Montserrat – John A. Osborne Airport (MNI)

Nevis – Vance W. Amory International Airport (NEV)

• Port au Prince – Toussaint Louverture International Airport (PAP)

• Tortola – Terrance B. Lettsome Airport (ELS)

• Trinidad – Piarco International Airport (POS)

Saba –Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport (SAB)

• San Juan – Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport (SJU)

Santa Domingo – Las Americas International Airport (SDQ)

St Barths – Aéroport Saint-Jean-Gustave III (SBH)

St Eustatius – F.D. Roosevelt Airport (EUX)

St Kitts – Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw International Airport (SKB)

• St Thomas – Cyril E. King Airport (STT)


Central America


• Panama – Tocumen International Airport (PTY)


Airlines serving the destinations connected to Sint Maarten / Saint Martin:


United States


• American Airlines

• Delta Airlines

• Frontier

• JetBlue Airways

• Spirit Airlines

• United Airlines




• Air Transat (seasonal)

• Sunwing

• Westjet




• Air Caraibes

• Air France

• Condor (seasonal)





• Air Antilles

• Air BVI

• Air Century

• Air Sunshine

• Anguilla Air Services

• Caribbean Airlines

• InterCaribbean


• Silver Airways

• Sky High 

• St. Barths Commuter


• Windward Express


Central America 


• Copa Airlines


Where to find Princess Juliana International Airport on St Maarten / St Martin


Princess Juliana International Airport is located in the Simpson Bay area of the island.


Find Princess Juliana Airport and other Doing Business on St Maarten / St Martin on our Interactive Map !



How to get to and from SXM Princess Juliana International Airport


Various Car Rentals are adjacent to the airport. Taxis are abundantly available when planes land next to the airport exit. Buses depart frequently from the parking location opposite the taxi stand in the direction of Philipsburg and Maho / Cupecoy.


Airport Arrival and Departure Flight Status


Arrivals and Departures can be monitored at all times at the airports overview. For contacting SXM Princess Juliana International Airport, please click here.



Hotels near Princess Juliana International Airport


St Maarten / St Martin is a compact island, so most  resortshotels and villas are within easy reach of St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport. The same accounts for its most important marinas of Simpson BayMarigot and Philipsburg.


Should you be looking for a hotel very close to the airport, the Maho, Cupecoy, Simpson Bay and Pelican areas are within a mile of the airport. 


Maho hotels next to the airport are Sonesta Maho Beach Resort Casino & Spa, Sonesta Ocean Point, Royal Islander La Plage and Royal Islander La Terrasse


In Cupecoy, Sapphire Beach Resort is still well within a mile of Princess Juliana International Airport.


Staying close to the airport in Simpson Bay can be done at Azure Hotel, Mary’s Boon, Hilton Grand Vacations Royal Palm Beach Resort and The Horny Toad.


The Pelican / Billy’s Folly area further offers Atrium Beach Hotel & Spa, Simpson Bay Resort & Marina, LaVista en Hilton Grand Vacations Flamingo Beach Resort as hotels well within a 5 minute drive of the airport (traffic permitting).


Saint Martin Airport Grand Case (SFG)


French Side St. Martin also has Grand Case Airport L’Esperance (SFG). This is not an international airport but serves the regional French destinations of St Barths (SBH) , Guadeloupe (PTP) and Martinique (FDF). 





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Website Princess Juliana International Airport
Phone +1 721 546 7542

Airport Rd, Simpson Bay, Sint Maarten