seaports have been set to Port Condition WHISKEY
by the US Coast Guard due to inclement weather
expected from approaching Tropical Storm Maria.
Ferry and barge services between Cruz Bay, St. John and
Red Hook, St. Thomas are limited and only operational during
The Cyril E. King Airport is
only open to emergency relief flights.
Commercial flights will resume at the Cyril E.
King Airport on St. Thomas once the
Transportation Security Administration is fully
functional. Damage to the roof is preventing TSA
from operating its equipment and repairs were
hampered further by heavy rains on 9/15/2017.
Local officials will meet with TSA and the
airlines on 9/17/20 17 in order to determine
when normal operations will resume. Humanitarian
and military flights are scheduled for this
weekend. Scheduled charter flights from major
airlines are expected to begin Monday.
Travelers are advised to contact their airline
for updates on flight schedules.
Cape Air resumed St. Thomas/St. Croix air
service to the Cyril E. King Airport on
September 15, 2017.
Seaborne resumed seaplane service between
St. Thomas and St. Croix.
VIPA employees should report to work.
Employee ID badges may be used as curfew passes.
Communication via the Internet/E-mail or telephone
in the St. Thomas/St. John district is difficult as
many towers and lines were damaged during Hurricane
Irma. However, VIPA will continue to post
updates as frequently as possible. For detailed
port updates, please monitor our
social media pages. Questions may be e-mailed to
comprehensive report on all updates for the US
can be found on the VI Department of Tourism's