Sint Maarten airport (SXM)

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Princess Juliana International Airport, opened on December 3, 1943, is the international terminal in the island of Sint Maarten (the Dutch side of the island of Saint Martin, in the Caribbean). It operates with international flights to several locations in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, Panama, France and the Netherlands.

Official Website: sxmairport.com
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 7:00 am until the last flight of the day.
Annual passenger traffic: 1.8 million passengers went through it in 2015.
Tel: +721 546 7544 / 7777. E-mail: [email protected] There is a tourist information desk by the car rental counters, on the ground floor.

Location. Distance from the city center

The airport is located 15 km (9 miles) northwest from the city of Philipsburg.

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Car rental companies

On the ground floor there are counters from several car rental operators:

Alamo (Tel +721 545 5546 - 7:00 am to 6:00 pm)
Avis (Tel +721 545 2847 - 7:00 am to 6:00 pm)
Best Deal Car Rental (Tel +1 800 736 6917 - 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Budget (Tel +721 545 2316 - 7:00 am to 6:00 pm)
Dollar/Thrifty (Tel +721 545 2393)
Empress Rent-A-Car (Tel +721 545 2062 / 3434)
Hertz (Tel +721 545 4541 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm)
Paradise Car Rental (Tel +721 545 3737 - 7:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Safari Car Rentals (Tel +721 545 3185 / 3186 - 6:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Sunshine Car Rental (Tel +721 545 2684 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm)
United Car Rental (Tel +721 545 2616)
U-Save (Tel +721 544 2197 - 8:00 am to 6:00 pm)

 

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What services does Sint Maarten airport (SXM) facilities include

The airport has a bank, ATMs, public telephones and free Wi-Fi access. The Executive Lounge is located next to gates 1 and 2, after the security and passport controls, and opens from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm; it provides TV, air conditioning, newspapers, magazines, telephones, fax, computers, refreshments, beverages, Wi-Fi (access with DragonPass membership or by paying at the door - USD20.00).

Food and Drinks- There are restaurants, cafés, bars and fast food outlets.
Shopping- Options include stores selling clothing, souvenirs, jewellery, accessories, perfumes, cosmetics, books, spirits, both in the public area and the boarding hall.
Baggage- Enquiries about lost property should be directed to the communication center (Tel +721 546 7777 / 7544).
Other Services- Smoking area.

 

Accommodation near Sint Maarten airport (SXM)

Some of the hotels near the airport are: Mary’s Boon Beach Resort (Tel +721 545 7000), Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa (Tel +721 545 2115), Royal Islander Club (Tel +721 545 2388), The Towers at Mullet Bay (Tel +721 545 3069), The Crewhouse Hostel (Tel +721 545 3300), El Zafiro Boutique Hotel (Tel +721 522 5863), Sonesta Ocean Point Resort (Tel +721 545 3100), Alegria Boutique Hotel (Tel +721 545 4000), The Horny Toad Guest House (Tel +721 545 4323), Azure Hotel & Art Studio (Tel +721 581 3858).

 

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Public and private transportation

Bus - Different tourist bus operators are available, among them: Elle-Si-Belle-Tours NV (Tel +721 544 4954), Transco SARLSt. Maarten Sightseeing ToursXaro Tours & Transportation (Tel +721 545 4541), D&J Tours.
On the other hand, VIP Destinations NV and Island Reps (Tel +721 545 2990) offer VIP transfers.

Taxi - Cabs provided by Airport Taxi Association (Tel +721 542 1680 / 1681). It is recommended to agree on a fare with the driver before departing. The trip to downtown Philipsburg takes around 20 minutes.

 

Parking services at Sint Maarten airport (SXM)

The enclosure has an outdoor parking lot opposite the terminal. Payment is made inside the terminal building. Rates

 

Services for passengers with special needs

There are two companies offering wheelchair services: Connor's Wheelchair Services and Accessible Ventures Transportation (Tel +721 542 0411). For passengers needing special assistance (people with a disability, reduced mobility, the elderly, children or pregnant women), it is recommended to coordinate with your airline at least 48 hours before your flight.