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March 4th, 2024
VI’s T.B. Lettsome Airport now second busiest route for Puerto Rico

BEEF ISLAND, VI - With almost 400 monthly flights, the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport (EIS) which is the gateway to the [British] Virgin Islands, is now the second busiest airport for flights from Puerto Rico.

October 30th, 2023
Public was informed about active shooter drill @ T.B. Lettsome Airport– Kurt A. G. Menal

BEEF ISLAND, VI - Managing Director at the BVI Airports Authority Mr. Kurt Menal in addressing concerns raised on social media regarding the recent active shooter drill that took place at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport, has reminded that the exercise was just a simulation.

July 17th, 2023
UPDATE: Airport re-opens following strike action by fire officers

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI – Sources within the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) have confirmed that following some internal industrial action today, July 17, 2023, by firefighters attached to the airport, the T.B. Lettsome International Airport has been reopened.

June 5th, 2023
Hon Kye M. Rymer tasked with extending airport runway 'by 2027'

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI– While congratulating Minister for Communications and Works Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) for his persistence in making non-stop flight from Miami to the Virgin Islands a priority, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has tasked the minister with getting the runway extended as a key step in VI receiving more direct flights.

September 14th, 2022
‘Sky High’ lands inaugural Embraer E190 flight @ TB Lettsome Airport

BEEF ISLAND, VI - Dominican Republic-based Sky High Aviation Services today, September 14, 2022, landed its inaugural flight of the Embraer E190 airplane at the Terrance B. Lettsome airport on Beef Island in the [British] Virgin Islands.

January 29th, 2022
Vehicle flips on road leading to T.B. Lettsome Airport

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI - Sometime this morning, January 29, 2022, a car appeared to have flipped on the stretch of road leading to the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island.

August 22nd, 2020
VI suspends One Caribbean for violating COVID-19 entry protocols

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands has indefinitely suspended the Foreign Operator’s Permit (FOP) of One Caribbean Airlines after the service arrived in the territory in violation of entry protocols put in place by the Government to eliminate the spread of COVID-19.

June 6th, 2020
TB Lettsome Airport partially reopens for limited flights

BEEF ISLAND, VI - Coinciding with the limited June re-opening of the Virgin Islands (VI) borders for those living in the territory to return home after the territory's COVID-19 lockdown in March, the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) have announced that the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport has opened to facilitate limited flights.

January 13th, 2020
Gov’t seeking to acquire 600 acres of land around TB Lettsome Airport

CAPPOONS BAY, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands is now eyeing some 600 acres of land around the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport located at Beef Island for development purposes.

February 19th, 2019
TB Lettsome Airport is closed; Malfunctioning generator blamed

BEEF ISLAND, VI - Sometime before 12:00 Noon today, Tuesday, February 19, 2019, the power went out at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island.

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