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January 5th, 2024
8 firms bid for contracts for T.B. Lettsome International Airport development– BVIAA

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI- The [British] Virgin Islands Government has announced that significant progress is being made in the ongoing airport development project where the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) has opened tenders for the development of a business case that it says is crucial to the project’s success.

December 3rd, 2023
Anegadians peeved as airport closed due to fire truck taken to VG airport

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- Residents of Anegada have expressed disappointment at the closure of the Auguste George Airport, which is reportedly due to the fire tender being removed from that island and taken to Taddy Bay Airport on Virgin Gorda, since the fire tender there has developed some issues.

November 13th, 2023
BVIAA to serve as Advisor on board of Airports Council International- LAC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The BVI Airports Authority has been elected to serve as an Advisor on the Governing Board of Airports Council International - Latin America and the Caribbean (ACI-LAC).

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.

October 14th, 2023
BVIAA to host biennial simulation exercises @ all VI airports

BEEF ISLAND, VI – Persons in the Virgin Islands (VI) are being notified that the BVI Airports Authority will be hosting its biennial emergency simulation exercises at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport (Beef Island), Auguste George International Airport (Anegada), and the Virgin Gorda International Airport (Virgin Gorda) between the period of Monday, October 16 and Friday, November 17.

October 4th, 2023
UPDATE: VI airports reopen

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI- Airports in the [British] Virgin Islands closed due to the passage of Tropical Storm Philippe have reopened.

September 7th, 2023
VG Airport reopening delayed until Tue, Sept 12, 2023

TADDY BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Managing Director of the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA), Mr. Kurt A.G. Menal has issued a notice stating that the scheduled reopening of the Virgin Gorda (VG) International Airport has been delayed to Tuesday, September 12, 2023.

August 28th, 2023
Runway maintenance forces 10-day closure of VG airport

TADDY BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The Taddy Bay Airport on Virgin Gorda will be closed for 10 days from Tuesday, August 29, 2023, to facilitate maintenance to the runway, the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) has informed.

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.

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