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Beef Island Airport

Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport (EIS)


Formerly known as Beef Island Airport, Terrance B. Lettsome International (EIS) welcomes fliers to the British Virgin Islands. The small airport takes up most of Beef Island, which is located just seven miles (12km) from the region's major island of Tortola. Terrance B. Lettsome only accepts small aircraft (64-seater maximum), and most traffic consists of chartered flights. Nearby Trellis Bay makes for a fantastic last-minute stop for travellers on their way out of the country.


The airport is situated seven miles (12km) from Road Town, Tortola.

Getting to the city

Taxis are available. Many resorts provide water launches or courtesy vans for their guests.


Local time is GMT -4.

Car rental

Avis, Enterprise and National are represented at the airport.


There is a restaurant and bar, and tourist information is available.


The airport's (uncovered) car park is open daily and is located directly outside the terminal building. Parking is free for the first 30 minute. After that, it costs USD 1 an hour for up to 4 hours, and 50 cents for every subsequent hour up to a daily maximum of USD 10.



Most direct flights to Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport come from places in the greater Caribbean region, such as San Juan, St Thomas and Montserrat.


WiFi is available throughout the terminal building at Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport.

Business Lounges

The airport does not have conference or business facilities, though it does offer a VIP lounge for business travellers. There are also a number of small hotels, restaurants and guest houses in Trellis Bay, which is within easy walking distance of the terminal building.

Beef Island Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.