St Maarten Airport

Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM)


The airport is located nine miles (15km) west of Philipsburg in St Maarten.

Getting to the city

There is no public transport to and from the airport, however taxis are available and some hotels will arrange transfers.


GMT -4.


Tel: +599 546 7777.

Car rental

Car hire desks are to be found in the arrivals area. Among those represented are Avis, Hertz, Alamo, Paradise Islance, U-Save, Empress, Sunshine, Safari, Budget, Dollar, National and Thrifty.

Airport Taxis

Taxis, regulated by the Airport Taxi Association, are available outside arrivals, where there is a taxi desk. Taxis to Philipsburg cost around US$15. Tipping is expected.


Airport facilities at Princess Juliana include a bank, ATM, restaurant, refreshments, Business Class Lounge and duty-free shopping.


There are pick-up/drop-off areas outside the terminal, and parking is located within walking distance of the entrance. Parking is charged at US$1 per half hour for the first eight hours, and US$1 every two hours after that. Daily parking is US$24 and weekly rates are US$120.

Departure Tax

Travellers departing on international flights pay US$30. Exempt are passengers flying with certain airlines, transit passengers and children under two.




The airport offers free wifi via the 'PJIAE-WiFi' network, however it is accessible to a limited number of users at a time.

St Maarten Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.