St. Lucia Hewanorra International Airport (UVF)
Facilities and Services
(Vieux Fort, St Lucia)
Despite being St. Lucia's biggest airport, Hewanorra International (UVF) is still a relatively small facility with correspondingly small annual passenger figures. Facilities reflect this to some extent and it's probably fair to say that they are basic at best.
Dining and refreshment needs are met with a small number of choices while shopping is limited to a couple of outlets.
Airport Information Desks
Tel: +758 454 6355
There is no information desk as such at Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) however the airport manager (telephone number above) can be contacted for general information. For tourist information, the St. Lucia Tourist Board is available to answer queries on +758 452 4094.
Shops, Duty-Free and Retail Outlets
A duty-free shopping outlet can be found beyond passport control in the departures lounge. In the main terminal area there are a handful of shops offering basic goods and souvenirs; these include a newsagent and tobacconist, pharmacy and gift shop.
Bars, Cafés and Restaurants
Options for dining and refreshments at the airport are restricted to a handful of cafés and bars. There is a canteen styled eating facility in the airport, with alcoholic beverage served nearby. They share a common seating area. There are at least two convenience shops selling foods and local products.
Currency Exchange, Communications and Banking Facilities
The airport has a single bank with bureau de change facilities. A single ATM is also on hand in the terminal building dispensing East Caribbean dollars.
Business and Conference Facilities
There are no business facilities at the airport and passengers requiring such are advised to try the nearby Skyway Inn (tel: 758 454 7111/5) where a meeting room is available. This is located in Vieux Fort which is a 10 minutes away by taxi.
Disabled Persons Facilities
Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) offers all basic disabled persons facilities including specially designed toilets, lifts and wheelchair access throughout via ramps. There are staff on hand to assist and this can be quite easily arranged from the central information desks in both the Departures and Arrivals Halls.
The airport has a first aid room for passengers with basic medical needs. The main terminal isn't big enough for you to get lost looking for this facility and enquiries can be made at the information booth found across from the main Departures Hall.