Press Release

BVI Airports Authority
Release Date:
Sunday, 22 March 2020 - 8:13pm

The BVI Airports Authority wishes to advise the travelling public that in accordance with the instructions of the Government of the Virgin Islands, all airports in the territory will be closed to incoming traffic effective March 22, 2020 at 11:59 pm.

Acting Managing Director, Mr. Clive Smith said “the closure to incoming traffic will be for a period of 14 days in the first instance and will allow passengers to depart the territory between the hours of 7:00 am and 7:00 pm until April 6, 2020. He also advised that “cargo and medical evacuation flights will be allowed to operate during this period.”

Passengers with confirmed tickets or those wishing to depart the territory during this period are asked to contact their respective airlines IMMEDIATELY for information regarding their travel.

Mr. Smith reminds the travelling public that “these measures are put in place to help prevent the introduction and/or spread of the novel coronavirus, Covid-19 in our beloved BVI”.