Health Situation (Covid-19) - Travel restrictions to Transit and travel to Sint Maarten (SXM) (update 2)
March 16 - 14h (local time) Travel restrictions to transit and travel to Sint Maarten - SXM -
Attention All Travelers: The Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) is ensuring that inbound and outbound flights via St. Maarten will be facilitated this week (March 16 - 21, 2020) to support the demand for the departing passengers. Visitors on the island that are scheduled to return home, and St. Maarten residents with the intent to return home; not excluding regional travellers that are transiting via SXM Airport to also travel back home are not restricted (Anguilla, St.Barths, Saba, St. Eustatius and other Caribbean islands). As per the executive order given by the Government of St. Maarten to minimize any chance of an epidemic outbreak, travel is restricted to St. Maarten for the coming two (2) weeks. This is for all travellers from effected areas due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) (See list - China, Singapore, Japan, Korea, EU, USA, Canada and other regions as per release) and are traveling to St.Maarten. SXM Airport hereby request that you get in contact with your airline and/or travel agency for immediate updates on the developments of the travel restrictions. The set restrictions as of March 15, 2020, may be altered based on developing events and the protocol set by the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) of St.Maarten. Following our internal stakeholders meeting on Monday, March 16, 2020, (concludes at 12:00 pm) we will ensure to announce further details of the developments regarding the travel restrictions from St. Maarten. Furthermore, the SXM Airport is operational. Respectfully, Management Board of SXM Airport
March 15 - 15h (local time) Travel restrictions to transit and travel to Sint Maarten - SXM -
Effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020, all international flights originating from the United States of America, Europe and the United Kingdom to Sint Maarten are cancelled for a period of two weeks. These travel restrictions do not apply for regional flights at this time. Travel within the Dutch Caribbean – Saba, St. Eustatius, Bonaire, Aruba, and Curacao remains in place until further notice.
March 11 - 00h (local time) Travel restrictions to transit and travel to Sint Maarten - SXM -
The Government of Sint Maarten issued the following travel restrictions : Passengers who in the last 21 days have visited the cities/countries of China (People's Rep), Hong Kong, Iran, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Germany and Spain are not allowed to transit or enter Sint Marteen.