Cyril E. King Airport Curbside - St Thomas USVI - 2012
Cyril King Airport, STT, is the busiest airport in the US Virgin Islands. It was formally known as Harry S. Truman International Airport until it was renamed in 1984 to honor the second governor of the USVI. The current terminal opened in 1990. It has 11 gates and a 7,000 foot runway. Major operators here include Air Canada, American, American Eagle, Cape Air, Continental, Delta, JetBlue, LIAT, Spirit, Sun Country, USAirways, and WestJet.
The airport is known was notoriously known for the April 27, 1967 crash of American Airlines flight 625 which ran off the end of the runway, killing 37 of the 88 on board the aircraft. Following the crash, American Airlines suspended jet service to the airport, using propliners until the runway was rebuilt to its present length.