Boasting 26,000 square feet (2,415 square meters) of enclosed hangar space on the general aviation ramp at Cyril E. King Airport (TIST / STT) on St. Thomas, Standard Aviation is the premier aviation facility in the Virgin Islands. Within a spacious hangar, doors open to a maximum width of 240 feet (73 meters) and accommodate aircraft heights up to 28 feet (8.5 meters).
Completed and opened in July 2020, the Standard Aviation facility provides pristine housing for virtually any aircraft, both fixed and rotor wing. From freshly painted walls to shining unblemished floors, this USVI facility is an ideal location for any asset, including ultra-long-range jets. With short-term and extended rental available, Standard Aviation brings a unique offering of world-class aviation facilities to St. Thomas.
Within the spacious Standard Aviation hangar, remote-controlled TugMAXXE 5 robotic tow vehicles precisely position aircraft. An elaborate security system inclusive of in-hangar live surveillance at a multitude of angles enables aircraft owners to rest assured their assets are safe in one of the most high-tech facilities in the region. Created to prevent corrosion and withstand tropical storms or hurricanes, the hangar at Standard Aviation was built to withstand even the harshest Caribbean weather.
With an acute understanding of valuable aviation assets, the Standard Aviation team takes the utmost care of planes and helicopters within their hangar. Securely monitoring each aircraft and shielding it from harsh elements of the tropics, clientele can confidently know their assets are taken care of by a highly trained and dedicated team of aviation professionals.
Named part of the Air Elite group by World Fuel Services, Standard Aviation ranks among the top 75 FBOs in the WFS portfolio of more than 8,000 locations in 145 countries. Selected for superior facilities and unparalleled customer service, the Standard Aviation team proudly maintains the brand standards expected of the Air Elite group. Recognized as a preferred FBO of the Corporate Aircraft Association (CAA) and by National Air Transportation Association (NATA), Standard Aviation is a trusted partner of the most discerning groups of professional aviators.
An aviation powerhouse in the Virgin Islands, the massive Standard Aviation facility at TIST/STT includes operational headquarters for Breeze Air Charters and Caribbean Buzz. These are the exclusive St. Thomas-based fixed- and rotor-wing charter operators, which expedite transfers throughout the Virgin Islands and beyond.