Airspace Guide

 

San Juan CERAP has a diverse amount of airports across multiple islands. If you’re unsure of who you should make your first contact with when departing, you can find a list below.

Airports
Who Do I Contact?
San Juan/Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (TJSJ/SJU)
St. Thomas/Cyril E King Airport (TIST/STT)
Isla Grande/Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport (TJIG/SIG)
St. Croix/Henry E Rohlsen Airport (TISX/STX)
Beef Island/Terrance B Lettsome Airport (TUPJ)
Approach: San Juan Approach
Center: San Juan Center

Princess Juliana International Airport (TNCM/SXM)
Anguilla Airport (TQPF/AXA)
Grand Case (TFFG/CCE)
St. Barthelemy (TFFJ/SBH)
Approach: Juliana Approach
Center: San Juan Center

Aguadilla/Borinquen/Rafael Hernandez Airport (TJBQ/BQN)
Mayaguez/Eugenio Maria de Hostos Airport (TJMZ/MAZ)
Ponce/Mercedita Airport (TJPS/PSE)
Approach: San Juan Center
Center: San Juan Center

St. Maarten/Princess Juliana International Airport

The Princess Juliana International Airport & Juliana Approach Control is actually under the jurisdiction of San Juan Center. If you don’t see a Juliana controller online, contact San Juan Center!


St. Thomas/Cyril E King Airport

The St. Thomas Cyril E King Airport is a Class C airport just like San Juan, and under the jurisdiction of San Juan Approach. If you don’t see a St. Thomas controller online, contact San Juan Approach or San Juan Center!


San Juan/Luis Munoz Marin International Airport

The San Juan Luis Munoz Marin International Airport actually has three different VFR transitions to help VFR pilots transition directly across the San Juan Class C airspace? You can find the document with detailed information here.

San Juan Approach provides top down services to San Juan, Isla Grande, St. Thomas, St. Croix, and Beef Island when combined. San Juan Approach is responsible for all the airspace within its lateral boundaries and vertically between the Surface and 10,000′. When San Juan Approach is running split sector operations, you can find which airports and which STARs each sector serves below, as well as an outline of their sector in the map above.

Sector Name
Frequency
Primary Airports in Sector
STARs
San Juan 1 Approach (Primary) 119.4

Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (TJSJ/SJU)
Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport (TJIG/SIG)

BEANO
SAALR
JOSHE
 San Juan 7 Approach  132.250  Cyril E King Airport (TIST/STT)  CHAKA
 San Juan 5 Approach  120.9    
 San Juan 3 Approach  128.650 Henry E Rohlsen Airport (TISX/STX)
Terrance B Lettsome Airport (TUPJ)
TROCO
 San Juan 9 Approach  124.6 Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (TJSJ/SJU)
Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport (TJIG/SIG)
 

San Juan Center provides top down services to all airports when combined. When San Juan Center is running split sector operations, you can find which airports and which STARs each sector serves below, as well as an outline of their sector in the map above.

Sector Name
Frequency
Primary Airports in Sector
STARs
San Juan 2 Center (Primary) 118.15

Cyril E King Airport (TIST/STT)
Princess Juliana International Airport (TNCM/SXM)
Henry E Rohlsen Airport (TISX/STX)
Anguilla Airport (TQPF/AXA)
Grand Case (TFFG/CCE)
St. Barthelemy (TFFJ/SBH)
Terrance B Lettsome Airport (TUPJ)

CHAKA
TROCO
ULUBA
 San Juan 6 Center  135.7   BEANO
 San Juan 4 Center  125.0   SAALR
 San Juan 8 Center  118.75 Rafael Hernandez Airport (TJBQ/BQN)
Eugenio Maria de Hostos Airport (TJMZ/MAZ)
Mercedita Airport (TJPS/PSE)
JOSHE

Airspace Classes General Overview

Class A: All operations must be conducted under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) or Special visual flight rules (SVFR) and are subject to ATC clearance. All flights are separated from each other by ATC.


Class B: Operations may be conducted under IFR, SVFR, or Visual flight rules (VFR). All aircraft are subject to ATC clearance. All flights are separated from each other by ATC.


Class C: Operations may be conducted under IFR, SVFR, or VFR. All flights are subject to ATC clearance. Aircraft operating under IFR and SVFR are separated from each other and from flights operating under VFR. Flights operating under VFR are given traffic information in respect of other VFR flights.


Class D: Operations may be conducted under IFR, SVFR, or VFR. All flights are subject to ATC clearance. Aircraft operating under IFR and SVFR are separated from each other, and are given traffic information in respect of VFR flights. Flights operating under VFR are given traffic information in respect of all other flights.


Class E: Operations may be conducted under IFR, SVFR, or VFR. Aircraft operating under IFR and SVFR are separated from each other, and are subject to ATC clearance. Flights under VFR are not subject to ATC clearance. As far as is practical, traffic information is given to all flights in respect of VFR flights.


Class G: Operations may be conducted under IFR or VFR. ATC separation is not provided. Traffic Information may be given as far as is practical in respect of other flights.


 


 

San Juan CERAP Airports & Classes

Class C Airports:

TJSJ (SJU) – Luis Muñoz Marin International


TNCM (SXM) – Princess Juliana International Airport


TIST (STT) – Cyril E. King International Airport

Class D Airports:

TJBQ (BQN) – Rafael Hernandez Airport


TJIG (SIG) – Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport


TISX (STX) – Henry E Rohlsen Airport


TUPJ (EIS) – Terrance B Lettsome International


TQPF (AXA) – Wallblake Airport

Class E Airports:

TJMZ (MAZ) – Eugenio Maria de Hostos Airport


TJPS (PSE) – Mercedita Airport


TFFG (CCE) – Grand Case Airport


TFFJ (SBH) – St Barthelemy I Airport

Class G Airports:

ABO – Antonio/Nery/Juarbe Pol Airport


X63 – Humacao Airport


TJFA (FJA) – Diejo Jimenez Torres Airport


TJRV – Jose Aponte de la Torre Airport


TJCP (CPX) – Benjamin Rivera Noriega Airport


TJVQ (VQS) – Antonio Rivera Rodriguez Airport


TUPA (NGD) – Anegada Airport


TNCS – Juancho Yrausquin Airport


TNCE – F. D. Roosvelt Airport