Where is St. Kitts and Nevis and how do I get there?

St. Kitts and Nevis are located in the northern part of the Leeward Islands in the eastern Caribbean. St. Kitts is 23 miles long and 5 miles wide (at its widest point) encompassing an area of 68 miles and Nevis, the smaller island, lies to the south of St. Kitts and is approximately 7 miles in length and 5 miles wide.

The unspoilt islands are positioned approximately forty miles west of Antigua in the eastern Caribbean. The English speaking country features historic buildings, notable sites and a varied landscape. The population of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis is 53,000. Largely undisturbed, the islands boast pristine coral reefs, long stretches of white sandy beaches and lush green rainforests.

Flying to St. Kitts and Nevis

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis are easily accessible, served with direct flights from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada (seasonal) and many inter-island connecting flights - for example from Antigua, Barbados, and St. Lucia. There are a number of international scheduled and charter carriers serving the islands.

The official name of the international airport on St. Kitts is the Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport. Renovated in 1998, it is considered to be one of the best mid-sized airports in the Caribbean. Modern and sttractive, the airport features spacious arrival and departure lounges, VIP suites, retail stores, restaurants, snack bars and gift shops.

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