VI Port Authority Announces Port Operations Updates Due to the Impact of Tropical Storm Laura

August 22, 2020 | 9:53 AM AST

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) has provided the following update on airport and seaport operations as inclement weather caused by Tropical Storm Laura impacts the U.S. Virgin Islands:

  • Airports are open and operating as normal today, August 22.  United Airlines has canceled its flight to St. Thomas today.  Travelers are encouraged to contact their airlines directly for flight information before arriving at the airport.
  • Seaports territory-wide have been closed by the U.S. Coast Guard and are expected to remain closed until tomorrow, August 23.

VIPA encourages the public to follow the V.I. Territorial Emergency Management Agency on Facebook for updates at, or follow VIPA’s page at