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User currently offlineMirrodie From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 7443 posts, RR: 62
Posted (6 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 4491 times:
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I was wondering if anyone here has a more current sense of what the daily schedule is into St. Maarten.

This site provides 2007 figures. But I wondering if 2008 is much different?

http://www.pjiae.com/main.html

We'll be heading there this month. Last I recall, Saturdays and Tuesdays were the best days to be out there at Maho due to more varied equipment. Does that still hold true?


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User currently offlineMadameConcorde From San Marino, joined Feb 2007, 10864 posts, RR: 38
Reply 1, posted (6 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 4423 times:

I hope you will bring us back a trip report with lots of great passes over Maho Beach.
Have a great time!!



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User currently offlineJumboJet From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1159 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (6 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 4098 times:

I will be at SXM June 20th to June 23rd and earlier this week I did research on what airlines are flying into SXM, included are airline, type of aircraft and time of arrival. It is not all inclusive. Here is the schedule (minus prop service) into SXM for those dates.

June 20th

DL B757 2:10
KLM MD11 5:15
USAir A320 3:34
AA B757 3:20
Jetblue A320 2:37
Airfrance A340 1:40


June 21

AF A340 1:40
DL B757 2:10
USAir various 1:26, 1:49, 3:34, 3:52
AA B757 1:25, 2:25, 3:20
Spirit A320 1:50
Jetblue A320 2:37
Cont B737 11:51
UAL A320 1:35




June 22

KLM MD11 5:15
AirFrance A340 1:40
Corsair B747 2:35
Delta B757 2:10
USAir A320 3:34
AA B757 1:25, 2:25, 3:20
B6 A320 2:37
Cont B737 11:51

[Edited 2008-05-03 16:27:09]

[Edited 2008-05-03 16:28:09]

User currently offlinePlanesarecool From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2001, 4119 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (6 years 2 months 1 week 5 days ago) and read 3763 times:

If you like the widebodies, then Sunday would probably be the best bet. Arkefly, Corsairfly, KLM and Air France all fly to SXM from Europe on Sunday. I believe it's the only day you'll see all four there.

User currently offlineAA1818 From Trinidad and Tobago, joined Feb 2006, 3429 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (6 years 2 months 1 week 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3721 times:

From what I remember, Caribbean Airlines fly into SXM on Mon, Wed and Sat with a 737-800 in perhaps the best livery in the Caribbean! hehehe (No bias on my part). I think LI has at least one daily flight into SXM with a Dash 8-300.
Hope that helps.

Enjoy your trip!

AA1818



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User currently offlineA388 From Netherlands Antilles, joined May 2001, 9695 posts, RR: 11
Reply 5, posted (6 years 2 months 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 3572 times:

Flightstats.com also gives you a decent overview of airline schedules. I did a Caribbean benchmark for a few Caribbean airports when it comes down to aircraft movement/number of flights and SXM came out in the top list. I compared CUR, AUA, BGI, POS, ANU, GCM, PTP, MBJ, and SXM. POS, CUR, PTP and SXM came out on top with most flights/aircraft movements but this also includes the intra-island flights of which POS, SXM, PTP and CUR have a lot of. This is also in part due to the fact that these islands have their own airlines.

I compare the flightstats.com schedules on a daily basis with the CUR airport website schedule and it has been accurate for 99 percent of the time so flightstats.com in my opinion is pretty reliable. I suggest you have a look on the schedules at flightstats.com.

A388


User currently offlineConcordeBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (6 years 2 months 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 3415 times:

Also, any word on when the alleged displaced threshold is to go into effect?

...i.e., the countdown until the end of the Good Ol' Days?  Sad


User currently offlineDispatchguy From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 1249 posts, RR: 2
Reply 7, posted (6 years 2 months 1 week 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 3262 times:



Quoting ConcordeBoy (Reply 6):
Also, any word on when the alleged displaced threshold is to go into effect?

I didnt know there was going to be a displaced threshold there. In all honesty, I think it is a good thing, for you wont have the possibility of the airfield fence taken down by a wheel or two  Wink

The approach into SXM is a nonprecision approach, which means it is the flying pilot's eyeballs which are the judge for vertical guidance - no glideslope on final approach (there might be a VASI, but I dont think so). I dispatched in and out of there a while ago, and I cant recall.



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User currently offlineLIA310 From Trinidad and Tobago, joined Mar 2008, 407 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (6 years 2 months 1 week 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 2779 times:



Quoting AA1818 (Reply 4):

LI has many more than one daily flight into SXM. The have flights to ANU(4 daily), SKB(3 daily), STT(2 daily), STX(1 Daily) and EIS(2 daily)


User currently offlineMirrodie From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 7443 posts, RR: 62
Reply 9, posted (6 years 2 months 1 week 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 2387 times:
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I have heard about that displaced threshold for some time now but it doesnt seem to have any concrete time that it will go into effect.

Thanks for the info thus far.



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User currently offlineMirrodie From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 7443 posts, RR: 62
Reply 10, posted (6 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 1715 times:
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A huge thanks to Brian who emailed me an extensive daily list! WOW!

Will probably shoot there on mornings and afternoons poolside.

Look out for us there next week  Wink



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User currently offlineA388 From Netherlands Antilles, joined May 2001, 9695 posts, RR: 11
Reply 11, posted (6 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 1672 times:



Quoting Mirrodie (Reply 10):
A huge thanks to Brian who emailed me an extensive daily list! WOW!

I would like to have that extensive daily list too. Can you (or Brian) send it to me? Just send me an email via my profile and I will reply back so you have my email address.

Best regards,

A388


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