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Friday, November 6, 2009

A Beach, A Banana, And A Flight From Britain: Plane Spotting In St. Lucia

Jaunted: "Whether you're heading down on the new Jetblue flight from New York-JFK like we did, or coming all the way from London-Gatwick on the direct Virgin Atlantic flight, you'll want to get a load of the air traffic that sporadically makes its way into St. Lucia's Hewanorra airport at the very southernmost tip of the island, and here's how...

Both days we were at the airport, we noticed flights arriving from the west and then, of course, taking off towards the east. If you want to watch the landings, then you'd do well to the portion of St. Jude's Highway that rounds the end of the runway in order to reach the town of Vieux Fort, which is practically cut off from the island by the airport."