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Stella Maris Resort is ideal for private pilots who like the freedom of flying their own plane and avoiding the hassle of commercial airports. You can enjoy cruising over the gorgeous waters and scenic landscape of the Bahamas as you make your way to us. The resort is less than a mile from Stella Maris International Airport where you can safely fly into and start your out island vacation. We are a great place for pilots who are passing through, are island hopping, for group adventure or are on a family vacation.

Come and discover the beauty of our magnificent ocean setting with sparkling seas and crystal clear skies!

Pilot Briefing:

Stella Maris International Airport (MYLS) is an airport of entry with Bahamas Customs and Immigration, has a 4000′ paved runway, and is a Fixed Base Operation (FBO) managed by Hawkline with services including Av-Gas and Jet-A. The airport has a courtesy phone for flight briefing, Florida Customs, etc. The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation has information available to help you plan your flight. Here is the checklists to fly to and from the Bahamas and the United States:  Fly from The United States to The Bahamas,  Fly from The Bahamas back to the United States.

eAPIS Requirements:

The Department of Homeland Security requires all pilots of private aircraft to electronically submit a passenger/crew manifest to the United States Customs and Border Protection for all flights departing and entering the U.S. This manifest must be submitted before private aircraft can enter the U.S.

Internet access is readily available at the resort and we are happy to assist you. We have included several helpful links for understanding and accessing eAPIS (see pilot links below).

Other Helpful Information:
Government Airport:  non-towered, airport of entry
Location:  23 degrees 35’N 75 degrees 16’W
Field Elevation:  10’ AMSL
Runways:  13/31 4,000’ x 75 paved plus shoulders
Traffic Pattern Altitude:  1,000’
Time Zone:  Eastern
Unicom Frequency:  122.8
NDB Frequency:  526 “ZLS” (on field)
Fuel Prices:  posted on AirNav.com (enter Airport Code MYLS)
FBO Services Available:  parking, Av-Gas, weather update, etc. Stella Maris Resort guests receive discounted landing and parking fees.

Pilot Links: