Saint Barthélemy Saint Barthélemy St. Barth’s is an idyllic airport in the Caribbean. However, pilots need to get used to the challenging approach. There is no excess length to the runway: Ready for take off at St Barth’s. Rush hour at Aeroport Gustave Ill: No room for more traffic! St. Barth’s Commuter has been operating Islanders since 2012. Nose down, full flaps: Involuntary dunking in the bay at the far end of the runway is in store for pilots should they fail to touch down on time.