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.