Photo description: Kijkje in de cockpit van een klein vliegtuig bij een vlucht in de buurt van Bonaire.

How many tourists arrive by air in the Caribbean Netherlands?

In 2022, altogether 183.7 thousand tourists flew to the islands of the Caribbean Netherlands. The number of tourist arrivals by air on Bonaire rose by 55.6 percent relative to the previous year and exceeded the level of 2019, the last year before the coronavirus crisis. Inbound tourism by air on Saba and St Eustatius recovered partially but was not yet back at its pre-pandemic level.

This infographic shows how many people visited Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba by plane, in 2019 and in 2022. Bonaire had 384 thousand visitors by plane in 2019 and 432 thousand in 2022. Saba had 31 thousand visitors by plane in 2019 and 21 thousand in 2022. St Eustatius had 42 thousand visitors by plane in 2019 and 23 thousand in 2022.