Visitors to Christiansted, St. Croix generally arrive there in one of two ways:  by air or by boat.  If arriving by air, travelers will come by way of Christiansted's Henry E. Rohlsen Airport (STX).  This airport, although small, is a center for Caribbean air traffic and handles international flights and air craft up to the size of a Boeing 747.  Many of the planes which use this airport are private or chartered, but some larger commercial airlines use it as well, including US Air, American Airlines, and Delta.  The airport is also a hub for many smaller Caribbean commercial airlines. 

Christiansted visitors arriving by sea will generally do so either by private boat, in which case they will dock in any one of the local marinas available in the town, or by cruise ship or ferry.  Cruise ships landing at Christiansted generally allow passengers a day to explore the island on foot or by private bus.   The Virgin Islands Fast Ferry travels between St. Croix and St. Thomas several times each day.  See their website for details.