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Beef Island
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Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport
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The location of Beef Island within the British Virgin Islands
Location Caribbean Sea
Coordinates 18°27′N 64°32′W / 18.450°N 64.533°W / 18.450; -64.533
Archipelago Virgin Islands
British Overseas Territory British Virgin Islands
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Time zone
ISO code VG

Beef Island is an island in the British Virgin Islands. It is located to the east of Tortola, and the two islands are connected by the Queen Elizabeth Bridge. Beef Island is the site of the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport (IATA code EIS), the main commercial airport that serves Tortola and the rest of the British Virgin Islands.

Trellis Bay is a short walk east of the airport. Trellis Bay is a small town, with a market, a restaurant, a coffee shop, local craftshops and a beach. Long Bay is west of the airport.

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