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657 Logged Dives

Airport Caves

The Airport Caves dive site is located about 10 to 15 minutes from the main dock on Utila. It is located on the east side of the Island in front of what used to the old airstrip.

Commonly found here are garden eels, stingrays and pipefish. On the reef you will find a variety of fish like barracuda, black durgeon, and angelfish.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

This data is provided from the logbook information in the MySSI app

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Drift Diving
  • Night Dive
  • Cavern/Cave

Level

  • Beginner

Programs

  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate

Maximum Depth

  • 18m

Visibility

  • 24m
This data is provided by divers logging their dives in the mySSI App
Wildlife Diversity
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Fishes
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Barracuda
Wrasse
Conger eel
Frogfish
Parrotfish
Porcupine Fish
Trumpetfish
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Fishes
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Barracuda
Wrasse
Conger eel
Frogfish
Parrotfish
Porcupine Fish
Trumpetfish

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