Faa'a International Airport

Last updated: Wednesday, October 4, 2023


Faa'a International Airport is a large airport located in Papeete, French Polynesia. It serves Papeete and the surrounding areas.

It operates scheduled services and is identified by the IATA code PPT.

Faa'a International Airport is situated in the continent of Oceania, specifically in the country of French Polynesia, with latitude -17.553699 and longitude -149.606995.

It has an elevation of 1.52 meters (5 ft) and is identified by the GPS code NTAA.

Phone+689 40 86 60 61
Elevation1.52 m (5 ft)
AddressC9RR+56W, Fa'a'ā, French Polynesia
WebsiteFaa'a International Airport
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Airport address

Faa'a International Airport

C9RR+56W, Fa'a'ā, French Polynesia

Which country is Faa'a International Airport?

Faa'a International Airport is situated in Papeete, which is in French Polynesia, a country located on the continent of Oceania.

How do I get from Faa'a International Airport to city centre?

To get from Faa'a International Airport to the city center, you have a few options:

  1. Taxi: Taxis are readily available outside the airport terminal. You can simply queue up and take a taxi to the city center. Make sure to negotiate the fare before getting in the taxi.

  2. Airport Shuttle: There are airport shuttle services that operate between the airport and the city center. These shuttles usually have fixed schedules and drop-off points at major hotels or central locations. You can inquire about the shuttle service at the airport information desk.

  3. Public Bus: The public bus system in Tahiti is called "Le Truck." You can find the bus stop outside the airport terminal. Look for buses heading towards Papeete, the capital city. The bus fare is relatively inexpensive, but the schedule may not be as frequent as other options.

  4. Rental Car: If you prefer to have your own transportation, you can rent a car from one of the car rental agencies at the airport. This option gives you more flexibility to explore the island at your own pace.

It's recommended to check the availability and schedules of these transportation options in advance to ensure a smooth journey from the airport to the city center.

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Most common questions

Below are quick answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Faa'a International Airport.

  1. What is the location of Faa'a International Airport? Faa'a International Airport is located on the island of Tahiti in French Polynesia. It is situated in the commune of Faa'a, approximately 5 kilometers southwest of the capital city, Papeete.

  2. How many terminals does Faa'a International Airport have? Faa'a International Airport has a single terminal building that serves both domestic and international flights. The terminal is well-equipped with various facilities, including shops, restaurants, and duty-free stores, to cater to the needs of travelers.

  3. What airlines operate at Faa'a International Airport? Several international and domestic airlines operate at Faa'a International Airport. Some of the major airlines serving the airport include Air Tahiti Nui, Air France, Hawaiian Airlines, Air New Zealand, and Qantas. These airlines offer connections to various destinations, including North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and other islands in French Polynesia.