Tahiti Faa a International (PPT) Airport
Tahiti Faa a International PPT Airport Overview
The Airport is located in the Faa'a community, 3 miles southwest of the capital city of Papeete, on Tahiti Island, and is situated on the main road between Mahina & Punaauia.
With a long runway and about 1.2M passengers per annum, Tahiti Faa'a Internatioa Airport is served by several major international air carriers, as well as by inter-island and charter flights.
Flight connections to Bora-Bora, Raiatea & Rangiroa are available.
The Main passenger terminal at Tahiti Faa'a Airport is divided into Domestic T1 and International T2 sections; a separate small domestic Terminal is to the right, reached by walkway. Amenities & services include a post office, a bank and a foreign exchange desk- (open when international flights come in), food & drink establishments, cyber points, gift, flower and pearl shops, a duty-free shops in both arrivals & departures, and rental car and tour operator offices.
Parking options include P1 across from the Domestic & & International Terminal sections. P2 (Parking 2) is adjacent to the Domestic Terminal 2.
Getting to your destination: It's about a 3-mile trip into Papeete, reached by taxi. 'Quai des Ferries', a ferry service, is a short distance from the Airport.
Connecting flights are available to Tahiti Faa'a, Bora-Bora, Raiatea & Rangiroa.
NOTE: In March 2016 it was announced that the public hall is to be extended and redeveloped. Recently the terminal received a new restroom concept (more ergonomic and aesthetic), with baby-care facility.