Tahiti Faa'a International Airport PPT
is the only international airport servicing French Polynesia and is managed ADT. The medium-sized and uncrowded airport was built on reclaimed land on the coral reef, just off-shore of the island of Tahiti. Its major activity is limited to two or more international flights arriving and departing simultaneously, in which case passengers will have to scramble for available seating.
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.
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.