Aitutaki Airport

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Aitutaki Airport
Aitutaki Airport.JPG
Entrance to Aitutaki Airport. Note the sign "Aitutaki International Airport", although there are no international flights.
IATA: AITICAO: NCAI
Summary
Airport type Domestic, public
Serves Aitutaki
Location Aitutaki, Cook Islands
Elevation AMSL 14 ft / 4 m
Coordinates 18°49′51″S 159°45′51″W / 18.83083°S 159.76417°W / -18.83083; -159.76417
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 1,388 4,555 Coral
14/32 1,804 5,920 Asphalt

Aitutaki Airport is an airport on Aitutaki in the Cook Islands (IATA: AITICAO: NCAI). The airport was originally constructed by the United States and New Zealand militaries during World War II. The runway recently underwent a $3.8 million upgrade.[1]

The terminal building at Aitutaki Airport is a roof with no or few windows. There is a small convenience stall where snacks and drinks can be purchased. Resort meet-and-greet stalls are also inside the terminal. This is one of the smallest airports in the Pacific Ocean.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Rarotonga Atiu, Manihiki, Penrhyn Island, Pukapuka, Rarotonga

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.cook-islands.gov.ck/view_release.php?release_id=312[dead link]

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