Bora Bora Airport

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Bora Bora Airport
Aéroport de Bora Bora
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IATA: BOBICAO: NTTB
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator SETIL - Aéroports
Serves Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Location Motu Mute
Elevation AMSL 11 ft / 3 m
Coordinates 16°26′37″S 151°45′09″W / 16.44361°S 151.75250°W / -16.44361; -151.75250
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
11/29 1,500 4,921 Asphalt
17/35 914 3,000 Coral
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft Movements 6,279
Passengers 254,967
Data: French AIP.,[1] Statistics: official site.[2]

Bora Bora Airport (IATA: BOBICAO: NTTB), also known as Motu Mute Airport, is an airport serving the island of Bora Bora in French Polynesia. It is located on the islet of Motu Mute.[1]

The airport was opened in 1943, during World War II. Commercial service became available in 1958 after the runway was reconstructed. It is built on an island (the Polynesian word for which is "motu") located in a lagoon. A boat transfer is necessary to get to the main island of Bora Bora.[3]

People from Vaitape usually come to this airport to travel.

an Air Tahti ATR72 boarding at Bora Bora Airport

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Tahiti Fakarava, Huahine, Manihi, Maupiti, Moorea, Raiatea, Pape'ete, Rangiroa, Tikehau

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b NTTB – Bora Bora Motu Mute (PDF). AIP from French Service d'information aéronautique, effective 18 Sep 2014.
  2. ^ Movements & passengers
  3. ^ Bora Bora Airport at SETIL Aéroports

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