Fitiuta Airport

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Fitiuta Airport
IATA: FTIICAO: NSFQFAA LID: FAQ
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Government of American Samoa
Location Fitiuta, American Samoa
Elevation AMSL 110 ft / 34 m
Coordinates 14°12′58″S 169°25′25″W / 14.21611°S 169.42361°W / -14.21611; -169.42361Coordinates: 14°12′58″S 169°25′25″W / 14.21611°S 169.42361°W / -14.21611; -169.42361
Map
FTI is located in American Samoa
FTI
FTI
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 3,200 975 Concrete
Statistics (2002)
Aircraft operations 2,832

Fitiuta Airport (IATA: FTIICAO: NSFQFAA LID: FAQ) is a public airport located in Fiti‘uta, a village on the island of Ta‘ū in American Samoa, an unincorporated territory of the United States. Fitiuta Airport replaces Tau Airport previously located in the village of Tau. Tau Airport was officially deactivated after the construction and activation of Fitiuta Airport. The airport is owned by Government of American Samoa.[1]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Fitiuta Airport is assigned FAQ by the FAA and FTI by the IATA (which assigned FAQ to Frieda River Airport in Papua New Guinea). The airport's ICAO identifier is NSFQ. [2] [3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Fitiuta Airport has one paved runway designated 12/30 which measures 3,200 x 75 ft. (975 x 23 m). For 12-month period ending December 31, 2002, the airport had 2,832 aircraft operations, an average of 7 per day, 100% of which were air taxi flights.[1] Fitiuta airport also has a fully functioning fire-crash station (activated in 2011), lighted runway and operates as a Part 139 airport.

Inter Island Airways is the only air carrier operating flights to Fitiuta Airport from Pago Pago International Airport.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Inter Island Airways Pago Pago

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for FAQ (Form 5010 PDF), retrieved 2007-03-15
  2. ^ Great Circle Mapper: NSFQ - Fitiuta, American Samoa
  3. ^ Aviation Safety Network: FAQ - Frieda River, Papua New Guinea

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