|IATA: RAB – ICAO: AYTK
|Location||Rabaul, Papua-New Guinea|
|Elevation AMSL||32 ft / 10 m|
Rabaul Airport, also called Tokua Airport, (IATA: RAB, ICAO: AYTK) is an airport serving Kokopo and Rabaul, the current and former capitals of East New Britain Province on New Britain island in Papua New Guinea.
Prior to the 1994 volcanic eruption that destroyed the town of Rabaul, the airport was located at the foot of Tavurvur volcano, near Matupit island. The airport was destroyed by the eruption, and subsequently the new airport was built and opened at Tokua, on the opposite side of the Rabaul caldera. The former airport was located at .
A volcano eruption closed the airport for a day in 2006.
Airlines and destinations
|Air Niugini||Buka, Cairns, Hoskins, Kavieng, Port Moresby|
- Airport information for AYTK from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
- Airport information for RAB at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
- Airport information for AYRB at Great Circle Mapper.
- "Rabaul's airport reopens after eruption". ABC News. October 11, 2006.