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.
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 the airport for Aitutaki one of 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 was upgraded in 2004.[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. Air Rarotonga serves Aitutaki with Saab 340A and Embraer Banderainte aircraft.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20040904124321/http://www.cook-islands.gov.ck/view_release.php?release_id=312. Archived from the original on 4 September 2004. Retrieved 4 March 2007.  Missing or empty |title= (help)

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