Fagali'i Airport

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Fagali'i Airport
Airport typePublic
OperatorSamoa Airport Authority
Coordinates13°50′54″S 171°44′30″W / 13.84833°S 171.74167°W / -13.84833; -171.74167Coordinates: 13°50′54″S 171°44′30″W / 13.84833°S 171.74167°W / -13.84833; -171.74167
FGI is located in American Samoa
Location of the Airport in Samoa
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 670 2,198 Asphalt

Fagali'i Airport (IATA: FGI, ICAO: NSFI) is an airport located Fagali'i, Samoa.


Fagali'i Airport was previously owned and operated by Polynesian Airlines and the Samoan Government. Fagali'i airstrip - at one time a grass-only airstrip, was paved and reopened on 6 July 2002,[1] only to be de-commissioned in January 2005 due to Government and village concerns over safety and noise.

On 1 July 2009, Polynesian Airlines reopened Fagali'i airport and resumed a service that included international flights to Pago Pago, American Samoa.[2] The reopening of the airport was controversial and attracted criticism both for the safety and environmental issues with the airport's configuration and for the potential burden on local communities should the scheme fail.[3]

Airlines that have operated from the airport include:

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Talofa Airways Pago Pago, Tonga
Samoa AirwaysPago Pago


  1. ^ Polynesian Whispers 2002
  2. ^ Sagapolutele, Fili. "Polynesian to resume flying into Fagali'i airport this week". Samoa News. SamoaNews.com. Archived from the original on 6 October 2011. Retrieved 11 June 2011.
  3. ^ Samoa Observer 23 November 2008

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