List of airports in Kiribati

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This is a list of airports in Kiribati, sorted by location.

Kiribati, officially the Republic of Kiribati, is an island nation located in the central tropical Pacific Ocean. It is composed of 32 atolls and one raised coral island, dispersed over 3,500,000 square kilometres (1,400,000 sq mi) straddling the equator, and bordering the International Date Line to the east.


Kiribati has 23 airports, of which 21 are recognized by IATA and/or ICAO. Of these, two are international airports and 16 provide scheduled domestic airline service.

Atoll/Island Island group ICAO IATA Airport name # of airlines # of destinations
International airports (foreign destinations)
Kiritimati Line Islands PLCH CXI Cassidy International Airport 1 2 (2 int.)
Tarawa Gilbert Islands NGTA TRW Bonriki International Airport 4 17 (4 int.) (of which 5 in only one direction)
Domestic airports featuring scheduled services
Abaiang Gilbert Islands NGAB ABF Abaiang Atoll Airport 2 2
Abemama Gilbert Islands NGTB AEA Abemama Atoll Airport 2 2 (of which 1 in only one direction)
Aranuka Gilbert Islands NGUK AAK Aranuka Airport 2 2 (of which 1 in only one direction)
Arorae Gilbert Islands NGTR AIS Arorae Island Airport 2 3 (of which 2 in only one direction)
Beru Island Gilbert Islands NGBR BEZ Beru Island Airport 2 2
Butaritari Gilbert Islands NGTU BBG Butaritari Atoll Airport 2 3 (of which 1 in only one direction)
Kuria Gilbert Islands NGKT KUC Kuria Airport 2 2
Maiana Gilbert Islands NGMA MNK Maiana Airport 2 1
Makin Gilbert Islands NGMN MTK Makin Airport 2 1
Marakei Gilbert Islands NGMK MZK Marakei Airport 2 3 (of which 1 in only one direction)
Nikunau Gilbert Islands NGNU NIG Nikunau Airport 2 1
Nonouti Gilbert Islands NGTO NON Nonouti Airport 2 2
Onotoa Gilbert Islands NGON OOT Onotoa Airport 2 1
Tabiteuea Gilbert Islands NGTE TBF Tabiteuea North Airport 2 6 (of which 2 in only one direction)
Tabiteuea Gilbert Islands NGTS TSU Tabiteuea South Airport 2 2
Tamana Gilbert Islands NGTM TMN Tamana Airport 2 2 (1 per direction)
Airports lacking scheduled services
Kanton Island Phoenix Islands PCIS CIS Canton Island Airport
Kiritimati Line Islands Aeon Airfield
Tabuaeran Line Islands PLFA TNV Tabuaeran Island Airport
Tarawa Gilbert Islands Hawkins Field
Teraina Line Islands TNQ Teraina Airfield

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