Rotuma Airport

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Rotuma Airport
Map of Rotuma showing location of airstrip
Airport typePublic
OperatorAirports Fiji Limited
ServesRotuma Island, Fiji
LocationElse'e, Malhaha
Elevation AMSL42 ft / 13 m
Coordinates12°28′57″S 177°04′16″E / 12.48250°S 177.07111°E / -12.48250; 177.07111
RTA is located in Fiji
Location of airport in Fiji
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 1,494 4,902 Asphalt

Rotuma Airport (IATA: RTA, ICAO: NFNR) is an airport serving the island of Rotuma in Fiji.[1] It is located near Else'e,[1] a village in the district of Malhaha.[2] It is operated by Airports Fiji Limited.[3] An upgrade which saw Rotuma Airport’s runway sealed was opened in 2018 to allow flights on larger ATR 72-600 aircraft operated by Fiji Link replacing the smaller de Havilland Twin Otter aircraft on its service to Nadi International Airport.[4]


The airport resides at an elevation of 22 feet (7 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway which is 1,494 metres (4,902 ft) in length.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Fiji Airways operated by Fiji LinkNadi
Northern Air Nadi, Suva


  1. ^ a b c d Airport information for Elsee, Rotuma Island, Fiji (NFNR / RTA) at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ "Malhaha". Retrieved 10 June 2010.
  3. ^ "Outer Islands". Airports Fiji Limited. Retrieved 10 June 2010.
  4. ^ "$12.8 Million Runway for Rotuma Opened". Retrieved 5 July 2019.

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