Whitegrass Airport

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Whitegrass Airport
Tanna Airport
Airport typePublic
ServesTanna, Taféa, Vanuatu
LocationWhitegrass / Lénakel
Elevation AMSL19 ft / 6 m
Coordinates19°27′18″S 169°13′26″E / 19.45500°S 169.22389°E / -19.45500; 169.22389Coordinates: 19°27′18″S 169°13′26″E / 19.45500°S 169.22389°E / -19.45500; 169.22389
TAH is located in Vanuatu
Location of airport in Vanuatu
Direction Length Surface
m ft
15/33 1,230 4,035 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Whitegrass Airport[3] (IATA: TAH, ICAO: NVVW), also known as White Grass Airport or Tanna Airport, is an airport on the island Tanna, in the Taféa province in Vanuatu.[2]

It is located at Whitegrass (Vanuatu) (White Grass), 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) north of Lénakel township.[3]


The airport resides at an elevation of 19 feet (6 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 15/33 with an asphalt surface measuring 1,230 by 30 metres (4,035 ft × 98 ft).[1] The airport supports small to mid-sized turboprop aircraft only.

The airport has a small terminal building and handful of support structures at the airport.


The airport is reached by car or van and has a small parking area behind the terminal. A paved road provides access to west side of the island and to the settlement of Lowanatom to the south.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Air Vanuatu Anatom, Aniwa, Dillon's Bay, Futuna, Ipota, Port Vila
Unity Airlines Port Vila


  1. ^ a b Airport information for NVVW from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ a b Airport information for Tanna Island, Taféa, Vanuatu (NVVW / TAH) at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ a b "Whitegrass Airport". Airports Vanuatu Limited. Retrieved 18 June 2010.

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