The international airport of Tahiti-Faa’a, built on the lagoon, is situated 5 km west of Papeete, close to the big hotels.
© Philippe BACCHET
The domestic terminal of Air Tahiti is also within the air terminal, as are the airline check-in desks, an information point, car-hire companies, shops, telephones, an ATM machine, a bureau de change (open from 7.45 am to 3.30 pm during the week and one hour before international departures), a post office (open from 6 am to 10.30 am and from 12 noon to 2 pm during the week and from 6 am to 9 am on Saturdays), and taxis.
You can eat at the snack bar on the ground floor of the building or in the restaurant “La rose des vents” on the first floor. Near the airport there is a fare (traditional Tahitian house) where you can find craftspeople offering you necklaces made of flowers or shells.
To find out more about flight timetables and airport services (customs, left luggage, parking, shops, duty-free, etc.), visit the website: www.tahiti-aeroport.pf
|Opening hours||Open at||Close at|
|Sunday & National holidays||5:00||0:30|
|Hours adapted to flight arrivals and departures|
|Piece concept for 24 hours|
|Small case (vanity,…)||395 XPF||3.5 €|
|Mid-size suitcase||640 XPF||5.5 €|
|Large suitcase or box||950 XPF||8.0 €|
|Surfboard||1,100 XPF||9.0 €|
|One cover-several surfboards||1,600 XPF||13.5 €|
|Surfboards>2 meters||2,200 XPF||18.5 €|
|Windsurf board||2,700 XPF||22.5 €|
|1/Currency accepted : EU/AUD/NZD/USD/XPF|
|2/Credit cards: Visa & Mastercard|
|Tel: +689 86 60 08|