Papeete, Tahiti

Faa’a International Airport (PPT) is the strategic gateway to the South Pacific and our home base on the island of Tahiti. Air Tahiti Nui operates from the International Terminal Building. For transfers to inter-island flights, Air Tahiti operates from the same terminal and Air Moorea operates from a separate terminal located within a short walking distance from the Air Tahiti Nui arrival area.
Note: Faa'a Airport is not a 24 hour operation. If you are connecting to an early morning departure flight, it is the normal requirement that you collect your checked baggage and clear customs/immigration formalities before checking in for your onward flight. International check-in opens 3 hours prior to departure.

Papeete Airport - PPT
Check-In Counter Check-In Counter Hours of Operation
International Terminal

Opens: 3 hours Prior to Departure

Closes: 1 hour Prior to Departure

Recommended Check-In Time Baggage Service

International: 3 hours
1.5 hours

Phone: (689) 86-42-21 OR 86-60-92
Recommended Connection Times Web Site
International to Inter-island: 1.5 hours
Inter-Island to International:
1.5 hours
(French Language)

Luggage Storage Information

Aéroport de Tahiti (Tahiti Airport - ADT) offers a baggage storage facility at Tahiti-Faa'a Airport.

It is located in the main concourse, halfway between the international departures and arrivals areas.

Opening Hours
Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat: 6am to midday / 1:30pm to 10pm
Thu: 6am to midday / 1:30pm to 11pm
Sun: 6am to midday / 1:30pm to 6pm

Large suitcase or box - XPF950/8 Euros for 24 hours.
Mastercard and Visa accepted.

For rates, schedule or more info call +689 86 60 08


Important Accessibility Notification
There are no jet ways in Papeete. Passenger must be able to walk up and down 30 steps to exit and to board the aircraft. If special arrangements are required, please notify Air Tahiti Nui or your travel arranger upon booking and then again prior to departure to and from Tahiti.


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