What airport do you fly into Tahiti?

Faa’a International Airport
Faa’a International Airport (PPT): The Island of Tahiti’s Global Gateway. Airlines flying to The Islands of Tahiti arrive at Faa’a International Airport (PPT), located a few miles from Papeete on the main island of Tahiti.

How many airports are there in Tahiti?


City served / Location ICAO Total passengers 2016
Rimatara 9,802
Rurutu (Moerai) NTAR 20,263
Tahiti / Faa’a (Papeete) NTAA 1,243,631
Takapoto (Fakatopatere) NTGT 2,735

Does Tahiti have an international airport?

All flights arrive at Faa’a International Airport (Papeete), located near the city of Papeete on the main island of Tahiti. The airport is close and convenient to all the major hotels and resorts on Tahiti. The airport also serves the domestic airline, Air Tahiti, for further service to the other islands and atolls.

What is the best way to get to Tahiti?

The best way to get to Tahiti from the mainland of the United States is taking a non-stop flight from Los Angeles or San Francisco. From Los Angeles it will take you less than 8 hours to fly there with Air Tahiti Nui.

Is Papeete worth visiting?

The Municipal Market in Papeete is worth a visit, too, and recent visitors said it is fun to browse the local market. Filled with fresh veggies and fruits, meat and fish, flowers and artsy goods like hats and souvenirs, the market receives high praise from travelers.

Do you need a passport for Tahiti?

U.S. citizens do not require a Tourist Visa to enter Tahiti. However, a U.S. passport is required: Your U.S. passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date you plan to depart Tahiti.

Can you drink alcohol in Bora Bora?

Purchasing Alcohol In Bora Bora If you want to enjoy some drinks lounging by the pool or beach during your vacation in Bora Bora, I suggest you pack your own alcohol from home. We ended up buying wine and vodka from the duty-free at Tahiti’s airport, which was way more than what we would have paid in California.

Can I use US dollars in Tahiti?

Euros and US Dollars are not widely accepted in the islands; therefore, local currency is best. We recommend exchanging your currency at the Los Angeles International Airport, or at a bank or ATM when you arrive in Tahiti.

Is there Uber in Tahiti?

No Uber there, but you will have taxi at the airport. Outside of that, if you want to travel around Tahiti, I recommend you rent a car. You can do that from the airport too.