Aitutaki Airport

Aitutaki Airport
Aitutaki Airport.JPG
Entrance to Aitutaki Airport. Note the sign "Aitutaki International Airport", although there are no international flights.
Airport typeDomestic, public
LocationAitutaki, Cook Islands
Elevation AMSL14 ft / 4 m
Coordinates18°49′51″S 159°45′51″W / 18.83083°S 159.76417°W / -18.83083; -159.76417
WebsiteCook Islands Airports
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 1,388 4,555 Coral
14/32 1,804 5,920 Asphalt

Aitutaki Airport is the airport for Aitutaki, one of the Cook Islands (IATA: AIT, ICAO: NCAI). The airport was originally constructed by the United States and New Zealand militaries during World War II.[1] The runway was upgraded in 2004.[2]

The terminal building at Aitutaki Airport is a roof with no or few windows. There is a small convenience stall where snacks and drinks can be purchased. Resort meet-and-greet stalls are also inside the terminal. Air Rarotonga serves Aitutaki with Saab 340A and Embraer Bandeirante aircraft.

Airlines and destinations

Air Rarotonga Atiu, Rarotonga[3]


  1. ^ Chris Taylor (23 November 2017). "Aitutaki airport marks 75th year". Cook Islands News. Retrieved 16 February 2021.
  2. ^ "October opening for Aitutaki airport". Archived from the original on 4 September 2004. Retrieved 4 March 2007.
  3. ^ "Home Page".

External links

  • Media related to Aitutaki International Airport at Wikimedia Commons
  • Aitutaki Airport travel guide from Wikivoyage
  • Official website

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