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Fiji Nadi International Airport

Nadi International Airport is the main international airport for the Republic of Fiji as well as an important regional hub for the South Pacific islands, located by the coast on the western side of the main island Viti Levu. It is the main hub of Fiji Airways and its domestic and regional subsidiary Fiji Link. The airport is 10 km from the city of Nadi and 20 km from the city of Lautoka. In 2014, it handled 1,984,898 passengers on international and domestic flights.[1] It handles about 96% of international visitors to Fiji, of which are 85% tourists. Despite being Fiji's main airport, it is quite far away, about 192 kilometers (119 mi) northwest of the country's capital Suva and its airport, Nausori International Airport.

Nadi International Airport is Fiji’s main airport and gateway which handles 96 percent (96%) of total annual international passengers and 30 international scheduled flights on a daily basis.

There are also charter fixed-wing and helicopter air services operating through private operators providing flight services to the Fiji Island group

 

Airport Location
CountryFijiLatitude-17.77375
Province / DistrictWestern DivisionLongitude177.4285
Town or City (Closest)NadiElevation (ft and m)8 meters
Airfield NameNadi International AirportIATA and ICAO CodesIATA: NAN; ICAO: NFFN
Open From (hours)24:00Open To (hours)00:00


Airport Picture

 

Description of and Contacts of Key Companies 

4.4 Fiji Airport Company Contact List

Information on some aviation service providers can be found at Website of Airfreight on Fiji  

Runways

Runway #1

Runway Dimensions

3,273 m x 46 m

Orientation

02/20

Surface

Asphalt

Runway #2

Runway Dimensions

2,136 m x 46 m

Orientation

09/27

Surface

Asphalt

For additional information on runways, please select the following document:

Fiji Islands Navi Airport Additional Information

Helicopter Pad

Helipad #1

Present (Yes / No)

Yes

Largest helicopter that can land

All

Width and Length (meters)

Airport apron

Surface

Asphalt

 

Airport Infrastructure Details

Customs

Yes

JET A-1 fuel

Yes

Immigration

Yes

AVGAS 100

Yes

Terminal Building

Yes

Single Point Refueling

Yes

Passenger Terminal

Yes

Air Starter Units

Yes

Cargo terminal

Yes

Ground Power (mobile)

Yes

Pax transport to airfield

Yes

Ground Handling Services

Yes

 

Control Tower

Yes

Latrine Servicing

Yes

Weather Facilities

Yes

Fire Fighting Category (ICAO)

Yes

Catering Services

Yes

De-icing Equipment

No

Base Operating Room

Yes

Parking Ramp Lighting

Yes

Airport Radar

Yes

Approach & Runway Lights

Yes

NDB

Yes

VOR

Yes

ILS

Yes

 

 

Passenger and Cargo Performance Indicator

96% of all visitors to Fiji enter via Nadi Airport, 80% of these visitors are tourists and approximately 24 international scheduled flights a day.

Performance for 2014

Annual Figures

Monthly*

Daily*

Total aircraft Landings

91,690

7640

246

Total passengers

2,398,000

199833

6661


*Monthly and daily figures derived from annual figures.

   


Airport Operating Details

Operating Details
Maximum sized aircraft which can be offloaded on bulk cargo:A380
Maximum sized aircraft that can be offloaded on palletA380
Total aircraft parking area (m²)80K
Storage Area (mt)2,500Cubic Meters (m³)n/a
Cargo Handling Equipment Available (Yes / No)

Yes (4 x Forklifts)

including elevators and automatic containers management system

If "Yes" specify below

 

Elevators / Hi Loaders (Yes / No)YesMax Capacity (mt)7
Can elevators / hi loaders reach the upper level of a B747 (Yes / No)Yes
Loading Ramps (Yes / No)Yes

Storage Facilities

Air Terminal Services is responsible for all import, export, and transshipment of cargo at Nadi International Airport

  • A 15,000 square foot freight terminal facility and a fully integrated material handling system are set aside to cope with air cargo and mail which are processed daily.
  • Its facilities also include a 12-ton weighbridge and ULD transfer vehicle.
  • With the installation of two cooler and two freezer rooms capable of holding up to LD9 units, perishable goods can be safely and securely stored.

Airfield Cost

International Landing fee

 

 

Cost per MCTOW

Tonnage

 

1 Jan 2012- 31 Dec 2012

1 Jan 2012- 31 Dec 2012

< 15

$3.25

$3.25

$3.25

15 < 25

$5.27

$5.27

$5.27

25 < 50

$7.80

$7.80

$7.80

50 <

$16.46

$16.46

$16.46

Domestic Landing Fee

Description

Current Tariff (VEP)

Proposed Tariff

Commissions Authorized Tariff

 

 

Cost per MCTOW

Tonnage

 

1 Jan 2012- 31 Dec 2012

1 Jan 2012- 31 Dec 2012

< 15

$2.53

$2.53

$2.53

15 < 25

$4.11

$4.11

$4.11

25 ‹50

$5.99

$5.99

$5.99

50 <

$12.99

$12.99

$12.99

Cargo Terminal Charges

For information on Airfield Costs and Cargo Terminal Charges, please see the following documents:

Fiji Islands Nadi Airport Additional Information

Fiji Airports Fees and Charges

Security

The security level at Nadi International Airport is good. Security is properly managed and regularly exercised in simulations which take place on a yearly basis.

Emergency Response Staging

Nadi International Airport along with Nausori International Airport are the two most likely locations for staging areas in time of emergency response on Viti Levu. Both airports were used as a staging area during TC Winston and are both sites for future operational hubs id required. There are ground handling and airfreight facilities at a domestic terminal provided by Williams and Gosling, Carpenters as well as office locations for of FRCA and Biosecurity Fiji.