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Airport Overview

The original Aitutaki coral airstrip was constructed by American Marines during World War 2. The airport handles on average 5 flights daily from Rarotonga. It is served mainly by domestic airlines Air Rarotonga. Aitutaki Airport Terminal provides basic facilities for arriving and departing passengers. The runway was sealed in 2003 and a rejuvenation of sealing in 2012. It has two direct flights a week to the Island of Atiu.

1 Main Runway                 2 Terminal           3 Disused (crushed coral) Runway

Airport Location and Contact

Country

Cook Islands

Province or District

Araura

Nearest Town or City
with Distance from Airport

Arutanga 

6 km

Airport’s Complete Name

Aitutaki or Araura Airport)

Latitude

18°49’52”S

Longitude

 159°45’50”W

Elevation (ft and m)

19FT / 5.79 m

IATA Code

 AIT

ICAO Code

NCAI

Managing Company or Airport Authority

Cook Islands Airport Authority

Management Contact Person

Joseph Ngamata

NGO and/or UN Presence at Airport?

No

Runway(s)

Runway #1

Runway Dimensions

1,824 m X 30 m

Runway Orientation

 14/32

Runway Surface

Asphalt

Runway Condition

Good

Airport Infrastructure Details

Infrastructure

Passenger / Cargo Security Screening

No

Runway Lighting

Yes

Refueling Capacity

No

Ground Handling Services

Yes Air Rarotonga

Air Traffic Control

No

Fire Fighting Equipment

Yes RFF CATEGORY 4

Weather Information

No

Aircraft Parking Space

Yes but limited

Navigation Aids

Yes NDB

Perimeter Fencing

Yes

Windsock

Yes

 

 

Fuel Services Charges

There are no refuelling services available.

 

Price per Litre USD - $

Jet A-1

N/a

Avgas

N/a

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