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Lifuka Island Airport, (aka Salote Pilolevu Airport), is on the Ha’apai Group of Islands.

The airport is located 3 km north of the capital Pangai. Real Tonga offers daily domestic air services to the airport connecting Haʻapai to Tongatapu and Vava'u. Flight time is approximately 30 minutes (Type Jetstream, SAAB) to Tongatapu and 20 minutes to Vava'u

Perimeter is fenced. There is no other security.

There are no storage facilities.

Airport Location and Contact

Country


Tonga

Province or District

Lifuka

Nearest Town or City 
with Distance from Airport

Pangai    

Distance: 3 km

Airport’s Complete Name

Salote Pilolevu Airport

Latitude


-19.77667

 

Longitude

- 174.3411

 

Elevation (ft and m)

25 ft  /  7.62 m

IATA Code

HPA

ICAO Code

NFTL

Managing Company or Airport Authority

Tonga Airports Ltd

Management Contact Person

Viliami Filimone. / T.Tohi

60150/7315394/8772595

NGO and/or UN Presence at Airport?

No

Airport Picture

Description and Contacts of Key Companies

For information on Tonga Airports contact details, please see the following links: 

4.2.5 Tonga Airport Company Contact List

4.2.1 Tonga Government Contact List

Runway

Runway #1

Runway Dimensions

1200 m x 30 m

Orientation

1200 m x 30 m

Surface

PCN 9/F/B/. 7/T Bitumen

ConditionGood

Airport Infrastructure Details

Passenger / Cargo Security Screening 

No

Runway Lighting

No

Refuelling Capacity

No

Ground Handling Services

No

Air Traffic Control

No

Fire Fighting Equipment

No

Weather Information

No

Aircraft Parking Space

No

Navigation Aids

No

Perimeter Fencing

Yes

Windsock

Yes

 

 

1.       Y12E – Can land and takeoff 

2.       BN2A  - Can land and takeoff 

3.       SAAB340 – Can land and takeoff f

4.       J32 – Can land and takeoff 

Weight Limitations:

1.       Y12E: MCTOW – 5670 kg (17 seats non pressurize)

2.       BN2A: MCTOW – 2994 kg (9 seats – non pressurize)

3.       SAAB340: MCTOW – 12930 kg (34 seats – pressurize)

4.       J32: MCTOW – 7350 kg (17 seats – pressurize)

Fuel Services Charges

Refuelling facilities available, subject to prior arrangement with Real Tonga Airlines.

Royalties / Non Objection Fees (NOFs)

No royalties or NOF’s charged.

Other Fees

Landing fee of $T 550 / hour (US$ 237.00 / hour).