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What are the Airports in Fiji?

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Where Can You Fly to in Fiji?

It would be a shame to come all the way to the island nation of Fiji and not visit any, well, islands! Fortunately, getting around Fiji by plane has never been easier. There are almost 30 airports and airfields dotted around the islands, half of which have a regular schedule of flights with domestic airlines. Travelling to the domestic airports in Fiji by air makes for a quick way to get around Fiji, so you can spend more time doing what you came here to do in Fiji, whether that’s soaking up the sun, snorkelling in coral reefs or exploring the islands. We’ll go through the main airports in Fiji to give you a better idea of which islands you can fly to in Fiji.

If you’re still planning on how you will be getting around Fiji, take a look at our 7 Ways to Get Around Fiji article. Plus, you might be interested in Which Airport to Fly to in Fiji, as well as Which Airlines Fly to Fiji?

5 Facts About the Airports in Fiji

  • Fiji has 28 airports and airfields
  • Only four of the airports have paved runways
  • 97% of international passengers pass through Nadi International Airport
  • Nadi and Suva are connected by a 30-minute flight (otherwise it would take 6 hours on the bus)
  • Fiji Airways’ main hub is at Nadi International Airport.
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Nadi International Airport

Nadi International Airport is Fiji’s main international airport. It’s the airport that most travellers will arrive in when flying from overseas to Fiji. Nadi International Airport is located in Namaka, about 10km from the city centre of Nadi and around 190km from Fiji’s capital city, Suva. While Nadi International Airport deals with around 97% of international visitors in Fiji, it’s also a hub for domestic flights too. For more information on arriving at Nadi Airport, see our Airport Arrival in Nadi guide.

International Airlines at Nadi International Airport

The following airlines fly to and from Nadi International Airport: Fiji Airways, Air Kiribati, Air New Zealand, Air Niugini, Air Vanuatu, Aircalin, Hibiscus Air, Jetstar, Korean Air, Nauru Airlines, Solomon Airlines and Virgin Australia.

Domestic Airlines at Nadi International Airport

The following airlines fly to and from Nadi International Airport: Fiji Airways, Fiji Link, Northern Air, Pacific Island Air, Turtle Airways, Heli-Tours Fiji and Island Hoppers Helicopters. Learn more about flying domestically in our guide to Flying Around Fiji.

Facilities at Nadi International Airport

  • Luggage storage
  • Airport lounge
  • Car park
  • Free Wifi
  • Retail outlets
  • Duty-free retail
  • Cafes & restaurants
  • Lost & found
  • Banking services & ATMs
  • Currency exchange bureau
  • Airport information desk
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Nausori International Airport (Suva Airport)

Nausori International Airport is Fiji’s second international airport. While the airport does not see as many international flights as Nadi International Airport, Nausori International Airport operates a high percentage of Fiji’s domestic flights. Nausori International Airport is located in Nausori, around 23km from Suva.

International Airlines at Nausori International Airport

The following airlines fly to and from Nausori International Airport: Fiji Airways and Air Vanuatu.

Domestic Airlines at Nadi International Airport

The following airlines fly to and from Nausori International Airport: Fiji Airways, Fiji Link and Northern Air.

Facilities at Nadi International Airport

  • Car park
  • Restaurant
  • Lost and found
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Domestic Airports on the Outer Islands

Fiji is home to 25+ domestic airports. With the exception of Nadi and Nausori International Airports, the domestic airports in Fiji are very basic with limited facilities. In fact, only four out of all of Fiji’s airports have paved runways!

Domestic Airports in Fiji

While there are more airfields in Fiji than what is listed below, these are the airports that you can travel to through the domestic airlines of Fiji Link and Northern Air (see the sections below for more information). Other airfields are used to transport supplies or for private island transfers to nearby resorts.

  • Cicia Airport
  • Vunisea Airport (Kadavu)
  • Koro Airport (Koro Island)
  • Labasa Airport (Vanua Levu)
  • Lakeba Airport (Lau Islands)
  • Rotuma Airport
  • Savusavu Airport (Vanua Levu)
  • Matei Airport (Taveuni)
  • Vanuabalavu Airport (Lau Islands)
  • Moala Airport (Lau Islands)
  • Levuka Airfield (Lomaiviti)
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Domestic Flight Destinations

There are two main domestic flight carriers in Fiji: Fiji Airways (otherwise known as Fiji Link) and Northern Air. These flights fly from airport to airport, offering cheaper rates than what’s available with charter flights (see the section below).

Fiji Airways Destinations

Fiji Airways offers inter-island flights between Nadi Airport and the following destinations:

  • Labasa
  • Taveuni
  • Kadavu
  • Savusavu
  • Suva

And between Suva and the following destinations:

  • Kadavu
  • Taveuni
  • Koro
  • Cicia
  • Vanuabalavu
  • Lakeba
  • Nadi

Northern Air Destinations

Northern Air offers inter-island flights between Suva and Nadi to the following destinations:

  • Taveuni
  • Savusavu
  • Labasa
  • Levuka
  • Moala
  • Suva
  • Nadi

Learn more about which islands in Fiji have an airport in What Are the Airports in Fiji? Plus, check out typical domestic flight rates in How Much Does it Cost to Fly in Fiji.

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Island Transfers and Charter Flight Destinations

Small plane, seaplane and helicopter operators are also available for flights taking passengers as close to their resorts as possible. While this is often more expensive than taking a domestic flight, many island transfers and charter flight are much more convenient taking passengers directly to resorts in island groups not serviced by domestic flights.

Helicopter Destinations

Helicopter transfers provide a flexible airport-to-door service on the islands of Fiji. However, passengers need to note the weight and baggage allowance for helicopter flights. Find out more in Where to Hire a Helicopter in Fiji.

Islands Hoppers Fiji transfers passengers between Nadi Airport and resorts in the Mamanuca Islands, Yasawa Islands, Denarau, the Coral Coast, the Suncoast and the Pacific Harbour and Beqa.

Heli-Tours Fiji transfers passengers between Nadi Airport and resorts in the Mamanuca Islands, Yasawa Islands, the Coral Coast and the Pacific Harbour and Beqa.

Pacific Island Air transfers passengers between Nadi Airport or the Denarau Helipad to resort on the Mamanuca Islands, Yasawa Islands, the Coral Coast, Pacific Harbour & Beqa, the Suncoast and Vanua Levu.

Plane and Seaplane Destinations

Planes and seaplanes are also available for island transfers in Fiji. While planes can only land where there is an airstrip or an airport, seaplanes tend to have more flexible destinations.

Island Hoppers Fiji offers fixed-wing charter flights between Nadi Airport and Malolo Island in the Mamanuca Islands, the Pacific Harbour, Savusavu Airport on Vanua Levu, Matei Airport on Taveuni, Nausori Airport in Suva and on Kadavu island.

Pacific Island Air offers both plane and seaplane flights between Nadi Airport and the Mamanuca Islands, the Yasawa Islands, along the Suncoast, Vanua Levu, Taveuni, the Pacific Harbour and Kadavu.

Turtle Airways offers seaplane flights between Wailoaloa Beach in Nadi and the Mamanuca Islands and the Yasawa Islands.

Learn more about taking a plane in Fiji in Where to Hire a Plane or Seaplane in Fiji.

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