Fiji Airports: Where to Fly to?

All getaways to Fiji start with booking a flight, but where should you book a flight to? We’ll go over some advice in this guide to which airport to arrive in Fiji!

There are two international airports in Fiji, taking in arrivals from New Zealand, Australia, Korea and many of the South Pacific Islands. You might decide on which airport to arrive in Fiji depending on which destination you’re coming from, as well as which arrival island sounds like the best destination to you. This guide will outline which airports you can arrive in from various destinations.

Spoiler alert: Nadi International Airport receives 97% of Fiji’s international flights, so chances are, you might want to fly there.

The Fiji Airports

Fiji has 28 airports and airfields across its 333 islands, two of which are international airports. While not a complete list of airports, the most-used airports in Fiji are as follows:

Fiji International Airports

Fiji Domestic Airports

  • 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)

Learn more about Fiji’s airports in What Are the Airports in Fiji?

Arriving from Australia

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Some of the most frequent flights available to Fiji from overseas is from Australia with regular flights from Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Melbourne. These flights only land in Fiji’s main international airport, Nadi International Airport.

Nadi International Airport

Flights from Australia land at Nadi International Airport, which is Fiji’s busiest airport with frequent flights to other islands in Fiji, as well as to New Zealand, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Nauru, the Solomon Islands and other South Pacific Islands. Nadi Airport is 15km (9 miles) from Port Denarau, where travellers can also connect to ferry services to the Mamanuca and Yasawa Islands. Learn more about Nadi in The Complete Guide to Nadi.

Arriving from New Zealand

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Air New Zealand and Fiji Airways operate regular flights between Auckland, New Zealand and Fiji, only landing at Fiji’s main airport in Nadi. Learn more about these airlines and more than fly directly to Fiji in Which Airlines Fly Straight to Fiji?

Nadi International Airport

Flights from New Zealand land at Nadi International Airport, which has frequent flights to Fiji’s outer islands and across Viti Levu to Suva. The airport is 15km (9 miles) from Port Denarau, where travellers can also connect to ferry services to the Mamanuca and Yasawa Islands. Alternatively, resorts in Nadi are a short drive from the airport, while the popular Coral Coast is approximately 55km (34 miles) away.

Arriving from the South Pacific Islands

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Fiji is one of the main travel hubs of the South Pacific, especially with Nadi International Airport accepting flights from the Solomon Islands, New Caledonia, Nauru, Tonga, Samoa, Hawaii, Kiribati, Wallis & Futuna, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. Accepting South Pacific flights is also where Fiji’s other international airport, Nausori International Airport, comes in with flights from Tonga and Tuvalu.

Nadi International Airport

Most flights from the South Pacific Islands that come to Fiji land at Nadi International Airport, which also has connecting flights to other islands in Fiji, as well as international flights to New Zealand, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Nauru, Tonga, Samoa, Hawaii, Kiribati, Wallis & Futuna, Tuvalu and the Solomon Islands. Nadi Airport is 15km (9 miles) from Port Denarau, where travellers can also connect to ferry services to the Mamanuca and Yasawa Islands. Learn more about the airport in Nadi in The Complete Guide to Nadi Airport.

Nausori International Airport

Flights from Nuku’alofa and Funafuti land in Nausori International Airport on Fiji’s mainland, 22km (13 miles) from Fiji’s capital, Suva. Flights from Nausori Airport connect to Nadi and many of the other islands in Fiji, while ferry transport to the outer islands is also available in Suva. Suva is also an interesting travel destination in itself, which you can learn more about in The Complete Guide to Suva.

Arriving from Asia

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Korean Air operates flights between Nadi International Airport and Seoul in Korea, every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, taking approximately nine hours.

Nadi International Airport

All flights from Korea land at Nadi International Airport, which also has connecting flights to other islands in Fiji, as well as international flights to New Zealand, Australia and some of the other South Pacific Islands. Nadi Airport is 15km (9 miles) from Port Denarau, where travellers can connect to ferry services to the Mamanuca and Yasawa Islands and around 55km (34 miles) from the Coral Coast where you can find more major resorts. Check out more travel times from Nadi in The Driving Times in Fiji You Need to Know.

Arriving from the USA

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Fiji Airways operates direct flights between Los Angeles and Nadi International Airport, as well as from Honolulu, Hawaii. The Los Angeles – Nadi flight takes approximately 11h30mins.

Nadi International Airport

All flights from the USA land at Nadi International Airport, which also has connecting flights to other islands in Fiji, as well as international flights to New Zealand, Australia and some of the other South Pacific Islands. Nadi Airport is 15km (9 miles) from Port Denarau, where travellers can connect to ferry services to the Mamanuca and Yasawa Islands and around 55km (34 miles) from the Coral Coast where you can find more major resorts. Check out more travel times from Nadi in The Driving Times in Fiji You Need to Know.

Arriving from Elsewhere…

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Those travelling from elsewhere in the world will need to get a connecting flight from either New Zealand, Australia, Korea or Hawaii.

Auckland Airport (New Zealand), Sydney Airport (Australia) and Incheon Airport (South Korea) are the best-connected airports to other international destinations, generally making them the best option if you need to do a stopover. Hawaii is the next best option for connecting between Fiji and the USA.

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