Faa’a International Airport is located in Tahiti’s capital Papeete and is the only international airport serving French Polynesia. 


Quick Facts

Distance from the CBD:

5 km

Public Transport:

Travelling from the airport to the CBD can be done so via the famous ‘Le Truck’ service.

Taxi fare:

Approximately AU$15 to the CBD

Car Hire:

Avis, Daniel Rent-a-Car, Europcar, Hertz, Robert Rent-a-Car and Tahiti Rent-a-car car hire desks are located within the terminal building.



Check-in counters are located near the terminal entrance.

Currency Exchange

The airport has two banks offering currency exchange facilities located in the main terminal building.

Internet Access

Pre-paid wi-fi is available throughout the airport.


A short-term left baggage storage facility is available within the terminal.


Faa’a International Airport is home to only one airport lounge. The independently operated lounge is located above the international departure gates and is available to passengers with eligible tickets.