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Apia Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Apia Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of nearby airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

It was possible to sleep on benches in short snippets, and many other people did so.
- Rod

Airport Overview

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To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Apia Airport.

What to Expect

  • This is a small airport with a single terminal.
  • Several reviewers have reported that the bathrooms may not be the cleanest, so tissues and hand sanitizer are recommended.

Where to Sleep

  • The airport is reportedly quiet and small, but no prime sleeping spots have been mentioned by our reviewers.
  • There are no on-site airport hotels, but there are a few nearby hotels. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

  • Check-in counters at this airport are open 3 hours before departure.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Apia Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Apia Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges in the airport.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether internet access is available. If you know, please email us at

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Apia Airport does not appeal to you, there are a few hotels near the airport:

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Apia Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • Currency Exchange - Yes
  • Food & Drinks - A small snack bar is available airside.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Luggage Wrapping - Yes.
  • Shopping - Souvenirs, crafts, and sundries are available for purchase at the airport.

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Airport Hours

As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. We recommend that you read a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight. If you know the airport hours, please send an email to and we will update this airport guide.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Local buses stop on the main road outside of the airport. At the time of this update, one-way bus fare costs about WS$5. A specialized airport bus offers service to hotels in Apia for WS$12 each way.

Hotel Shuttles

At the time of this update, we found only one hotel that provides airport transportation: Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey's Resort.


Taxis are available at the airport during airport hours of operation.

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Last Updated: 11 December 2016

The information in this Airport Guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports and their web sites. The information above is subject to change without notice. Use it for informational purposes only to help you during your stay. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please email us at

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