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Noumea Airport Guide

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

Looking down I saw centipedes crawling on my sleeping bag, talk about a bad way to wake up! - a traveller

Airport Overview

noumea airport

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 Noumea Airport.

What to Expect

  • Noumea is a small airport with a single terminal.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.
  • The airport reportedly closes between 1:00 AM - 7:00 AM, so spending the night here is not possible.
  • Up-to-date information on this airport is limited. If you have flown here recently, please let us know!
    Wifi is available.

Where to Sleep

  • It’s not possible to sleep here since the airport closes at night.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there is a nearby hotel. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

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


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Noumea 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

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, please email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

WiFi is available at Noumea Airport throughout the terminal building.

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Noumea Airport does not appeal to you, there is a hotel near the airport:

  • Hotel Tontoutel - Located 2 minutes from the airport. Airport shuttle is available on request ($).

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Noumea 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

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - You can withdraw money at the CCI Point located Landside, in the main hall or in the arrivals area.
  • Car Rentals - Notice • Europcar • Hertz • Visa Location • Budget Rent Car • Red Point • Six/AS • At 5. Location: outside the terminal near the bus stop.
  • Currency Exchange - Yes, the BCI Bank offers currency exchange.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - Duty Free is available as well as a small selection of shops both landside and airside.
  • Food & Drinks - There are no 24 hour food or beverage concessions available at the airport.There are 2 restaurants/bars and one snack/ice cream service location.
  • Information Desk - Yes.
  • Medical Services - Medical services at Noumea airport are handled in the Information Desk.

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Airport Hours

A reader tells us the airport is open from approx. 7:00AM - 1:00AM.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Shuttle Buses

Several shuttle bus companies are available.

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Last Updated:26 April 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.

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