Sleeping in Airports

Aitutaki Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Aitutaki Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

The security is a humourous sign asking you to hand in your uzis and nukes to the pilot upon boarding. – Ian

Airport Overview

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 Aitutaki Airport.

What to Expect

  • A tiny and informal regional airport that looks more like a hut than an actual airport. Palm trees, benches and a little snack shack are the only amenities here.

Where to Sleep

  • Under a shady palm.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

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.

Airport Hotels

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

  • Aitutaki Village – (5 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available.. » Check Rates
  • Aitutaki Seaside Lodges – (3 minutes from the airport) Roundtrip Airport transfers are available. for a fee ($). » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

WiFi is available at Aitutaki Airport for a fee of $0.10 NZD per MB, payable online by credit card or by purchasing a voucher at the airport. Connect to the Zenbu or BlueSky networks.

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

Food & Drinks – A small snack bar is available in the airport which is open for most flights.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at [email protected]

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

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 [email protected] and we will update this airport guide.

Airlines

As of February 2018, Aitutaki airport is served by the following airlines: Air New Zealand • Virgin Australia • Jetstar • Air Rarotonga • Air Tahiti.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Private Operators

Most Aitutaki accommodations provide roundtrip airport transportation to and from the airport, and this pre-arranged method of transportation is highly recommended. If private transportation is required, visit the airport’s information desk for possible options.

Last updated: 2018-10-23

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   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/update any items mentioned in the guide, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.