Sleeping in Airports

Noumea Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Noumea 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.

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

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 Noumea Airport.

What to Expect

  • Noumea is a small airport with a single terminal.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • It’s not possible to sleep here since the airport closes at night.  There is a nearby hotel. 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

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by purchasing a lounge pass or through a lounge membership program (ie. Priority Pass). Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

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 ($). » Check Rates

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.

Airport WiFi/Internet

WiFi is available at Noumea Airport throughout the terminal building.

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

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs, operated by CCI, are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Location: Landside, in the main hall or in the arrivals area.

Currency Exchange – The BCI Bank offers currency exchange. Currencies available are: Euro • US Dollar • Australian Dollar • New Zealand Dollar • Yen • British Pound • Fijian Dollar • Singapore Dollar • Swiss Franc • Canadian Dollar • Vatu.

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.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Medical Services – Medical services at Noumea airport are handled in the Information Desk.

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

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


As of February 2018, Noumea airport is served by the following airlines: Air Calédonie • Air New Zealand • Qantas.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies offer services on-site: AT5 • Budget • Europcar • Hertz • Notice • Red Point • Sixt • Visa.

Shuttle Buses

Several shuttle bus companies are available. To plan your route and select a provider, visit the Noumea Airport website.


At least three taxi companies provide services at the airport.

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.