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Nuku Hiva Airport Guide

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

this place was very comfortable and the security guard even rounded up a few blankets for my girlfriend and I! – Mark and Heather

NHV Airport Overview

nuku hiva airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Nuku Hiva Airport.

What to Expect

Nuku Hiva Airport (code: NHV) has a tiny, rustic terminal that handles a few regional routes. Bring your own snacks and entertainment as we are unable to confirm eateries, shops, or WiFi.

Sleeping in Nuku Hiva Airport

This airport likely closes by sunset daily, so overnight stays are not possible. For uninterrupted sleep, the closest hotels are 45 minutes from the airport but do offer transfer services for a fee. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

Covid-19 Update

Some airport reviews and tips in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos.

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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.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hotels

There are no hotels at Nuku Hiva Airport.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels on Nuku Hiva, search deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport WiFi/Internet

At the time of this update, we did not have any information about WiFi availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

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

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, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport Hours

Because the airport has no runway lights, its opening hours depend on the sunrise and sunset.

Airlines

Nuku Hiva airport is served by the following airline: Air Tahiti.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Hotel Shuttles

At the time of this update we were unable to find any hotels offering an airport shuttle.  See also Airport Hotels above.

Taxis

There are no taxis or public transportation in this area, so you will need to make arrangements for pickup, prior to arrival.

Last updated: 2022-04-21

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: update the airport guide or  write a review.