Sleeping in Airports

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

Airport Overview

To 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 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.

Where to Sleep

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.

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, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport Hotels

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

  • Pension Koku’u – (45 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are 3500 CFP (about $34 USD) per person. » Check Rates
  • Keikahanui Pearl Lodge– (45 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers can be arranged directly through the hotel ($). » Check Rates
  • Pension Moana Nui – (45 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers can be arranged directly through the hotel ($). » Check Rates

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

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 – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

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

Airlines

As of January 2019, Nuku Hiva airport is served by the following airline: Air Tahiti.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Hotel Shuttles

Local hotels offer shuttle service to and from the airport. Contact your hotel of choice for availability and details.

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: 2019-07-10

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.