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Apia Airport Guide

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

It was possible to sleep on benches in short snippets, and many other people did so.
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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 Apia Airport.What to Expect

  • This is a small airport with a single terminal.
  • Several reviewers have reported that the bathrooms may not be the cleanest, so tissues and hand sanitizer are recommended.

Where to Sleep

  • The airport is reportedly quiet and small, but no prime sleeping spots have been mentioned by our reviewers.
  • There are no on-site airport hotels, but there are a few nearby hotels. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

  • Check-in counters at this airport are open 3 hours before departure.

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

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Apia 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

There are no pay-per-use lounges in the airport.

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Airport Hotels

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

  • Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey's Resort - (5 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle is available ($). » Check Rates
  • Le Vasa Resort - (8 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

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

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Airport WiFi / Internet

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether internet access is available. If you know, please write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.

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

  • Currency Exchange - Yes
  • Food & Drinks - A small snack bar is available airside.
  • Luggage Wrapping - Yes.
  • 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 guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Shopping - Souvenirs, crafts, and sundries are available for purchase at the airport.
  • Showers - Not available.

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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 guides@sleepinginairports.com and we will update this airport guide.

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As of February 2018, Apia airport is served by the following airlines: Air New Zealand.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Local buses stop on the main road outside of the airport. At the time of this November 2017 update, one-way bus fare costs about WS$5.

Hotel Shuttles

A specialized airport bus offers service to hotels in Apia for WS$12 each way. Tickets are available from the government tourist office booth in the arrivals area.


Taxis are available at the airport during airport hours of operation.

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Last Updated: 27 October 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 contact us .