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Nuku Hiva Airport Guide

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

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, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Nuku Hiva Airport.

What to Expect

  • A tiny remote airstrip with just the bare minimum amenities.

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have attempted to sleep in this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

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

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Nuku Hiva 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

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, please write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.

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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.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

information not available

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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, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.

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Airport Hours

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

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As of February 2018, Nuku Hiva airport is served by the following airlines: Air France • American Airlines • Air Tahiti.

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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.


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

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Last Updated: 28 February 2018

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 .