(Nouméa) - New Caledonia - Melanesia - Pacific Ocean
La Tontouta International Airport or Nouméa - La Tontouta International Airport (French: Aéroport de Nouméa - La Tontouta) (IATA: NOU, ICAO: NWWW) is the main international airport on New Caledonia, serving the city of Nouméa.
The airport is located in the municipality of Païta, approximately 52 km northwest of Nouméa.
In 2006, 415,813 passengers used the airport.
Airlines and destinations
Aircalin (Auckland, Brisbane, Nadi, Osaka-Kansai, Papeete, Port Vila, Seoul-Incheon [begins June 22], Sydney, Tokyo-Narita, Wallis)
Air New Zealand (Auckland)
Air Vanuatu (Port Vila)
Qantas (Brisbane, Sydney)
NB: Air Caledonie International (Aircalin) flights to Osaka and Tokyo are code-shared with Air France, and connect with Air France services to Paris.
Fixed base operator: Tontouta Air Service (TAS)
Aircraft maintenance services: TAS (Tontouta Air Service)
Air Calédonie International
Civil aviation service
Open: 24 hours
Terminals: Passenger Terminal, Cargo Terminal, five aircraft stands.
Fire Category 7
Navigational Aids: Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI), VHF omnidirectional range (VOR), Distance Measuring Equipment (DME)
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO): Category A
Aircraft size max: Boeing 747-400
Instrument Landing System (ILS): Category I
Lighting: Runway Edge Lights - High Intensity Runway Lights (HIRL)
The airport has an annual capacity of 2,000,000 passengers which are accommodated in 13 check-in desks and five gates.
There are 320 short term parking spaces and 120 long term parking spaces.
Bank, bureau de change and auto exchange machine
Dining: restaurants, cafeterias and bars
Shopping: duty-free shop, newsagent/ tobacconist and gift shop
Six car rental companies (Avis, Budget, Hertz, ACINQ, Thrifty and Nouméa Technic Auto)
Two taxi service companies
10 disabled parking facilities
Elevators and ramps
Disabled access toilets
Cargo facilities include:
Deep freeze storage
Fresh meat inspection
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This page was retrieved and condensed from (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Tontouta_International_Airport) see Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, July 2008.
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This information was correct in July 2008. E. & O.E.
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