Presentation of the Tontouta airport
La Tontouta airport in Noumea is the international airport connecting New Caledonia to destinations such as Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. The other airport, Magenta, handles local flights between New Caledonia and the Loyalty Islands.
La Tontouta Airport is located 45 minutes by car from the center of Noumea and offers many services to make your travel easier.
Services offered at the airport
Here are all the services available at the Noumea la Tontouta airport
From the airport, there are many means of transportation to reach Noumea or your accommodation.
Numerous car rental agencies welcome you to offer you the vehicle adapted to your needs.
Shuttle services are available to pick you up at the airport and drop you off wherever you wish. Check the list of shuttle services and book in advance to ensure a pickup.
Cabs are also available in front of the airport to pick you up when you get off the plane.
The most economical option, public transportation is provided by the Syndicat mixte des transports interurbains de Nouvelle-Calédonie (SMTI) and the Le Syndicat mixte des transports urbains du Grand Nouméa (SMTU). Check out the public transport schedules to prepare for your arrival.
Wifi is available to travelers inside the airport. Something to consider especially for international travelers who would need to use the internet upon arrival.
Noumea Airport has a parking lot with 570 spaces available to travelers wishing to park their vehicles for the duration of their trip. The first 20 minutes are free if you need to pick up travelers.
Pricing details can be found on the airport's website
Restaurants, stores and banking services
In the airport's commercial area, you'll also find several restaurants and stores to make your last purchases before departure. Three ATMs are also available to provide you with local currency, the Pacific franc, upon arrival.
Airport contact information
Nouméa-La Tontouta International Airport
BP 2 98840 Tontouta Cedex
Tel: (+687) 35 11 18
Tel: (+687) 36 67 18