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RAR Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: RAR / NCRG
Airport Name: Rarotonga International Airport
Location: Avarua, Cook Islands
GPS Coordinates: 21°12'10"S by 159°48'20"W
Area Served: Avarua
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 19 feet (6 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Rarotonga International Airport (RAR):

  • An $8.5m reconstruction project commenced in 2009 to revamp and expand the existing terminal facilities.
  • Air Rarotonga Saab 340 and Embraer Bandeirante
  • Rarotonga International Airport is the Cook Islands' main international gateway, located in the town and district of Avarua, Rarotonga, 3km west of the downtown area on the northern coast.
  • The closest airport to Rarotonga International Airport (RAR) is Mangaia Island Airport (MGS), which is located 131 miles (211 kilometers) ESE of RAR.
  • An Air New Zealand Boeing 767 airliner at Rarotonga International Airport
  • Because of Rarotonga International Airport's relatively low elevation of 19 feet, planes can take off or land at Rarotonga International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The furthest airport from Rarotonga International Airport (RAR) is Faya-Largeau Airport (FYT), which is nearly antipodal to Rarotonga International Airport (meaning Rarotonga International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Faya-Largeau Airport), and is located 12,199 miles (19,632 kilometers) away in Faya-Largeau, Chad.
  • Rarotonga International Airport (RAR) currently has only 1 runway.

Map of Nearest Airports from Rarotonga International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Rarotonga International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
1131.09 miles (210.96 km) ESEMangaia Island Airport (MGS)Mangaia Island, Cook IslandsView Mangaia Island Airport on a map Set MGS as destination Airport Get more information about Mangaia Island Airport
2165.33 miles (266.08 km) NEMitiaro Island Airport (MOI)Mitiaro Island, Cook IslandsView Mitiaro Island Airport on a map Set MOI as destination Airport Get more information about Mitiaro Island Airport
3175.31 miles (282.13 km) ENEAkatoka Manava Airport (Mauke Airport) (MUK)Mauke Island, Cook IslandsView Akatoka Manava Airport (Mauke Airport) on a map Set MUK as destination Airport Get more information about Akatoka Manava Airport (Mauke Airport)
4547.88 miles (881.73 km) ERurutu Airport (RUR)Rurutu, French PolynesiaView Rurutu Airport on a map Set RUR as destination Airport Get more information about Rurutu Airport
5594.38 miles (956.57 km) ENEMaupiti Airport (MAU)Maupiti, Leeward Islands, French PolynesiaView Maupiti Airport on a map Set MAU as destination Airport Get more information about Maupiti Airport
6620.67 miles (998.87 km) ENEBora Bora Airport (BOB)Bora Bora, French PolynesiaView Bora Bora Airport on a map Set BOB as destination Airport Get more information about Bora Bora Airport
7653.11 miles (1,051.08 km) ENEHuahine – Fare Airport (HUH)Huahine, Society Islands, French PolynesiaView Huahine – Fare Airport on a map Set HUH as destination Airport Get more information about Huahine – Fare Airport
8672.50 miles (1,082.28 km) WNiue International Airport (IUE)Alofi, NiueView Niue International Airport on a map Set IUE as destination Airport Get more information about Niue International Airport
9702.99 miles (1,131.35 km) ENEMoorea Airport (MOZ)Moorea, Windward Islands, French PolynesiaView Moorea Airport on a map Set MOZ as destination Airport Get more information about Moorea Airport
10710.36 miles (1,143.21 km) ENEFa'a'ā International Airport (PPT)Papeete, Tahiti, French PolynesiaView Fa'a'ā International Airport on a map Set PPT as destination Airport Get more information about Fa'a'ā International Airport
11751.93 miles (1,210.11 km) NManihiki Island Airport (MHX)Manihiki Island, Cook IslandsView Manihiki Island Airport on a map Set MHX as destination Airport Get more information about Manihiki Island Airport
12795.64 miles (1,280.46 km) NWFitiuta Airport (FTI)Fiti‘uta, American Samoa, United StatesView Fitiuta Airport on a map Set FTI as destination Airport Get more information about Fitiuta Airport
13799.66 miles (1,286.93 km) NWTau Airport (TAV)Tau, American SamoaView Tau Airport on a map Set TAV as destination Airport Get more information about Tau Airport
14809.93 miles (1,303.45 km) NWOfu Airport (OFU)Ofu, American SamoaView Ofu Airport on a map Set OFU as destination Airport Get more information about Ofu Airport
15849.61 miles (1,367.32 km) ENEMataiva Airport (MVT)Mataiva, French PolynesiaView Mataiva Airport on a map Set MVT as destination Airport Get more information about Mataiva Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Rarotonga International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Rarotonga International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,199.06 miles (19,632.44 km) NNEFaya-Largeau Airport (FYT)Faya-Largeau, ChadView Faya-Largeau Airport on a map Set FYT as destination Airport Get more information about Faya-Largeau Airport
212,150.79 miles (19,554.75 km) NWKufra Airport (AKF)Kufra, LibyaView Kufra Airport on a map Set AKF as destination Airport Get more information about Kufra Airport
311,926.76 miles (19,194.22 km) NAbéché Airport (AEH)Abéché, ChadView Abéché Airport on a map Set AEH as destination Airport Get more information about Abéché Airport
411,888.24 miles (19,132.23 km) NOum-Hadjer Airport (OUM)Oum Hadjer, ChadView Oum-Hadjer Airport on a map Set OUM as destination Airport Get more information about Oum-Hadjer Airport
511,882.82 miles (19,123.50 km) NNWGeneina Airport (EGN)Geneina, SudanView Geneina Airport on a map Set EGN as destination Airport Get more information about Geneina Airport
611,882.03 miles (19,122.23 km) WNWSharq Al-Owainat Airport (GSQ)Sharq Al-Owainat, EgyptView Sharq Al-Owainat Airport on a map Set GSQ as destination Airport Get more information about Sharq Al-Owainat Airport
711,872.80 miles (19,107.38 km) NNEAti Airport (ATV)Ati, ChadView Ati Airport on a map Set ATV as destination Airport Get more information about Ati Airport
811,853.10 miles (19,075.67 km) NEMao Airport (AMO)Mao, ChadView Mao Airport on a map Set AMO as destination Airport Get more information about Mao Airport
911,813.07 miles (19,011.24 km) NNWEl Fashir Airport (ELF)El Fasher, SudanView El Fashir Airport on a map Set ELF as destination Airport Get more information about El Fashir Airport
1011,804.69 miles (18,997.75 km) NMongo Airport (MVO)Mongo, ChadView Mongo Airport on a map Set MVO as destination Airport Get more information about Mongo Airport
1111,801.69 miles (18,992.93 km) NMarsa Brega Airport (LMQ)Brega, LibyaView Marsa Brega Airport on a map Set LMQ as destination Airport Get more information about Marsa Brega Airport
1211,793.59 miles (18,979.89 km) NNEBokoro Airport (BKR)Bokoro, ChadView Bokoro Airport on a map Set BKR as destination Airport Get more information about Bokoro Airport
1311,791.34 miles (18,976.27 km) NEBol-Berim Airport (OTC)Bol, ChadView Bol-Berim Airport on a map Set OTC as destination Airport Get more information about Bol-Berim Airport
1411,761.42 miles (18,928.12 km) NAbou-Deïa Airport (AOD)Abou-Deia, ChadView Abou-Deïa Airport on a map Set AOD as destination Airport Get more information about Abou-Deïa Airport
1511,758.22 miles (18,922.97 km) WDongola Airport (DOG)Dongola, SudanView Dongola Airport on a map Set DOG as destination Airport Get more information about Dongola Airport