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TBU Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: TBU / NFTF
Airport Name: Fuaʻamotu International Airport
Location: Nukuʻalofa, Tongatapu, Tonga
GPS Coordinates: 21°14'27"S by 175°8'57"W
Area Served: Nukuʻalofa, Tonga
Operator/Owner: Ministry of Civil Aviation
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 126 feet (38 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Fuaʻamotu International Airport (TBU):

  • There is no public bus service to the airport, but several hostels and hotels in Nukuʻalofa meet flights and taxis are available.
  • Fuaʻamotu International Airport is equipped with VOR/DME and NDB navigational facilities.
  • Under Tongan law, Fuaʻamotu International Airport is closed on Sundays — only to be opened in distress, after the minister's approval.
  • Because of Fuaʻamotu International Airport's relatively low elevation of 126 feet, planes can take off or land at Fuaʻamotu 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.
  • Fuaʻamotu International Airport (TBU) has 2 runways.
  • The closest airport to Fuaʻamotu International Airport (TBU) is Lifuka Island Airport (HPA), which is located 114 miles (183 kilometers) NNE of TBU.
  • Peau Vavaʻu operate a Convair 580 subleased from Reef Air leased from New Zealand's Air Chathams to Haʻapai and Vavaʻu, and a Twin Otter to Niuafoʻou and Niuatoputapu.
  • The furthest airport from Fuaʻamotu International Airport (TBU) is Aguenar – Hadj Bey Akhamok Airport (TMR), which is nearly antipodal to Fuaʻamotu International Airport (meaning Fuaʻamotu International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Aguenar – Hadj Bey Akhamok Airport), and is located 12,322 miles (19,830 kilometers) away in Tamanrasset, Algeria.

Map of Nearest Airports from Fuaʻamotu International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Fuaʻamotu International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
1113.90 miles (183.31 km) NNELifuka Island Airport (HPA)Lifuka, Ha'apai, TongaView Lifuka Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Lifuka Island Airport Set HPA as destination Airport Get more information about Lifuka Island Airport
2364.62 miles (586.80 km) NWCicia Airport (ICI)Cicia, FijiView Cicia Airport on a map View satellite image of Cicia Airport Set ICI as destination Airport Get more information about Cicia Airport
3367.99 miles (592.23 km) WNWMoala Airport (MFJ)Moala, Moala Islands, FijiView Moala Airport on a map View satellite image of Moala Airport Set MFJ as destination Airport Get more information about Moala Airport
4370.23 miles (595.82 km) ENENiue International Airport (IUE)Alofi, NiueView Niue International Airport on a map View satellite image of Niue International Airport Set IUE as destination Airport Get more information about Niue International Airport
5393.03 miles (632.51 km) NMata'aho Airport (NFO)Niuafo'ou, TongaView Mata'aho Airport on a map View satellite image of Mata'aho Airport Set NFO as destination Airport Get more information about Mata'aho Airport
6444.62 miles (715.54 km) NWKoro Airport (KXF)Koro Island, FijiView Koro Airport on a map View satellite image of Koro Airport Set KXF as destination Airport Get more information about Koro Airport
7459.57 miles (739.60 km) WNWVunisea Airport (KDV)Vunisea, Kadavu Island, FijiView Vunisea Airport on a map View satellite image of Vunisea Airport Set KDV as destination Airport Get more information about Vunisea Airport
8465.13 miles (748.55 km) WNWSuva International Airport (SUV)Suva / Nausori, Viti Levu, FijiView Suva International Airport on a map View satellite image of Suva International Airport Set SUV as destination Airport Get more information about Suva International Airport
9465.70 miles (749.47 km) WNWLevuka Airfield (LEV)Bureta, Ovalau Island, FijiView Levuka Airfield on a map View satellite image of Levuka Airfield Set LEV as destination Airport Get more information about Levuka Airfield
10488.42 miles (786.03 km) NWLabasa Airport (LBS)Labasa, FijiView Labasa Airport on a map View satellite image of Labasa Airport Set LBS as destination Airport Get more information about Labasa Airport
11515.76 miles (830.04 km) NNWAéroport de Futuna - Pointe-Vele Pointe Vele Airport (FUT)Futuna Island, Wallis and Futuna IslandsView Aéroport de Futuna - Pointe-Vele Pointe Vele Airport on a map View satellite image of Aéroport de Futuna - Pointe-Vele Pointe Vele Airport Set FUT as destination Airport Get more information about Aéroport de Futuna - Pointe-Vele Pointe Vele Airport
12539.09 miles (867.58 km) WNWNadi International Airport (NAN)Nadi, FijiView Nadi International Airport on a map View satellite image of Nadi International Airport Set NAN as destination Airport Get more information about Nadi International Airport
13551.98 miles (888.32 km) NNEMaota (Salelologa) Airport (MXS)Maota, SamoaView Maota (Salelologa) Airport on a map View satellite image of Maota (Salelologa) Airport Set MXS as destination Airport Get more information about Maota (Salelologa) Airport
14552.24 miles (888.74 km) NNEFaleolo International Airport (APW)Apia, Upolu Island, SamoaView Faleolo International Airport on a map View satellite image of Faleolo International Airport Set APW as destination Airport Get more information about Faleolo International Airport
15555.29 miles (893.65 km) NWallis Island (WLS)Wallis and Futuna IslandsView Wallis Island on a map View satellite image of Wallis Island Set WLS as destination Airport Get more information about Wallis Island

Map of Furthest Airports from Fuaʻamotu International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Fuaʻamotu International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,321.72 miles (19,829.83 km) NNWAguenar – Hadj Bey Akhamok Airport (TMR)Tamanrasset, AlgeriaView Aguenar – Hadj Bey Akhamok Airport on a map View satellite image of Aguenar – Hadj Bey Akhamok Airport Set TMR as destination Airport Get more information about Aguenar – Hadj Bey Akhamok Airport
212,306.90 miles (19,805.99 km) NNWIn Guezzam Airport (INF)In Guezzam, AlgeriaView In Guezzam Airport on a map View satellite image of In Guezzam Airport Set INF as destination Airport Get more information about In Guezzam Airport
312,201.76 miles (19,636.78 km) NWArlit Airport (RLT)Arlit, NigerView Arlit Airport on a map View satellite image of Arlit Airport Set RLT as destination Airport Get more information about Arlit Airport
412,184.07 miles (19,608.31 km) EBordj Mokhtar Airport (BMW)Bordj Badji Mokhtar, AlgeriaView Bordj Mokhtar Airport on a map View satellite image of Bordj Mokhtar Airport Set BMW as destination Airport Get more information about Bordj Mokhtar Airport
512,076.93 miles (19,435.89 km) NWMano Dayak International Airport (AJY)Agadez, NigerView Mano Dayak International Airport on a map View satellite image of Mano Dayak International Airport Set AJY as destination Airport Get more information about Mano Dayak International Airport
612,075.73 miles (19,433.96 km) NWDjanet Tiska Airport (DJG)Djanet, AlgeriaView Djanet Tiska Airport on a map View satellite image of Djanet Tiska Airport Set DJG as destination Airport Get more information about Djanet Tiska Airport
712,005.93 miles (19,321.62 km) NWGhat Airport (GHT)Ghat, LibyaView Ghat Airport on a map View satellite image of Ghat Airport Set GHT as destination Airport Get more information about Ghat Airport
811,996.67 miles (19,306.72 km) NTahoua Airport (THZ)Tahoua, NigerView Tahoua Airport on a map View satellite image of Tahoua Airport Set THZ as destination Airport Get more information about Tahoua Airport
911,996.25 miles (19,306.04 km) NNEIn Salah Airport (INZ)In Salah, AlgeriaView In Salah Airport on a map View satellite image of In Salah Airport Set INZ as destination Airport Get more information about In Salah Airport
1011,968.40 miles (19,261.22 km) NEGao International Airport (GAQ)Gao, MaliView Gao International Airport on a map View satellite image of Gao International Airport Set GAQ as destination Airport Get more information about Gao International Airport
1111,890.59 miles (19,136.01 km) NETambao Airport (TMQ)Tambao, Burkina FasoView Tambao Airport on a map View satellite image of Tambao Airport Set TMQ as destination Airport Get more information about Tambao Airport
1211,882.02 miles (19,122.21 km) NETouat-Cheikh Sidi Mohamed Belkebir Airport (AZR)Adrar, AlgeriaView Touat-Cheikh Sidi Mohamed Belkebir Airport on a map View satellite image of Touat-Cheikh Sidi Mohamed Belkebir Airport Set AZR as destination Airport Get more information about Touat-Cheikh Sidi Mohamed Belkebir Airport
1311,881.53 miles (19,121.43 km) NNWMaradi Airport (MFQ)Maradi, NigerView Maradi Airport on a map View satellite image of Maradi Airport Set MFQ as destination Airport Get more information about Maradi Airport
1411,878.41 miles (19,116.40 km) NNWIn Amenas Airport (IAM)In Amenas, AlgeriaView In Amenas Airport on a map View satellite image of In Amenas Airport Set IAM as destination Airport Get more information about In Amenas Airport
1511,872.34 miles (19,106.64 km) NNEDiori Hamani International Airport (NIM)Niamey, NigerView Diori Hamani International Airport on a map View satellite image of Diori Hamani International Airport Set NIM as destination Airport Get more information about Diori Hamani International Airport