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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):

  • 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.
  • Fuaʻamotu is a total controlled aerodrome and all traffic are guide by air traffic control.
  • The closest airport to Fuaʻamotu International Airport (TBU) is Lifuka Island Airport (HPA), which is located 114 miles (183 kilometers) NNE of TBU.
  • 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.
  • Some short-haul international flights such as to Fiji or American Samoa also operate from Vavaʻu Island's Lupepauʻu Airport from time to time.
  • There is no public bus service to the airport, but several hostels and hotels in Nukuʻalofa meet flights and taxis are available.
  • Fuaʻamotu was originally built in 1942 by a civilian contractor for the US Army.
  • 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.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Set NIM as destination Airport Get more information about Diori Hamani International Airport