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FUN Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: FUN / NGFU
Airport Name: Funafuti International Airport
Location: Funafuti, Tuvalu
GPS Coordinates: 8°31'30"S by 179°11'47"E
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 9 feet (3 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Funafuti International Airport (FUN):

  • In November 2013 the World Bank approved US$6.06 million in finance for the existing Tuvalu Aviation Investment Project for the purpose of improving operational safety and oversight of international air transport and associated infrastructure at Funafuti International Airport.
  • The furthest airport from Funafuti International Airport (FUN) is Tamale Airport (TML), which is nearly antipodal to Funafuti International Airport (meaning Funafuti International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Tamale Airport), and is located 12,365 miles (19,900 kilometers) away in Tamale, Northern Region, Ghana.
  • The deterioration of the runway's sub-base is a consequence of its low elevation and the hydrologic dynamics in the sub-surface of the atoll.
  • Funafuti International Airport (FUN) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Because of Funafuti International Airport's relatively low elevation of 9 feet, planes can take off or land at Funafuti 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 closest airport to Funafuti International Airport (FUN) is Arorae Island Airport (AIS), which is located 440 miles (708 kilometers) NNW of FUN.
  • By the middle of 1944, as the fighting moved further north toward Japan, the Americans began to withdraw.
  • The military airfield included an airstrip, control tower, facilities and radio station at Tepuka, connected by cable to the airfield.

Map of Nearest Airports from Funafuti International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Funafuti International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
1440.18 miles (708.39 km) NNWArorae Island Airport (AIS)Arorae Island, KiribatiView Arorae Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Arorae Island Airport Set AIS as destination Airport Get more information about Arorae Island Airport
2440.66 miles (709.17 km) SSEAéroport 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
3452.60 miles (728.38 km) SEWallis 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
4541.82 miles (871.97 km) NNWBeru Island Airport (BEZ)Beru, KiribatiView Beru Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Beru Island Airport Set BEZ as destination Airport Get more information about Beru Island Airport
5548.80 miles (883.21 km) SLabasa 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
6579.67 miles (932.89 km) SYasawa Island Airport (YAS)Yasawa Island, FijiView Yasawa Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Yasawa Island Airport Set YAS as destination Airport Get more information about Yasawa Island Airport
7599.17 miles (964.27 km) SEMata'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
8609.65 miles (981.13 km) SKoro 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
9635.38 miles (1,022.54 km) SLevuka 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
10644.44 miles (1,037.12 km) SCicia 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
11647.61 miles (1,042.22 km) SSWMana Island Airport (MNF)Mana Island, FijiView Mana Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Mana Island Airport Set MNF as destination Airport Get more information about Mana Island Airport
12648.54 miles (1,043.72 km) SNadi 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
13652.39 miles (1,049.92 km) ESEAsau Airport (AAU)Asau, SamoaView Asau Airport on a map View satellite image of Asau Airport Set AAU as destination Airport Get more information about Asau Airport
14659.04 miles (1,060.63 km) SSuva 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
15682.10 miles (1,097.73 km) ESEMaota (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

Map of Furthest Airports from Funafuti International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Funafuti International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,365.38 miles (19,900.11 km) NTamale Airport (TML)Tamale, Northern Region, GhanaView Tamale Airport on a map View satellite image of Tamale Airport Set TML as destination Airport Get more information about Tamale Airport
212,305.08 miles (19,803.05 km) NESunyani Airport (NYI)Sunyani, GhanaView Sunyani Airport on a map View satellite image of Sunyani Airport Set NYI as destination Airport Get more information about Sunyani Airport
312,300.59 miles (19,795.83 km) NNEKumasi Airport (KMS)Kumasi, GhanaView Kumasi Airport on a map View satellite image of Kumasi Airport Set KMS as destination Airport Get more information about Kumasi Airport
412,298.38 miles (19,792.27 km) ENESoko Airport (BDK)Bondoukou, Côte d'IvoireView Soko Airport on a map View satellite image of Soko Airport Set BDK as destination Airport Get more information about Soko Airport
512,281.46 miles (19,765.05 km) NWNiamtougou International Airport (LRL)Niamtougou, TogoView Niamtougou International Airport on a map View satellite image of Niamtougou International Airport Set LRL as destination Airport Get more information about Niamtougou International Airport
612,276.44 miles (19,756.97 km) ENEBouna Tehini Airport (BQO)Bouna, Côte d'IvoireView Bouna Tehini Airport on a map View satellite image of Bouna Tehini Airport Set BQO as destination Airport Get more information about Bouna Tehini Airport
712,253.81 miles (19,720.55 km) NZabré Airport (XZA)Zabré, Burkina FasoView Zabré Airport on a map View satellite image of Zabré Airport Set XZA as destination Airport Get more information about Zabré Airport
812,251.92 miles (19,717.50 km) NPô Airport (PUP)Pô, Burkina FasoView Pô Airport on a map View satellite image of Pô Airport Set PUP as destination Airport Get more information about Pô Airport
912,251.77 miles (19,717.26 km) WNWDjougou Airport (DJA)Djougou, BeninView Djougou Airport on a map View satellite image of Djougou Airport Set DJA as destination Airport Get more information about Djougou Airport
1012,241.54 miles (19,700.80 km) NWBoundétingou Airport (NAE)Natitingou, BeninView Boundétingou Airport on a map View satellite image of Boundétingou Airport Set NAE as destination Airport Get more information about Boundétingou Airport
1112,237.81 miles (19,694.80 km) NNELeo Airport (XLU)Leo, Burkina FasoView Leo Airport on a map View satellite image of Leo Airport Set XLU as destination Airport Get more information about Leo Airport
1212,230.97 miles (19,683.79 km) NEGaoua Airport (XGA)Gaoua, Burkina FasoView Gaoua Airport on a map View satellite image of Gaoua Airport Set XGA as destination Airport Get more information about Gaoua Airport
1312,230.36 miles (19,682.81 km) NNWKotoka International Airport Accra Air Force Station (ACC)Accra, GhanaView Kotoka International Airport Accra Air Force Station on a map View satellite image of Kotoka International Airport Accra Air Force Station Set ACC as destination Airport Get more information about Kotoka International Airport Accra Air Force Station
1412,222.25 miles (19,669.75 km) NNWPama Airport (XPA)Pama, Burkina FasoView Pama Airport on a map View satellite image of Pama Airport Set XPA as destination Airport Get more information about Pama Airport
1512,221.25 miles (19,668.14 km) NWLomé–Tokoin Airport (LFW)Lomé, TogoView Lomé–Tokoin Airport on a map View satellite image of Lomé–Tokoin Airport Set LFW as destination Airport Get more information about Lomé–Tokoin Airport