The Airport Nouméa - La Tontouta
The international airport Nouméa - La Tontouta lies 50km north of Nouméa and connects New Caledonia with several destinations: Paris, Tokyo, Osaka, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Auckland, Papeete, Nandi, Wallis and Port-Vila.
Since 1968 the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) operates the airport. The CCI manages the exploitation, the installations concerning air freight, assistance for aircraft and their maintenance. The CCI is also responsible for the development and servicing of air traffic infrastructures and the platform's different networks.
The airport structures cover an area of 20.000m2 and receive over 530.000 passengers annually. The airport itself disposes of two parking stands directly linked to the passenger terminal. For passengers and visitors a drop-off area is available, right in front of the airport, and 570 parking places, free of charge for the first 20 minutes.
Since 2016, the CCI applies an ambitious policy of low impact development, in order to master and reduce the impact of the platform's activities on the environment.
A wide range of services
The International Airport Nouméa - La Tontouta offers a wide range of services for all passengers, such as a free Wifi access, in the passenger terminal, a CCI information booth, accompanying persons, etc.
The airport also proposes 24/7 duty free shops in the arrival and departure areas offering perfumes, cosmetics, alcohol, souvenirs from New Caledonia, books, journals and newspapers.
Two restaurants, open 24/7, offer a varied choice of drinks and snacks.
Various services are proposed in the freely accessible main hall (post office, ATM...). Thus, visitors can by phone cards and stamps or change foreign currencies right on site.
To arrive at the airport, or leave it, there are numerous possibilities: several companies provide shuttle services, their are taxis and car rentals, etc.