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Fa'a'ā International Airport

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NTAA
Airport
ICAO: NTAA – IATA: PPT
Summary
Name Fa'a'ā International Airport
Region Asia and Pacific
Territory French Polynesia PF.gif
Location Fa'a'ā, Tahiti
Serving Pape'ete
Elevation 2 m
6.562 ft
6.562 ft2 m
Coordinates 17° 33' 13.13" S, 149° 36' 25.34" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
4/22 3463 m11,361.549 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation NTAA 181800Z 18005KT 9999 FEW050 23/15 Q1014 NOSIG
Station Tahiti-Faaa
Date/Time 18 July 2019 18:00:00
Wind direction 180°
Wind speed 05 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 23°C
Dew point 15°C
Humidity 60%
QNH 1014 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Tahiti/Fa'a'ā International Airport

ICAO: NTAA IATA: PPT

Description

Faa'a International Airport or Tahiti Faa'a International Airport is located in the commune (municipality) of Faa'a, on the island of Tahiti, French Polynesia, 5 km2.7 nm
5,000 m
16,404.199 ft
west southwest from the town center of Papeete, the capital of French Polynesia. It is the only airport in French Polynesia serving international flights.

Climatology

Tropical Monsoon climate (Köppen climate classification Am) - monthly mean temperatures above 18°C64.4 °F
291.15 K
524.07 °R
in every month of the year and features wet and dry seasons. A tropical monsoon climate typically features less pronounced dry seasons than a tropical savanna climate and see less variance in temperatures during the course of the year. The driest month nearly always occurs at or soon after the "winter" solstice.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of NTAA

  • DC10, Tahiti French Polynesia, 2000 (On 24 December 2000, a Hawaiian Airlines DC10 overran the runway at Tahiti after landing long on a wet runway having encountered crosswinds and turbulence on approach in thunderstorms.)