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Airports & Lounges

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Tahiti Faa’a International Airport - PPT

Tahiti Faa'a International Airport (PPT) is the strategic gateway to the South Pacific and our home base on the island of Tahiti. Air Tahiti Nui operates from the International Terminal Building. For transfers to inter-island flights, Air Tahiti operates from the same terminal.
Note: Faa'a Airport is not a 24 hour operation. If you are connecting to an early morning departure flight, it is the normal requirement that you collect your checked baggage and clear customs/immigration formalities before checking in for your onward flight. International check-in opens 3 hours prior to departure.

Map of Tahiti Faa'a International airport

Check-In Counter Hours of Operation

International Terminal Opens: 3 hours Prior to Departure
FOR ALL FLIGHTS IMMIGRATION AND PREMIERE LOUNGE OPEN 2 HOURS BEFORE DEPARTURE TIME
Closes: 1 hour Prior to Departure

 

Recommended Check-In Time

International: 3 hours
Inter-Island: 1.5 hours

 

Baggage Service

Phone: (689) 40-86-42-21 OR 40-86-60-92 
Recommended Connection Times Web Site
International to Inter-island: 1.5 hours
Inter-Island to International: 1.5 hours
www.tahiti-aeroport.pf

 

Luggage Storage Information

Aéroport de Tahiti (Tahiti Airport - ADT) offers a baggage storage facility at Tahiti-Faa'a Airport.
It is located in the main concourse, halfway between the international departures and arrivals areas.

 

Opening Hours

Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat: 6am to midday / 1:30pm to 10pm
Thu: 6am to midday / 1:30pm to 11pm
Sun: 6am to midday / 1:30pm to 6pm

Rates
Large suitcase or box - XPF950/8 Euros for 24 hours.
Mastercard and Visa accepted.

Contact
For rates, schedule or more info call +689 40 86 60 61

Full Service Lounges

Air Tahiti Nui offers Business Class travelers access to full service lounges. Invitation cards and specific directions to the lounge will be provided to customers upon check in. Lounge locations are subject to change at each airport and LAX airport lounge is subject to availability

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Papeete, Tahiti

International Lounge located one floor above the departure gates.

Los Angeles International Airport - LAX

The world's third busiest airport, LAX offers daily connections to every major North American city. Air Tahiti Nui operates from the Tom Bradley International Terminal, one of eight terminals at LAX. For transfers to other terminals either walk or look for the “Airline Connections A Shuttle” found at the lower level (Arrival Level) in front of the terminal.

Map of LAX International airport

Check-In Counter

Tom Bradley International Terminal Positions: A24 - 30 (Due to Airport Requirements this location may be subject to occasional change)

 

Recommended Check-In Time

3 hours prior to departure.
*** Holiday seasons: 3 1/2 hours***
Click here for Security information

 

Recommended Connection Times

The following are the official connecting times for LAX:
Domestic to Int'l: 1 1/2 hours
Int'l to Int'l: 2 hours
Int'l to Domestic: 2 hours
Due to heightened security, Air Tahiti Nui recommends: 3 hours

NOTE: Most major airlines can check your luggage from your home city all the way to Tahiti. This will save you time connecting in Los Angeles. Low fare airlines such as Southwest do not transfer bags to other airlines. Check with your originating airline or Air Tahiti Nui Reservation regarding baggage transfer agreements.

 

Check-In Counter Hours of Operation

- Opens: 3 1/2 hours prior to departure
- Closes: One Hour prior to departure.

 

Baggage Service

Click here for Worldwide Offices Contact information.
Website: www.lawa.org

Full Service Lounges

Air Tahiti Nui offers Business Class travelers access to full service lounges. Invitation cards and specific directions to the lounge will be provided to customers upon check in. Lounge locations are subject to change at each airport and LAX airport lounge is subject to availability

back of the seats of the Air Tahiti Nui Poerava Business Class Cabin with the entertainment screens

Los Angeles

Shared airport lounge available for most flights. Location provided at check-in. For flights the lounge is not available, Business Class passengers will receive a meal voucher.

sunset at Los Angeles Beach

Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport (CDG)

Connecting the City of Lights with her overseas territory of Polynesia while providing a new option for both visitors and freight from Europe to Los Angeles and on to the South Pacific. Air Tahiti Nui operates from Terminal 2A.

Map of CDG International airport

Paris - USA Enhanced Security Requirements

Air Tahiti Nui services departing from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Los Angeles will be required to abide by new security directives from the United States Transportation Security Administration.

Effective immediately, customers departing Paris will be required to demonstrate that all electronic devices in their possession at the time of boarding, including telephones, tablets, laptops, e-books, game consoles, cameras and camcorders are in working order and functioning under battery power. Checks will be made at the time of boarding, and equipment that is defective or not functioning will not be permitted aboard the aircraft. It is recommended that customers keep their battery chargers in their cabin baggage should they need to charge their equipment prior to boarding their flight.

Check-In Counter

Terminal 2A, North Wing, 4th Floor, Counter B

 

Recommended Check-In Time

Recommended checkin time is 3 1/2 hours

 

Recommended Connection Times

Recommended connection time is 2 hours minimum
Check-In Counter Hours of Operation

  • Opens: 3.5 hours prior to departure
  • Closes: 1 hour before departure

 

Baggage Service

Tel: 01 48 16 41 61
Website: www.paris-cdg.com

Full Service Lounges

Air Tahiti Nui offers Business Class travelers access to full service lounges. Invitation cards and specific directions to the lounge will be provided to customers upon check in. Lounge locations are subject to change at each airport and LAX airport lounge is subject to availability

back of the seats of the Air Tahiti Nui Poerava Business Class Cabin with the entertainment screens
view of Tour Eiffel at Paris

Paris

At Charles de Gaulle Paris airport, customers are invited to utilize the Cathay Pacific Lounge.

Auckland International Airport - AKL

Air Tahiti Nui operates from the International Terminal. Check-in is located at counters 38-43 zone C on the Ground Floor. Taxis and shuttle buses are available for all arriving and departing flights. The airport to central city taxi fare is between NZ$75-NZ$90. An efficient Airport-City Airbus operates 24hours, for a cost of NZ$16 one way.
For further information visit www.airbus.co.nz. Shuttle buses also offer economical transportation between the central city, suburbs and the airport on a 'shared ride' basis.

A free bus runs between the international terminal and the domestic terminals from 5.00 am to 10.30 pm daily.

Map of AKL International airport

Check-In Counter

International Terminal - The Air Tahiti Nui check-in is located at Counters 38-43 in Zone C.
Customers travelling on Codeshare flight TN2182 please check in at the Air New Zealand kiosks in Zone A.
(For operational reasons, counter locations may vary occasionally)
Business Class - Dedicated  Business Class Check-in is located at counters 38 and 39 in Zone C.

 

Recommended Check-In Time

Recommended check-in time is 3 hours

 

Minimum Connection Times

NOTE: The times listed represent the absolute minimum connection times, but the times shown do not guarantee a connection. Due to regular airport congestion Air Tahiti Nui recommends adding at least 30 minutes to the guidelines below.

  • International to International: 1 Hour 15 Minutes
  • International to Domestic: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
  • Domestic to International: 1 Hour 15 Minutes

** Connecting Flights - Separate Tickets **

Most airlines will not permit baggage to be checked to your final destination when separate connecting tickets are used. If you using separate tickets and connecting to another destination, please allow sufficient extra time upon arrival at Auckland to clear customs and immigration formalities, collect your checked baggage, and check in for your onward flight.

 

Check-In Counter Hours of Operation

  • Opens: 4 hours prior to departure

  • Closes: 1 Hour prior to departure

Boarding Gate Closes 15 minutes prior to departure

 

Baggage Service

Tel: 0800 224 664 (from NZ only)

Website: www.auckland-airport.co.nz

'Airbus' - Airport to City Bus website: www.airbus.co.nz

Full Service Lounges

Air Tahiti Nui offers Business Class travelers access to full service lounges. Invitation cards and specific directions to the lounge will be provided to customers upon check in. Lounge locations are subject to change at each airport and LAX airport lounge is subject to availability

back of the seats of the Air Tahiti Nui Poerava Business Class Cabin with the entertainment screens

Auckland

Business Class Customers are invited to utilize the Qantas Business Class Lounge, which is situated airside, just past the customs and security checkpoint. An invitation is provided at check-in.

Business Class customers traveling on codeshare flight TN2102 will be provided an invitation to the Air New Zealand lounge upon check-in.

Photo of a sculpture in wood of a tiki

Tokyo Narita Airport - NRT

The new airport at Narita connects the world's largest metropolitan area to the ATN route network. Air Tahiti Nui operates from Terminal 2.

Map of Narita International airport

Check-In Counter

Terminal 2 (3F) , Counter J

 

Recommended Check-In Time

Recommended Check-In Time is 2 hours

 

Recommended Connection Times

  • Domestic to Domestic: 30 minutes
  • OTHERS: 2 hours

 

Check-In Counter Hours of Operation

  • Opens: 2 1/2 hours prior to departure
  • Closes: 1 hour prior to departure

 

Baggage Service

Tel: +(81) 3 6267 1177

 

Website

Website: www.narita-airport.jp

Full Service Lounges

Air Tahiti Nui offers Business Class travelers access to full service lounges. Invitation cards and specific directions to the lounge will be provided to customers upon check in. Lounge locations are subject to change at each airport and LAX airport lounge is subject to availability

back of the seats of the Air Tahiti Nui Poerava Business Class Cabin with the entertainment screens

Tokyo

At Tokyo Narita Airport customers are invited to utilize the Qantas Business Class Lounge

Aerial view of Tokyo town at night

Sydney Airport - SYD

Sydney Airport also known as Kingsford Smith Airport. From Sydney, Air Tahiti Nui offers three direct online services to Tahiti, and three connecting services via Auckland* weekly (*In partnership with Code Share partner – Qantas Airways)

Map of Sydney International airport

Check-In Counter  Code Share Partner's Website

Air Tahiti Nui/Qantas - International Check-in at Qantas Counters
Terminal 1 -Check-In Counter A
Counter numbers may vary. Check the display consoles inside the terminal for details.
For more detailed information please see Qantas Airways site: www.qantas.com
Recommended Check-In Time Web Site
3 hours www.sydneyairport.com.au

Latest Check-In Time Baggage Service

  • All Check in counters will close one hour prior to departure.
  • All Boarding gates will close 15 minutes prior to the departure.

 

From Australia Only: Tel: 1 300 653 077 (Economy Class)
Tel: 1 300 653 066 ( Business / First )
Hours: 0700-2100 Daily.

 

Minimum Connection Times

  • From Domestic Flight to Domestic Flight: 30 min
  • From Domestic Flight to International Flight: 1h
  • From International Flight to Domestic Flight: 1h15
  • From International Flight to International Flight: 1h