Talofa lava! Welcome to sunny Samoa! Situated 40km away from the heart of Apia; Faleolo International Airport serves as the main gateway of its capital city, as well as the islands of Samoa. The airport is opened 24 hours every day, welcoming passengers from regional locations like New Zealand and Australia, but also from international destinations like the United States of America.
The airport comprises one main terminal building offering very basic services and facilities. Eight check in counters located close to the terminal entrance handles all departing passengers; with everyone flying into Apia passing through one of the three airport gates. For locals looking to drive to the airport before flying off, short term parking facilities are also available. Prominent airlines landing in and taking off from Faleolo International Airport include Virgin Australia, Fiji Airways and Air New Zealand.
Services and Facilities
Within Faleolo International Airport, passengers are treated to a wide array of amenities which will facilitate their convenience and comfort here. Flying in without any local cash? Not to worry as there are banking facilities offered by reputed companies like ANZ and Westpac, as well as currency exchange services so that you will not be stuck penniless anywhere in the city. Passengers can also grab a quick bite at the restaurants located in the airport to stop your tummy from growling. Got a moment or two to spare before your flight starts boarding? Come check out the wide ranges offered by the Duty Free selections or gift shops to pick up a trinket for your loved ones back home.
Passengers arriving for the first time in Apia may also head to the travel agents located onsite for more information about the city and proposed itineraries that they may consider embarking on. Want a private vehicle to call your own during your stay here? Make your way to the car rental operators, such as Apia Rentals and Funway Rentals, to learn more about their affordable rates!
Airport or nearby transit hotels
Coming in to Apia via Faleolo International Airport for a short duration of time but without any accommodation reservations yet? Fret not as the city is bustling with multiple choices of lodging options, offering excellent services and optimal levels of comfort to ensure that your holiday experience is enhanced to the best that it can be.
The Airport Lodge, situated just a 10 minutes’ drive away from the airport, offers passengers a great source of temporary refuge during their long transit or layovers. The layout of this accommodation ensures high levels of privacy, as guests are provided with their own exclusive bungalows furnished with tasteful decorations as well as an outstanding view of the South Pacific Ocean. The Airport Lodge also owns a private jetty where visitors can go to for a soak in the tranquil waters, or simply stroll around the compound while sea breezes caress your face gently.
Another option located just as close to the airport’s premises is Aggie Grey’s Lagoon. Visitors looking forward to falling asleep with the sounds of waves lapping at the shore will enjoy their stay here very much. Highly hospitable staff, private outdoor showers, manicured golf courses, tennis courts, kid friendly facilities, and a multitude of water sports; guests residing at Aggie Grey’s Lagoon will never have to entertain a moment of boredom during their time in Apia!