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Rarotonga International Airport Code RAR

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Airport coordinates

LAT / LON -21°-12'-9"S / -159°-48'-21"W


Weather Observations

Station ID: NCRG
Observation Time: 20/04/2021 2:11 am

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About Rarotonga International Airport Code

Rarotonga Airport code is RAR. This three-letter IATA code has been derived from the Rarotonga city that Rarotonga Airport serves. Rarotonga International Airport (RAR) is located at an elevation of 6 meters above sea level in the heart of the Avarua district. 

About Rarotonga International Airport (RAR)

Rarotonga International Airport (RAR) is situated on the northern coast about 3 kilometers west of the downtown area. Its concrete surface runway 08/26 is quite close to nearby roads due to which the general public often gets too close to departing and landing aircraft. 

Nearest Airports to Rarotonga International Airport (RAR)

Atiu Island Airport : 222.88 km

Aitutaki Airport : 263.77 km

Mitiaro Island Airport : 266.12 km

Mauke Island Airport : 282.13 km

Major Airports Operating from Rarontong International Airports (RAR)

Air New Zealand

Air Rarotonga 

Air Tahiti

Jetstar Airways

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
08-26 7,638 ft 150 ft Concrete Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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