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Fua’amotu International Airport (TBU)

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Fua’amotu International Airport serves not only Nukuʻalofa but also the nation of Tonga. It is on the south side of the main island, Tongatapu, 20 km from the capital of Tonga, Nukuʻalofa. 

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Number of Terminals - 2 - (one domestic and one international)
Airlines: Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Fiji Airways, Talofa Airways
Annual passenger traffic:
Tel: +676 35-001


The airport is on the south side of the main island, Tongatapu, 20 km from the capital of Tonga, Nukuʻalofa. 

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Car rental companies

There are no counters in the terminal. Guests are advised to book the order in advance.


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What services does Fua’amotu International Airport (TBU) facilities include

Inbound and outbound Duty free shop

Cafes & Gift Shops in the public areas and in the departure lounge

Currency exchanges (public areas)

TALIA lounges available for arriving and departing passengers for $50 per person


Accommodation near Fua’amotu International Airport (TBU)

Saoirses East (10.6 km), Paea's Guest House (10.9 km)


Booking accommodation

Public and private transportation

Taxis, hotel mini-buses and the terminal transfer bus are found at the curbside directly outside both terminals.

Taxi's meet incoming international and domestic flights. The standard fare for up to four passengers between the airport and Nuku'alofa is T$40.

Many hotels and guesthouses also offer airport transfers for guests. These need to be arranged prior to your arrival.


Parking services at Fua’amotu International Airport (TBU)

An open air car parking is located in front of the terminal building.


Services for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance should notify the airline about their particular needs in advance.