Airports in Cook Islands
Aitutaki Airport is an airport on Aitutaki in the Cook Islands (IATA: AIT, ICAO: NCAI). The airport was originally constructed by the United States and New Zealand militaries during World War II. The runway recently underwent a $3.8 million upgrade. The ‘terminal’ building at Aitutaki Airport is basically a roof with no or few windows. There […]
Mitiaro, the fourth island in the Cook Islands group, is of volcanic origin. Standing in water 14,750 feet deep (4500 m) it is four miles (6.4 km) across at its widest point.
Rarotonga International Airport (IATA: RAR, ICAO: NCRG) is the Cook Islands’ main international gateway, located in the town and district of Avarua, Rarotonga, 3km west of the downtown area on the northern coast. The airport first opened in 1975 on the site of a former U.S. World War II base. In 2003, the terminal and […]