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Moorea Airport
Aéroport de Moorea
Moorea Temae Airport
View on approach to Moorea Airport
IATA: MOZ – ICAO: NTTM
Moorea Airport
Location of airport in French Polynesia
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator SETIL Aéroports
Serves Moorea, French Polynesia
Elevation AMSL 16 ft / 5 m
Coordinates 17°29′22″S 149°45′44″W / 17.48944°S 149.76222°W / -17.48944; -149.76222
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 1,237 4,058 Asphalt
Sources: French AIP, UAF, DAFIF

Moorea Airport (French: Aéroport de Moorea) (IATA: MOZ, ICAO: NTTM) is an airport serving the island of Moorea in French Polynesia. It is also known as Temae Airport or Moorea Temae Airport for its location near the village of Temae in northeastern Moorea. The airport is located 7.5 km (4.0 NM) northeast of Afareitu, the island's main village. It is also 15 km (8.1 NM) west of the island of Tahiti. The airport opened on October 6, 1967.

History


Air Moorea aircraft at Moorea Airport
Air Moorea aircraft at Moorea Airport
  • 27 March 1967: Construction of the runway at Moorea‑Temae.
  • 6 October 1967: Opening of the Temae airfield.
  • 1977: The Moorea-Temae aerodrome is transferred to the SETIL - Société d'Équipement de Tahiti et des Iles (Equipment Company of Tahiti and the Islands).
  • 1982: Construction of the existing terminal and adding additional parking spaces.
  • 1987: Lengthening the runway to accommodate ATR 42.
  • 1990: Construction of a new control tower.
  • 2003: Work and upgrading to accommodate ATR 72.

Facilities

The airport resides at an elevation of 16 feet (5 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 12/30 with an asphalt surface measuring 1,237 by 30 metres (4,058 × 98 ft).

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Air Tahiti Bora Bora, Huahine, Papeete, Raiatea Island

Annual statistics

Annual statistics for Moorea Airport:

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Passengers 221,888 228,813 193,033 135,144 119,602
Cargo (tonnes) 25 30 35 36 32
Aircraft movements 23,794 23 602 18,975 16,092 14,360


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General Info
Country French Polynesia
ICAO ID NTTM
Time UTC-10
Latitude -17.489972
17° 29' 23.90" S
Longitude -149.761869
149° 45' 42.73" W
Elevation 9 feet
3 meters
Magnetic Variation 012° E (01/06)
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Near City Temae
Island Group Society I
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS


Communications
TAHITI TWR 118.1
TAHITI 128.8
TAHITI APP 121.3


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
12/30 3871 x 66 feet
1180 x 20 meters
ASPHALT 025FAYT NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
NDB MO MOOREA - 377.5 At Field -


Remarks
CAUTION Very strong turb due to wind from S or SW. BASH
LGT PAPI Rwy 12 MEHT 49'; Rwy 30, GS 4.0 .
MISC Rain fr Nov to Mar.
OPR HOURS Opr HX.
RSTD 180 turns rwy ends only.



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