Apia international airport

Faleolo International AirportOpens in a new tab or window (APW) is located approximately 40kms from Apia, the capital of Samoa and is the international gateway to the islands located in the South Pacific. 

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Qantas flights QF1-QF399 operate from this airport. 


Qantas international arrivals to domestic connections

Customers with domestic connections should collect their bags and proceed through Immigration. After exiting Immigration, follow the signs to the Domestic check-in desks in the main check-in area. 

Qantas international arrivals to international connections

On arrival, customers should collect their bags, clear customs and immigration and proceed to the main check-in area for their onward connection. After security checks, customers can proceed to their departure gate for their next flight. 

Domestic and international connections to Qantas international departures

On arrival at the airport, proceed to the Qantas check-in desks. Locations and departure gate information are displayed on screens throughout the terminal.  



There are no ticketing facilities available at the airport.


To find details of the current Qantas check-in location, refer to the information monitors in the terminal building. Check-in opens from 3 hours before departure.

Online check-in is available for Qantas international flights (QF1-199) and other eligible connecting flights operated by oneworld, partner and codeshare airlines. Online check-in opens 24 hours before your international flight departure and closes 90 minutes before departure.

Flight status

View our flight status page for departure information.



Baggage carousels are located in the arrivals hall. Information monitors display flight carousel numbers.

Baggage services has a counter located in the baggage collection area.

Flight status

View our flight status page for arrival information.


Eligible Qantas lounge customers are invited to use the Faleolo Airport Lounge

Find out more about partner lounge availability, features, operating hours and access.


Transport Details
Car The airport is approximately a 50 minute drive from the city.
Taxis A taxi rank is located in front of the terminal.
Buses Public buses operate between the airport and the city of Apia. Buses depart from the main road, a short walk from the airport terminal.
Airport transfers Services operate between the airport and the city, hotels and resorts. These services can be pre-booked, or bookings can be made on arrival.
Lists the transport options for getting to and from Apia airport.

Important information

Times and prices are a guide only.