Noumea international airport

La Tontouta International Airport (NOU) is the largest airport in Nouméa, New Caledonia.   The airport is in the municipality of Païta, approximately 52 km (32 mi) northwest of Nouméa.

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Flights

Qantas flights QF1-QF399 operate from this airport. All Qantas customers arriving from Noumea to Australia will clear customs and immigration at their first arrival port.

Departures

Ticketing

There are no ticketing facilities available at the airport.

Contact the local Qantas office for assistance.

Check-in

Check-in is open 2 hours before departure from Monday to Sunday and available from departure hall 1.

Economy check-in and bag drop is available from counters 5 to 9.

Check-in for Business, Qantas Club and oneworld Emerald passengers is available at counter 1 and 2.

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 2 hours before departure.

Service desk and assistance is avaliable from counters 10 and 11.

Flight status

View our real time flight status page for up-to-the-minute departure information.

Arrivals

Baggage

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

Baggage services is located in the arrival hall, before customs.

Open from 7.30am to 3.30pm everyday.

Phone: +687 (352615)

Baggage enquiries email Pacific Aiport Engie (ground handler): service.bagages.pae@engie.com

Flight status

View our real time flight status page for up-to-the-minute arrival information.

Lounges

Find out more about lounge features, operating hours and access to the Noumea International Associated Lounge (Aircalin).

Transport

Lists the transport options for getting to and from Noumea airport.
Transport Details
Car The airport is approximately 45 minutes drive from the town centre.
Car parking is available.  A fee will be charged.
Taxis Approximately XPF9000 one way to the city.
Shuttle buses Approximately XPF3,000 per person via a private shuttle service to the town centre or Magenta domestic airport (located in heart of town)
Bus Approximately XPF400 per person to the town centre

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Important information


Information correct as of September 2019. Times and prices are a guide only.