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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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.



There are no ticketing facilities available at the airport.


Check-in is open 2 hours before departure from Monday to Sunday.

Economy check-in is available from counters 19 to 21. Check-in for Business, Qantas Club and oneworld Emerald passengers is available at counter 18.

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.

Flight status

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



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:

Flight status

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


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


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.
Buses Approximately XPF400 per person via a shuttle service to the town centre  

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Important information

Information correct as of June 2017. Times and prices are a guide only.