The Fagali’I Airport is in Apia, Samoa. This is a rather small airport; however, it does have a 2267-foot-long runway. If traveling to the Fagali’I Airport, ensure a currency transfer is done over to Tala prior to avoid any hassle after arriving. There are also many hotels in the area and services to take you to and from the airport from the hotel. Some time back the airport was closed to the public for a while, but as tourism began to boom again in the area, the airport was re-opened to the public for both local and international use. During the time the airport was closed the government was still utilizing the facility and when done was sold to Polynesian Airlines and it was then that the airport was re-opened. Since then Polynesian Airlines has strived to provide low cost flights to all of its customers.
Fagali’I Airport acts as a hub for many other countries, tourists, and international flights. It is centrally located to be able to take reasonably priced short flights to near by countries or international flights out. If traveling across an ocean this airport is going to be one of the most important stopping points. Also, although this airport is relatively small it is Samoa’s only international airport, so if traveling over to Samoa, most likely this is the airport that you will use. Flights to Fagali’I Airport are relatively easy to obtain through their website or a travel/flight booking website, such as Travelocity or the many others.
When speaking of small, the town of Fagali comes in around 1,571 people. As far as America is concerned, Samoa Airways handles the flights out of Fagali’I Airport, as well as to Ta’u (Fitiuta), and sometimes flights to Ofu-Olosega Islands. There is also another small airline that provides flights to the many nearby villages and other islands. Overall the Fagali’I Airport is not a bad airport to visit and is very centrally located to many attractions making it a natural hub and desired location for many since being re-opened.