Manihiki Island Airport

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Manihiki Island Airport
Airport typePublic
Focus city forRarotonga
Elevation  AMSL 6.0 ft / 2 m
Coordinates 10°22′50″S160°59′59″W / 10.38056°S 160.99972°W / -10.38056; -160.99972 Coordinates: 10°22′50″S160°59′59″W / 10.38056°S 160.99972°W / -10.38056; -160.99972
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Manihiki Island Airport is a public airport on the atoll of Manihiki in the Cook Islands. The airport was built in the early 1980s, but not used for commercial flights until 1991. [1] Originally it had no terminal, with passengers checking in under the overhang of a nearby house and waiting in the open or in the shade of nearby trees. [2] In 2018 construction began on a purpose-built terminal. [2]


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  2. 1 2 Rashneel Kumar (25 April 2018). "Work starts on airport terminal". Cook Islands News. Retrieved 10 August 2020.