Mitiaro Airport

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Mitiaro Airport

Nukuroa Airport
Summary
Location Mitiaro in the Cook Islands
Elevation  AMSL 25 ft / 7.62 m
Coordinates 19°50′35″S157°42′12″W / 19.84306°S 157.70333°W / -19.84306; -157.70333 Coordinates: 19°50′35″S157°42′12″W / 19.84306°S 157.70333°W / -19.84306; -157.70333
Website Cook Islands Airports
Runways
Direction LengthSurface
ftm
11/294,9001,500rolled gravel/coral
09/274,2801,300disused

Mitiaro Airport (also known as Nukuroa Airport) ( IATA : MOI, ICAO : NCMR) is an airport on Mitiaro in the Cook Islands.

Airlines and destinations

AirlinesDestinations
Air Rarotonga Mauke, Rarotonga [1]

Three flights per week are available to Rarotonga.

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References

  1. https://www.airraro.com/en/flying-with-us/flight-schedules