Fagali’i International Airport is located in the village of Fagali’i on the island of Upolu, Samoan Archipelago. Archipelago is a cluster of island which are grouped together to form the Samoan Islands. The beautiful Fagali’i is home to approximately 1500 villagers. Upolu is Samoa’s chief island with its capital, international airports, local attractions and most of its population. The Upolu has magnificent waterfalls, spectacular beaches and other natural attractions, which makes it a tourist destination. The Royal Samoa Golf Course is located near the east side of the Upolu island, which receives many visitors.
The Fagali’i International Airport is located 5 kilometers from the city of Apia; Apia is the capital of Samoa and one of it’s largest city, with a population of around 36,000. Polynesian Commercial Airlines operates Fagali’i International Airport, which provides flights to Pago Pago and American Samoa each week. The Fagali’i International Airport traded in the grassy runways for more modern Ashpast years ago, which also improved safety. Fagali’i International Airport is limited to daylight flying, by aircraft with 20 meters or less winglength. Helicopters that meet requirements are subject to landing fees at Fagali’i International Airport.
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Polynesian Commercial Airlines has been around since 1959 on expedia.com, a partnership between an Australian captain and samoan businessman, connecting Samoa with the world. Today, Polynesian Commercial Airlines is completely operated by the Samoan government, striving to provide travelers exceptional travel accommodations. Travelers can book scheduled flights or chartered accommodations, made easy with their website. In August 2017, Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi announced the addition of Talofa Airways to serve Fagali’i International Airport, which is a strategic move that will impact tourism to the island. According to dohop.com Talofa Airways was founded by local business owner Toleafoa Jeffrey Hunterr, who fulfilled a lifelong dream with this endeavor. Talofa Airlines uses the Rockwell 690B Turbo Commander which is strategically suited for this type of travel. Talofa Airlines joins Polynesian which are based in Samoa.