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Aitape is a small town on the north coast of Papua New Guinea. It serves as a starting point for exploring the region's historical sites and natural beauty. The town itself was impacted by a tsunami in 1998, but reconstruction efforts are ongoing. Aitape played a role in the war as a landing site for Allied forces. Remains of bunkers and airfields can still be seen. The surrounding area is home to a variety of birdlife, making it a destination for bird enthusiasts. Visitors can also learn about traditional Papua New Guinean culture through local villages and handicrafts.

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Airports near Aitape

You have choices when it comes to reaching Aitape. Here is a selection of 4 airports you can fly to when travelling to Aitape.

Port Moresby International Airport

This is the largest airport in Papua New Guinea and offers connections to various international hubs like Singapore, Brisbane, and Manila. While it's around 500 kilometres southeast of Aitape, it's the busiest airport with the most flight options. You can find connecting flights to Nadzab (NAZ) or Wewak (WWK), both closer to your destination.


Nadzab Airport

Located around 200 kilometres west of Aitape, Nadzab offers connections to Port Moresby and other domestic destinations. While it has fewer flight options than Port Moresby, it might be a good alternative if you find a convenient connecting flight and prefer a shorter distance to Aitape.


Wewak International Airport

This airport is situated around 250 kilometres west of Aitape and offers connections to Port Moresby and other domestic destinations. Similar to Nadzab, it has limited flight options but could be suitable if you find a good connecting flight and prefer a closer airport.


Vanimo Airport

This small airport is located about 350 kilometres northwest of Aitape and offers limited connections, mainly from Port Moresby. While flight options are scarce, it could be an option if you find a good deal and prefer exploring the Vanimo area before reaching Aitape. Be prepared for potentially longer travel time and higher costs compared to other options.

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Things to do in Aitape

Aitape has an abundance of attractions to see - to make things easier, here's our top 3:

Experience the Unspoiled Beauty of Aitape Lagoon

Dive into the crystal-clear waters of Aitape Lagoon, a haven for marine life and a paradise for snorkelling and diving enthusiasts. Discover the vibrant coral reefs, swim with the colourful fish, and immerse yourself in the tranquility of this untouched natural wonder.

Step Back in Time at the Aitape War Memorial

Pay your respects at the Aitape War Memorial, a poignant reminder of the town's history during World War II. Learn about the brave soldiers who fought and fell here, and reflect on the profound impact of these historical events.

Explore the Rich Culture at the Local Markets

Immerse yourself in the vibrant local culture of Aitape by visiting the bustling local markets. Sample exotic fruits, purchase handcrafted souvenirs, and interact with the friendly locals. It's an authentic experience that you won't want to miss.