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Buin Town, located on Bougainville Island in Papua New Guinea, is known for its historical significance and proximity to natural attractions. During World War II, Buin served as a major Japanese military base. Today, remnants of war bunkers and historical sites can be found in the area. Buin is also a gateway to the surrounding region, with access to rainforests, waterfalls, and caves. Mount Bagana, an active volcano, is a notable geographical feature. Travellers interested in history, exploring natural wonders, and experiencing a less-developed destination may find Buin appealing.

At Alternative Airlines, we make it simple for you to book flights to Buin - with over 600 airlines to choose from and more than 40 ways to pay, booking flights to Buin couldn't be easier.

Airports near Buin

There are multiple ways to reach Buin - here are 4 airports you can use to get to Buin.

Jacksons International Airport

This is the closest international airport to Buin, located approximately 600 kilometres away. It is a major hub for international and domestic flights in Papua New Guinea.


Gurney Airport

Although not as close as Jacksons International Airport, Gurney Airport is a regional airport located approximately 700 kilometres away from Buin. It offers domestic flights to various destinations within Papua New Guinea.


Kagamuga Airport

Another regional airport within a reasonable driving distance from Buin is Kagamuga Airport, situated around 800 kilometres away. It serves as a gateway to the Western Highlands Province and offers domestic flights.


Tokua Airport

If you are unable to find a direct flight to Buin, you can consider flying to Tokua Airport, which is approximately 900 kilometres away. From there, you can take a connecting flight to a more local airport closer to Buin.

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Buy your flights to Buin and pay later

If you'd like to easily manage your travel expenses and don't want to pay the full cost of your flights to Buin upfront, why not consider using Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) payment methods at Alternative Airlines?

With BNPL plans, you can divide the cost of your tickets to Buin into smaller, more manageable chunks that can be paid back over time. There's usually no interest involved, however, it's wise to check with the lending provider beforehand.

Book your flights to Buin today and pay later at Alternative Airlines!

Things to do in Buin

Exploring Buin's many attractions can be overwhelming, so we've handpicked our top 3:

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Bougainville Island

Bougainville Island in Buin, Papua New Guinea, is a must-visit. It offers stunning natural beauty with rainforests, beaches, and clear waters. Enjoy hiking, snorkelling, and bird-watching. It also has historical significance from World War II.

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Buin Market

The Buin Market is a vibrant and bustling marketplace where locals and tourists alike can experience the rich culture and traditions of Papua New Guinea. The market offers a wide array of local produce, handmade crafts, and traditional artifacts. It's a great place to interact with the friendly locals, learn about their way of life, and pick up unique souvenirs.

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Lake Loloru

Discover Lake Loloru, a serene volcanic caldera in Buin. Surrounded by cliffs and forests, it offers a secluded atmosphere. Enjoy a boat ride, swim in its waters, or admire the breathtaking views. Locals consider it sacred, adding to its mystique.

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