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Longitude: 173,637°
Latitude: 0,185°


Buariki Airport is a medium sized airport in Kiribati, serving the region of Buariki, Aranuka.

Local name: Aranuka
Airport size: small airport
Serving area: Buariki, Aranuka
Longest runway: 0 (ft)


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About the airport

Buariki Airport, with the IATA code AAK and the ICAO code NGUK, is a small airport located in the beautiful island nation of Kiribati. Situated on the island of Abaiang, this airport serves as a gateway for travelers visiting this remote part of the Pacific Ocean.

Buariki Airport is a single-runway airport, offering limited facilities to passengers. It primarily serves domestic flights within Kiribati, connecting travelers to other islands in the country. The airport is operated by the Kiribati government and is served by a few local airlines.

While Buariki Airport may not offer extensive amenities, it provides a convenient access point for exploring the stunning natural beauty of Kiribati. Travelers can expect a warm welcome from the friendly locals upon arrival. The airport's location on Abaiang Island allows visitors to experience the pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and vibrant marine life that Kiribati is renowned for.

When planning your trip to Kiribati, keep in mind that Buariki Airport offers limited services, so it's advisable to make necessary arrangements in advance. Enjoy your journey to this remote paradise!