Port Moresby
in National Capital District, Papua New Guinea

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-9.478 and 147.148 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -9° 28' 40" and E 147° 8' 54"
Currency and Currency Code:
Kina - PGK
Spoken languages:
English, Hiri Motu
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 06:36 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Pacific/Port_Moresby
UTC/GMT offset: 10 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:25 am and 6:00 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
14.867 and -24.750 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Faja
References
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Papua New Guinea in Melanesia

Safety Score: 2,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Papua New Guinea.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Papua New Guinea. Last Update: 2019-06-20 07:23:16

Delve into Port Moresby

Port Moresby in National Capital District is located in Papua New Guinea a little south-west of Port Moresby, the country's capital town.

Current time in Port Moresby is now 06:36 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Port Moresby with an UTC offset of 10 hours. We know of 5 airports close to Port Moresby, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Papua New Guinea is Port Moresby Jacksons International Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 9 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Port Moresby, Kwikila, Kokoda, Popondetta and Kerema. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 79 °F

Morning Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 81%
Air Pressure 1012.2 hPa
Wind Speed Strong breeze with 18 km/h (11 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 90% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Friday, 21st of June 2019

26°C (78 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Moderate rain, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 22nd of June 2019

26°C (78 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Moderate rain, strong breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 23rd of June 2019

26°C (79 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Light rain, strong breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Grand Papua Hotel

Address
0,2 mi
Street - Mary Street, Postal - PO Box 2093, Port Moresby
111 Port Moresby
Papua New Guinea

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


GRAND PAPUA HOTEL PORT MORESBY

Address
0,2 mi
MARY ST
00121 Port Moresby
Papua New Guinea

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


THE STANLEY HOTEL AND SUITES

Address
3,6 mi
SIR JOHN GUISE DRIVE WAIGANI
0000 PORT MORESBY
Papua New Guinea

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Crowne Plaza PORT MORESBY

Address
2,3 mi
Cnr Hunter & Douglas Street
00000 PORT MORESBY
Papua New Guinea

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Airways Hotel

Address
5,0 mi
Jacksons Parade Jacksons Intl Airp
00000 Port Moresby
Papua New Guinea

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Holiday Inn PORT MORESBY

Address
3,2 mi
Cnr Waigani Drive & Wards Rd,Boroko
00000 PORT MORESBY
Papua New Guinea

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Lamana hotel

Address
3,3 mi
1 famagusta street, Waigani
121 Port Moresby
Papua New Guinea

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 05:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Citi Serviced Apartments & Motel - Lagatoi Place

Address
4,0 mi
Section 20, Lot 40 Lagatoi Place
111 Port Moresby
Papua New Guinea

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Hideaway Hotel

Address
4,3 mi
459 Tamara Road
Port Moresby
Papua New Guinea

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Holiday Inn Express PORT MORESBY

Address
2,2 mi
Islander Drive,Waigani
00000 Port Moresby
Papua New Guinea

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Samantha's 10th Birthday, Islander Hotel, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. (March 1983).

Published: May 17, 2011
Length: 44:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Shastri53

Fun at the pool-side with Arthur, Mally & Steven Chapman, The Belton's, Samantha's friends and Hari & Bindu.


Man tries to fight NCD City Rangers

Published: March 21, 2013
Length: 13:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Bernard Sinai

This is the kind of brutality that buai /betel-nut vendors are faced with in Papua New Guinea's (PNG) capital, Port Moresby.


5 Mile to Boroko

Published: July 20, 2008
Length: 33:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: easyriderPY

View from the road travelling from 5 Mile up to Boroko Shopping area. Port Moresby.


Jess and Eve.mp4

Published: July 23, 2012
Length: 38:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Joanne Martin-Blakey

Jess and Eve singing "Hey Sol Sista" at the Aviat Club in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea - Christmas in July functin. 22nd July 2012.


20 Years of Lamana Hotel... Since 1994.

Published: September 03, 2014
Length: 05:30 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jacquie Simons

Since 1994 Lamana Hotel has grown to be one of PNGs leading hotels. Here's a glimpse at 20 years of Lamana Hotel...


THAC - Kokoda 2008

Published: November 11, 2008
Length: 20:53 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Sarah Faulds

soo many GREAT memories!!


End of Comp fun dance by judges and MC 2011

Published: October 07, 2014
Length: 16:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jacquie Simons

Fun routine we threw together just for the hell of it... Thanks Edd...


PNG NRL Bid

Published: January 22, 2013
Length: 10:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Who&Why Media

Rugby League is the national passion of Papua New Guinea. The Bid is working to improve the game in PNG and strengthen sporting ties with Australia. The aim is to have closer integration...


Papua New Guinea #1 Port Moresby

Published: January 17, 2011
Length: 52:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: just601

1首都 ポートモレスビー 1993~'94年 パプア ニューギニアにて.


TheThrillSociety.com presents What's UR ThriLL?

Published: March 24, 2015
Length: 53:38 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: The Thrill Society

This video by TheThrillSociety.com presents an angry Cassowary bird in Papua/New Guinea for the What's UR ThriLL?? blog .


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Port Moresby

. Port Moresby, or Pot Mosbi in Tok Pisin, is the capital and largest city of Papua New Guinea (PNG). It is located on the shores of the Gulf of Papua, on the southeastern coast of the Papuan Peninsula of the island of New Guinea, which made it a prime objective for conquest by the Imperial Japanese forces during 1942–43 in World War II, as a staging point and air base to cut off Australia from Southeast Asia and the Americas. In 2000 it had a population of 254,158.

Located at -9.51363, 147.219 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Port Moresby, Capital districts and territories, Gulf of Papua, National Capital District (Papua New Guinea), Port cities in Oceania, Ports and harbours of Papua New Guinea, Provincial capitals in Papua New Guinea, Populated places established in 1873

Hubert Murray Stadium

The Hubert Murray Stadium is a sports venue located in Port Moresby, the capital city of Papua New Guinea. I. It is used for playing football and is not particularly suited to any large events. It is more comparable to a regional sporting facility than one of any national significance whatsoever. It has an approx. capacity of 15,000 spectators. It is named after Sir Hubert Murray a former Lieutenant Governor.

Located at -9.46694, 147.157 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sports venues in Papua New Guinea, Football venues in Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby, Rugby league stadiums in Papua New Guinea

Jacksons International Airport

Jacksons International Airport, also known as Port Moresby Airport, is located 5 miles (8 kilometres) outside Port Moresby, in Papua New Guinea. It is the largest and busiest airport in Papua New Guinea and is the main hub for Air Niugini, the national airline of Papua New Guinea, as well as the main hub for Airlines PNG.

Located at -9.44333, 147.22 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Papua New Guinea, Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces on Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby

Lloyd Robson Oval

Lloyd Robson Oval is a sporting ground in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. It hosted 3 games for the 1989–1992 Rugby League World Cup. It has been the home ground for the Papua New Guinea national rugby league team since 1982. It has a total capacity of just over 10,000 people. Lloyd Robson Oval was the primary venue of the 2009 Pacific Cup. The four round-robin matches were played at the ground on 24-25 October and 31 October, with the final played on 1 November 2009.

Located at -9.46833, 147.198 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sports venues in Papua New Guinea, Rugby league in Papua New Guinea, National stadiums, Port Moresby, Rugby league stadiums in Papua New Guinea

Bootless Inlet

Bootless Inlet is a body of water in southeastern Papua New Guinea, at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:9.5044444|S|147.2627778|E||||| | |name= }}, south of Port Moresby.

Located at -9.50444, 147.263 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bodies of water of Papua New Guinea, Inlets

Amini Park

Amini Park is a cricket ground in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Named for the Amini family, several of whom have played cricket for Papua New Guinea, the ground has seen the men's team play Australia, the West Indies and Victoria. The women's team played Japan in a three match series at the ground in September 2006.

Located at -9.47333, 147.202 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cricket grounds in Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby

2008 Papua New Guinea floods

The 2008 Papua New Guinea floods displaced roughly 75,000 people located in Papua New Guinea, prompting an international response to provide support for the region. The country was struck by large sea swells on 16 December, apparently caused by "strong storms", which affected over eight provinces and caused at least one death.

Located at -9.5, 147.116 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2008 floods, Natural disasters in Papua New Guinea, 2008 in Papua New Guinea

United States Army Air Forces in the South West Pacific Theatre

During World War II, the United States Army Air Forces engaged in combat against the air, ground and naval forces of the Empire of Japan in the South West Pacific Theatre. As defined by the United States Department of War, the South West Pacific theatre included the Philippines, the Dutch East Indies, Borneo, Australia, the Australian Territory of New Guinea, the western part of the Solomon Islands and some neighbouring territories.

Located at -9.49026, 147.192 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Intermediate combat commands of the United States Army Air Forces, Pacific theatre of World War II, South West Pacific theatre of World War II, Military history of the Philippines during World War II

Wards Airfield

Wards Airfield is a former World War II airfield near Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The airfield was abandoned after the war and was developed into the Waigani area of Port Moresby. The airfield was named in honor of Australian Lt. Col. K. H. Ward, who was involved with its construction and was KIA on 27 August 1942, during the fighting at Isurava on the Kokoda Trail. It was also known as "6-Mile or 6-Mile Drome" by Americans, for its distance from Port Moresby.

Located at -9.43021, 147.182 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces on Papua New Guinea

Kila Airfield

Kila Airfield (also known as Kila Kila Airfield and 3-Mile Drome) is a former World War II airfield near Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. It was part of a multiple-airfield complex in the Port Moresby area, located north of Joyce Bay, three miles from the town of Port Moresby near the village of Kila Kila. The airfield was Port Moresby's first civilian airfield, built in 1933 by the Australian administration.

Located at -9.49026, 147.192 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces on Papua New Guinea

Berry Airfield

Berry Airfield (also known as 12-Mile Drome) is a former World War II airfield near Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. It was part of a multiple-airfield complex in the Port Moresby area, located 12 miles inland from Port Moresby. Also known as "12 Mile Drome" or "Bomana Drome", the airfield was named "Berry Airfield" in honor of P-39D 41-7165 pilot Major Jack W. Berry on November 10, 1942.

Located at -9.38883, 147.245 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces on Papua New Guinea, Defunct airports in Papua New Guinea

Schwimmer Airfield

Schwimmer Airfield (also known as 14-Mile Drome) is a former World War II airfield near Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. It was part of a multiple-airfield complex in the Port Moresby area, located north of the Laloki River. The airfield was known as 14 mile for its distance from Port Moresby, and also known as 'Laloki' or 'Lakoki Drome' for the river to the northwest of the airstrip.

Located at -9.37377, 147.232 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces on Papua New Guinea

Durand Airfield

Durand Airfield (also known as 17-Mile Drome) is a former World War II airfield near Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. It was part of a multiple-airfield complex in the Port Moresby area, located 17 miles from Port Moresby, to the north of the Waigani swamp. The airfield was known as '17 Mile' or sometimes 'Waigani'. Waigani swamp is located at the end of the airfield. Pilots feared crashing into during bad take offs or landings under the belief there were crocodiles in it.

Located at -9.3826, 147.173 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces on Papua New Guinea

Fishermans Airfield

Fishermans Airfield (also known as Daugo Island Airfield) is a former World War II airfield near Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. It was part of a multiple-airfield complex in the Port Moresby area, located offshore of Port Moresby. The island's name is derived from the names of the island's two villages - Dag (on the western tip) and Ugo (eastern tip). Also it was known as Fisherman's Island. The airfield on the island was built by the RAAF c. 1944 as an emergency airfield.

Located at -9.51323, 147.051 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces on Papua New Guinea

Japanese submarine Ro-33

Ro-33 was a Ro-33-class submarine of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Commissioned on October 7, 1935 the submarine saw action for Imperial Japanese forces during the Pacific Campaign of World War II. The submarine was sunk near Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea with all hands (70 officers and men) by the Royal Australian Navy destroyer Arunta at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:09|36|S|147|06|E||| | |name= }} on August 29, 1942.

Located at -9.6, 147.1 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ro-33-class submarines, Kaichū type submarines, Ships built in Japan, 1934 ships, World War II submarines of Japan, Japanese submarines lost during World War II, World War II shipwrecks in the Pacific Ocean, Shipwrecks of Papua New Guinea

Battle of Port Moresby

The Battle of Port Moresby was an aerial battle fought between aircraft of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), United States Army Air Force (USAAF) and aircraft of the Imperial Japanese Army and Imperial Japanese Navy between 3 February 1942 and 17 August 1943 over Port Moresby, Papua. At the start, the defenders consisted only of Australian Army anti-aircraft batteries and machine-guns but by late March had been strengthed by the arrival of Kittyhawk fighters from No. 75 Squadron RAAF.

Located at -9.48155, 147.19 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Conflicts in 1942, 1942 in aviation, World War II aerial operations and battles of the Pacific Theatre, Battles of World War II involving Japan, Battles of World War II involving Australia, Battles of World War II involving the United States, Battles and operations of World War II involving Papua New Guinea, 1942 in Papua New Guinea

National Library of Papua New Guinea

The National Library of Papua New Guinea is, as its name suggests, the national library of Papua New Guinea. Founded in 1978, it is located in Port Moresby. Opened three years after the country's independence from Australia, the Library was established by Australia as a "gift to the government and people of Papua New Guinea" in order to "assist in establishing a collection of items of national significance".

Located at -9.43222, 147.191 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Port Moresby, National libraries, Libraries in Papua New Guinea, Buildings and structures in Papua New Guinea, 1978 establishments in Papua New Guinea, Research libraries, Libraries established in 1978

PMRL Stadium

PMRL Stadium is a football stadium in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. It is used mainly for football and hosts the home matches of PRK Hekari United of the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League and OFC Champions League. The stadium has a seating capacity of 15,000 spectators.

Located at -9.465, 147.192 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby

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