Inaugurated in 1996, Takume Airport serves the Takume atoll, located in the Tuamotus chain in French Polynesia. On the map, Takume Airport can be found using the coordinates -15.8555556 latitude and -142.2677778 longitude.
Takume atoll, also known as Pukamaru, is an atoll in the Tuampotus chain in French Polynesia, 790 kilometres northeast of Tahiti and six kilometres northeast of Raroia, and 128 kilometres to the west of Fangatau. Takume covers an area of 24 kilometres by five kilometres, and has a lagoon measuring 43.5 square kilometres. The atoll consists of several motus on its reef, with the majority located on the eastern fringes. The lagoon can be accessed through a navigable pass. Takume’s main village is Ohomo.
What to see & do
When looking into tourist destinations and activities to do within French Polynesia, the largest island within its group is Tahiti. Tahiti towers over all of French Polynesia’s waters. Located in the archipelago of the Society Islands in the central Southern Pacific Ocean, the island is divided into the larger north-western part also known as Tahiti Nui, with a smaller south-eastern part, also known as Tahiti Iti. Tahiti serves as the economic, cultural, and political centre of French Polynesia. Tahiti’s climate is a tropic average of 27 degrees Celsius, or 89 degrees Fahrenheit, with an average of 26 degrees Celsius or 79 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter, and a high temperature of 29 degrees Celsius or 84 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer. The islands of French Polynesia also include Moorea, Bora Bora, Huahine, Raiatea, Tahaa, Tetiaroa, Rangiroa, Fakarava, and Mangareva, to name a few.
Among its attractions and popular activities include overwater bungalows, island tours, snorkelling and diving, shark feeding, Polynesian spas, and motu picnic, among others. In addition, destinations also include tourist spots and endeavours like Le Marché, the Arahoho blowhole, Les Trois Cascades, Tomb of King Pomare the Fifth, Pointe Venus Lighthouse, Botanical Garden/Gauguin Museum, the Olivier-Breaud Golf Course, Arahurahu Marae, and To'ata.
How to get around within Takume
The islands in French Polynesia are served by street networks and public transport. However, information is limited as to what types of transportation are available in order to navigate around Takume. As it is a small island, walking is plausible to get from one place to another. When going from island to island, Air Tahiti operates domestic flights. Travelling by boat is also an option, with ferries, cruise ships and luxury liners, and yacht charters offering services between islands in French Polynesia.
How to get there
There is no available information about Takume Airport, its services, as well as the airlines and destinations it serves. To get to Takume and other islands in French Polynesia, the main international airport is the Fa'a'ā International Airport located in Tahiti. Fa'a'ā International Airport is the only international airport in the overseas collectivity of the French Republic. It is a hub for Air Tahiti and Air Tahiti Nui. These and other airlines including Air France, Air New Zealand, Aircalin, Hawaiian Airlines, and LAN Airlines fly to and from the islands within French Polynesia, as well as France, Japan, the United States, and New Zealand.