Have you been to the colorful state of Samoa in the Oceania region lately? It’s an excellent tourist spot surrounded by the warm South Pacific waters. It is guaranteed to bust your stress. Grab the opportunity to witness the last sunset in the world on the western end of the islands. The state boasts of a rich history and an impressive culture.
The world-renowned explorer Robert Louis Stevenson spent a considerable time here. He even has a full museum devoted to his legacy. The state has two main international airports. Fagali’I Airport is located in the north-central part of the state to the west of the capital, Apia. It is designated with the airport codes of FGI by IATA and NSFI by ICAO. The airport adopts the same laidback attitude that is common in the local culture.
You can easily avoid the hassle of extensive security checks that are synonymous with international travel. The preflight checks are quick and straightforward enabling you to take to the skies within half an hour. The full-service airport is built on asphalt and accommodates both public airlines and private charters. Popular carriers such as Air New Zealand, Fiji Airways, Samoa Air and Polynesian Airways, the local operator, have direct flights to Fagali’I Airport.
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The local airline also operates from the second airport, Faleolo International Airport located to the west of the capital Apia. The airline has a long history with the airport. It re-launched operations at Fagali’I Airport in 2009 with direct flights to the America Samoa islands of Pago Pago. There are numerous hotels and resorts near the airport. Some of these include Tanoa Tusitala Hotel, Insel Fehmarn Hotel, and Taumeasina Island Resort among multiple others.
This offers the convenience of settling into your accommodation quickly. It’s also a central point to check out the dynamic nightlife, spectacular dining scene and shopping without having to worry about local travel by cab. There are also numerous tourist attractions in the capital of Apia as well as around the country.
You can visit the Robert Louis Stevenson Museum and the Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral for the religious-inclined traveler according to cheapflights.com. Additionally, there are scenic views of multiple waterfalls and blowholes that is guaranteed to inject some wow factor into your trip.