Raiatea Travel Guide
Still wondering, 'Where is Raiatea?' Rest assured, it is easy to get there from many of the other islands in Tahiti. Below is everything you need to know about how to fly to Raiatea and get around once you're there.
Non-stop Flights from Los Angeles, Originating in Paris, France
Economy and Business Class Service
Air France offers 3 non-stop flights per week from Los Angeles to Faa'a International Airport in Tahiti's capital city of Papeete. Flights originate in Paris, France providing easy connections for visitors from Europe. Air France utilizes their fleet of Boeing 777-200 aircraft for the Paris-Los Angeles-Papeete route in two classes of service, Tempo (economy) and L'espace Affaires (Business Class). Flying time from Los Angeles to Tahiti is approximately 8 hours.
Tahiti's Domestic Carrier
Connecting 47 of Tahiti's 118 Islands
Air Tahiti operates a fleet of newer twin-engine, jet-prop ATR72-500, ATR42-500 and Twin Otter aircraft. Their schedule services 47 islands of French Polynesia with frequent daily service between Tahiti the most visited of Tahiti's islands and atolls. Flights originate and depart from Papeete's Faa'a Airport and are daytime only.
Air Tahiti Nui
Non-stop Flights from Los Angeles, Auckland, New Zealand and Tokyo with connecting flights through Paris, France
Award-winning Economy, Business and First Class Service
Air Tahiti Nui is French Polynesia's national carrier flying a fleet of Airbus A340-300 aircraft. They operate non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Faa'a International Airport in Tahiti's capital city of Papeete. They also operate non-stop flights from Tokyo, Japan and Auckland New Zealand, as well as connecting flights from Paris, France. Flying time from Los Angeles to Tahiti is approximately 8 1/2 hours.