Fiji Airports runway maintenance to affect domestic services


Fiji Link flights reviewed in light of FAL outer island runway

08th Dec, 2023: Fiji Airports Limited has advised Fiji Airways subsidiary Fiji Link of a program of runway maintenance works scheduled at five outer island airports during 2024. Over the course of these maintenance works runways at Labasa, Savusavu, and Matei (Taveuni) will be closed or have their usage restricted causing certain flights to be rescheduled or withdrawn. A list of these closures and restrictions is as follows:

AirportConstruction TimelinesDurationOperational Status
Labasa6th May 2024 to 16th June 20246 weeksPartial closure from 10am to 3pm each day.
Savusavu24th June 2024 to 14th July 20243 weeksFull closure.
Matei5th August 2024 to 17th August
2 weeks:Full closure from 5th to 11th
:Partial closure after 2pm
each day from 12th August
to 17th August.
RotumaSeptember 2024
Dates TBC
4 – 6
:No impact on scheduled
flights for two concurrent
days (e.g. Wed/ Thurs,
other days closed.
LakebaOctober 2024
Dates TBC
4 weeks:Operational.
:No impact on scheduled
flight on Thursdays, other
days closed.

A list of affected flights can be accessed here. These flights will not be available for booking during the maintenance period while guests who
have already booked will be provided with alternate dates for travel.
This list is subject to change should there be changes to the planned
maintenance schedule for the listed airports. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank our valued
guests for their understanding.

Source: Fiji Airways

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