Book Flights to Bauerfield Airport, Port Vila
Bauerfield International Airport is an airport located in Port Vila, Vanuatu. The airport serves as the hub for Vanuatu's flag carrier airline, Air Vanuatu. Bauerfield International Airport (VLI) is the touchdown point for more than 80 islands that make up the archipelago of Vanuatu. This public airport is operated by Airports Vanuatu Limited and serves Port Vila. It offers scheduled flights to several international destinations including Auckland, Brisbane, Sydney and South West Bay. It also offers scheduled domestic flights to destinations including Emae, Ipota, Lamap, Lamen Bay and Lonorore. The airlines offering flight support here include Virgin Australia, Air Niugini, Air Vanuatu, Fiji Airways and Solomon Airlines.
This airport traces its origin to Second World War. It was built in 1942 by the United States Navy to establish an allied airbase on the island of Efate near Port Vila, the capital of Vanuatu. The airport was renamed in honor of Lieutenant-Colonel Harold W. Bauer, who was a fighter pilot and was killed during the war.
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Four rental car companies- AVIS, Budget, Hertz and Europcar connect the airport to other parts of the city. Their services can be availed from directly outside the airport.
Several taxis offer their services parallel to the rental cars from outside the airport, and they charge a flat rate for a trip from the airport to the city center.
Buses and Luxury Mini Coaches
There is no public transport with a direct route to the airport, and thus several hotels and resorts offer their buses and luxury mini coaches (with air conditioning) for their guests. Airport Parking
The airport offers 60 free short-term secure parking spaces available near the international and domestic terminals of the airport.