Search flights to Yaren, Nauru
Nauru International Airport is located in the south-west of the island, the most densely populated area of the country, in the districts of Yaren and Boe.
Its 2,150-meter-long run takes on a more significant place on this small island of only 21 km2 built on the narrow coastal strip, the only inhabitable part of Nauru, except for the outskirts of Nauru.
The airport was built in January 1943 by about 1500 Japanese and Korean workers as well as a further 300 Nauruans and Kiribati, when Nauru was occupied by the Japanese army during the Second World War.
The land around the Nauru International Airport is flat. On the south-west, the sea is nearest to Nauru International Airport. The highest point around is the Command Ridge Top of Nauru, it has a height of 71 meters above sea level, 1.6 km north of Nauru International Airport. The nearest bigger city is Arijejen, 2.2 km north of Nauru International Airport. The plants around the Nauru International Airport with fields and nature.
“Just a stunning aiport! I felt so at my natural state in this tiny island”
“Spectacular. Land reclamation. Retro aircraft. Isolation. Japanese engineering. And the place for the
most emotional of reunions and goodbyes.”