Vanuatu airports renamed

Three airports operated by Airports Vanuatu Ltd (AVL) have been renamed as the company embraces the future and its role in growing the country.

Bauerfield International Airport will be renamed Port Vila Airport and Pekoa Airport will now be known as Santo Airport.

Whitegrass Airport will be renamed Tanna Airport.

A statement said the rebranding of the airports has met with strong approval from the tourism community in particular, with stakeholders advising that the clearer naming will enable future growth, as the airport names are aligned with the destinations they serve.

AVL employs more than 250 people directly.


Photo courtesy AVL Caption: Port Vila Airport