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Getting around by air

Gurney Airport is 16km from Alotau. Taxis charge K30–35, while private transfers from hotels cost around K25 (or are included in the price). Direct flights to Brisbane are expected to commence in late 2016, and the airport is due to start issuing visas on arrival.

Air Niugini One to two flights per day to Port Moresby (K520, 50 minutes).

PNG Air Flights to Losuia on Kiriwina in the Trobriand Islands (K312–582, 45 minutes, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday). Also daily flights to Port Moresby (K341, 1¼ hours).

Travel Air Flights to Port Moresby on Monday afternoons (K395, 50 minutes).