Cheap flights to Canton Island

  • Canton Island Airport is located on Canton Island, also known as Kanton Island, in the Republic of Kiribati. It is an atoll in the Pacific Ocean, part of the Phoenix Islands group.
  • The airport has a single runway with a length of 1,793 meters (5,883 feet). It is primarily used for domestic flights within Kiribati, connecting to other islands in the country.
  • Canton Island Airport was previously a significant strategic airfield during World War II, used by the United States as a stopover point for military aircraft and as a refueling base for transpacific flights. However, it is now primarily used for civilian purposes.
  • The airport serves as an important link for various essential services such as transportation of goods, medical evacuations, and communication to and from the island. It plays a crucial role in connecting the remote island community to the rest of Kiribati.