Tahiti is the biggest island in the Windward group of French Polynesia. sets in the archipelago of the Society Islands in the southern Pacific Ocean. It is the economic, cultural and political centre of French Polynesia. This island was formed from volcanic activity and is high and mountainous with around it a coral reefs. The population is 178,133 (2007 census), making it the most populous island of French Polynesia and accounting for 68.6% of the group’s total population. Tahiti was formerly known as Otaheite.
Tahiti Air Transport
Faa’a International Airport is sets five km (3.1 mi) from Papeete in the commune of Faaa and is the only international airport in French Polynesia. Because of limited level terrain, rather than levelling Hugh stretches of sloping agricultural land, the airport is built primarily on reclaimed land on the coral reef just off-shore.
Virtual Trip – Tahiti – Part 1 – In HD