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City CodePNI
Popular Airlines
  • United Airlines
Flight Time16~23 hours

The flight time to Pohnpei is approximately 16~23 hours. Find out more about the history, economy, climate and transportation options before you visit Pohnpei.

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Pohnpei is one of the islands making Caroline islands group belonging to the state of Pohnpei. The state Pohnpei and other three states make the Federal States of Micronesia (FSM). With a population of over 34,000 residents, Pohnpei is the administrative center of FSM and home to endemic bird species including Pohnpei flycatcher, Pohnpei fantail and Pohnpei lorikeet. The city is one of the wettest places on earth.

Voice of Travelers to Pohnpei

Geological study visit to Pohnpei

I am George from Honolulu. I am a geological researcher. Lat year, i visited Pohnpei to conduct my research on Sokehs Rock. I started planning early last year and timed for the cheapest ticket to Pohnpei. I searched online for the cheapest ticket weeks prior my departure to Pohnpei. Ticket to Pohnpei is cheaper six weeks before your travel time and it is advisable to purchase your ticket six weeks before traveling. On ticket comparison, cheapest ticket to Pohnpei was by United Airlines, they offered a 5% off the price of any ticket bought that month. Their flights attendants were friendly and offered great food that I was satisfying to everyone. Pohnpei residents were extremely friendly and helped us to get to our destination after I got lost in the city.

Travel experience to Pohnpei

I am Levin from Nauru. Last week, I visited my girlfriend who got a job and relocated to Pohnpei. I travelled to Pohnpei using Nauru Airlines and was highly impressed of of the airlines. Nauru Airlines is not my regular travel airline but I was fully satisfied with the experience travelling with them. I purchased my ticket to Pohnpei online after a referral from a friend when Nauru was offering 10% off any ticket bought that month. Amazingly, they delivered the ticket to my door after purchasing the ticket three days earlier. The travel experience was pleasant, from boarding to embarking with exceptionally friendly staff. I will certainly purchase Nauru ticket again in next month to visit my girlfriend in Pohnpei.

Pohnpei Travel FAQs

Q. How do I buy a ticket to Pohnpei?

A. You can purchase a ticket to Pohnpei either by buying it online or visiting the corresponding travel companies by yourself. Searching online for the ticket to Pohnpei is the best way to compare ticket and choose an affordable ticket to Pohnpei. Cheapest ticket to Pohnpei can be bought online six weeks before your departure.

Q. What is the best airline to get to Pohnpei?

A. Commercial air activities in Pohnpei is limited by the low population tourist traffic. Four airlines have flights to and from Pohnpei International Airport. The best airline to Pohnpei is an airline that gets you there without delays and layovers at the best ticket price. If travelling from USA, United Airlines have direct flight to Pohnpei. Some airlines like Nauru Airlines and Niuguni offer direct flight ticket to Pohnpei.

Q. How is the weather like in Ponpei?

A. Pohnpei is one of the wettest place on earth with the rainy season starting from April to November. Pohnpei experiences a tropical type of climate with precipitation exceeding 7400 mm per year. During the dry season in Pohnpei, days are warm, oppressive and windy the driest months being from December to March.

Q. What are the outdoor activities to do in Pohnpei?

A. Pohnpei is a prefered destination by some visitors to enjoy outdoor and recreational activities. When visiting Pohnpei, ensure to enjoy scuba diving, kayaking and surfing at Pohnpei Surf Club, hiking at Mt. Pwusehn Malek. If you are a fan of arts and history, Nan Madol and Pohpaid Petroglyphs are the places to be. Don't forget to enjoy the scenic and fascinating Keporihi and Liduduhniap Falls.

Pohnpei - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights to Pohnpei International Airport ・Guam International Airport ・Chuuk International Airport ・Daniel K. Inouye International Airport ・Port Moresby Jacksons International Airport etc

Flight Routes to Pohnpei

Pohnpei International Airport is a commercial airport serving residents of Pohnpei and Caroline group of islands. Commercial air service in Pohnpei is limited due to low population and tourist traffic with three intercontinental flights weekly by United Airlines. One can travel to Pohnpei using Air Niugini, Nauru or United Airlines with the requirements being a valid passport, an air ticket, accommodation ticket and a visa if you don't qualify for a visa waiver program.