Upolu is an island in the Samoa archipelago located southwest of Hawaii. The city that is on it is called Fagali’i and the population is about 1,600 people. There is an airport on the island with one runway that is called Fagali’i Airport. The airport is owned by Polynesian Airlines who also operate it. There are international flights in and out of Fagali’i Airport that go to American Samoa and Pago Pago. Two airlines make use of the airport, Polynesian Airlines themselves and Samoa Air. Polynesian Airlines has three DHC-6 Twin Otter airplanes that it uses for all of their trips.
Due to the beautiful scenery and warm waters, Fagali’i has tourists visit it throughout the year. The flights in and out of Fagali’i Airport are fairly cheap for such a great place to vacation at. It’s also very affordable to stay at the hotels that are located near the Fagali’i Airport. The least expensive place to stay is Samoa Sport Lodge which is just $37 a night. This hotel is in Apia and about a mile from Faleata Golf Course, a popular course for golfers. It’s also under two miles from another popular destination, Papaseea Sliding Rocks.
The most expensive hotel near the Fagali’i Airport is the Taumeasina Island Resort. This is an upscale resort that still charges just $234 a night. This park is a mile and a half from Apia Park and around six miles from the Robert Louis Stevenson Museum. This hotel is popular because it’s easy to get to from the Fagali’i Airport and for a luxury hotel it’s affordable according to youtube.com.
There are several other attractions that are next to the Fagali’i Airport based on wikipedia.org. Among these is Krush and Giordano’s. Both of these serve authentic food that is based on the cuisine of the island of Upolu. There is also Vanya Taule’alo Gallery which is a popular place to see art. For those who like to shop when they’re on vacation, there is Mailelani which offers a great shopping experience.