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Arona Airport (RNA) is located in Ulawa Island in Makira province.The airport has scheduled flights provided by Solomon Airlines, using DHC-6 Twin Otter aircraft which goes every twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The flight from the capital takes about 1hr to get to Arona.

Airport Name:

Arona Airport (RNA)




Twin otter (DH6)

Aircraft Transfer:

Aircraft Transfers from Arona Airport is by truck and also boat.


Makira/Ulawa Province: 39,407 (2009 census estimate)

Main Industry:

The main industries for Arona are farming, root crops and handicrafts.

Health Care:

Apart from the main Kirakira Hospital, there are small clinics/health centers at Arona.


No police station in Arona Island, only in Kirakira township.

Main Transport:

The best transport is by boat.


There are no Taxis in Arona.


No Broadband and dial-up services available in Arona.

Mobile phones:

Mobile phones and SIM cards are available from the Telekom office in Kirakira


No ATM banks at Arona. BSP agent and Go Money is available.