french polynesia Faa'a

Papeete, Society Islands
French Polynesia




Satellite and aerial maps of Tahiti-Faa'a (BA190) with nearby locations


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1961 to present

17 33 13 secs S - 149 36 26 secs W
Tahiti
ICAO: NTAAIATA: PPT
Elevation: 5 feet


History of this Location


Base aérienne 190 Tahiti – Faaa Sergent Julien-Allain
On 18 Jul 2012, Tahiti-Faaa was stood down from full BA190 status and reverted to DA190 (detachement air).

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List of units at Tahiti-Faa'a (BA190)

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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
2011/    FR 35FSA365 Dauphin 2 1999/   
1974/00FR 12SAlouette III 1982/91
1964/    FR ETOM 82Super Puma/Cougar ??/12



Tahiti-Faa'a (BA190) News


Taihiti Dauphin Most Distant Operation, 30-Aug-18 : #Tahiti An AS365N3+ Dauphin from the French Navy 35F detachment flew 3,426 km / 1.849 nm in 14 hours to complete a medical evacuation from a remote atoll. It was the single most distant operation ever conducted by these Tahiti based helicopters






List of aircraft and events at Tahiti-Faa'a (BA190)

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DatesOrg/TypeUnit
2016-apr FR Aéronautique NavaleSA319B Alouette III106
2016-jul AS355N Ecureuil 2F-GMAX
2018-aug-18 FR Aéronautique NavaleAS365N3+ Dauphin 26872



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