Aviation journey

The people of Rotuma gather to see the Air Pacific BAC 1-11 which landed on the island in 1981. Picture: SUPPLIED/HAROLD GATTY'S LEGACY

AS aerodromes across the country continued to evolve in the years after the World War II, the need to construct more airstrips outside the main ports of entry continued to gain prominence. Rotuma, already considered one of the remotest islands, was identified as the site for a new aerodrome in 1981. With a new airport […]

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