Francisco C. Ada/Saipan International Airport:
- It is the gateway to the CNMI, serving Saipan, Rota & Tinian.
- It can accommodate wide-bodied aircraft, i.e. DC 10's and 747's.
- Runway is 8,700 feet long, 150 feet wide with a parallel taxiway and connecting taxiways.
- Main terminal accommodates international passengers with six jetways.
- Immigration and Customs processing.
- Major airlines operating: Delta Air Lines, Asiana Airlines, United Airlines, China Eastern, Jeju Air, Sichuan Airlines, Jin Air, PAL Express
- Flights are direct from cities in Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, China and Guam and the Philippines.
- Commuter terminal serves as feeder for Tinian and Rota using single engines Cherokees, and an ATR 42 aircraft (inter-island travel). Airlines operating from the commuter terminal are Star Marianas and Arctic Circle.
- Major duty free concessionaire (Duty Free Shoppers) offers high-quality products.
- Experienced caterer (LSG Lufthansa) provides food and beverage service for flight kitchen and restaurants.
- Six car rental companies available:
- Avis/Premier Alliance Corporation (Tel: 670-288-2847)
- Budget Rent A Car (Tel: 670-234-8232)
- Alamo/National Car Rental (Tel: 670-288-4400)
- Islander Rent a Car (Tel: 670-234-8233)
- Microl (Toyota) Corporation (Tel: 670-288-0013)
- Hertz Car Rental (Tel: 670-288-0042)
- Automated teller machine, tourist information booths, cargo handling services, snack shop, free wireless internet service, and overnight parking facilities.
- Airport is open 24 hours, seven days a week.
- 24-Hours Operating Air Traffic Control Tower
- 24-Hours Operating Aircraft Rescue Firefighting (ARFF) personnel/equipment
- FAA certified facility
CPA has completed many improvements to the airport include newly renovated restrooms, drainage and roof improvements, upgrading of its Pacific Region ARFF Training Center and rehabilitation to the runway. The international terminal has received a new facelift and the parking lot will soon be expended.
CPA has also procured two additional 1,500-gallon ARFF vehicles and a runway sweeper for the airport and is working on rehabilitating its taxiways and passenger loading bridges. Majority of CPA’s projects are funded through grants from the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Improvement Program.