Anybody who is travelling to French Polynesia would be flying to Fa'a'a International Airport, in the capital island of Tahiti. The airport is next to the capital city of French Polynesia, Pape'ete (which explains why the airport code is PPT). You would transfer here to other French Polynesian islands like Bora Bora, or perhaps you're transiting to Easter Island or South America. So, should you intentionally have a long layover in Pape'ete?
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