Those flying to Lae could potentially find better pricing at Bulolo Airport (41 mi from Lae city center) depending on the month and departure airport.
Papua New Guinea has restricted the entry of all travelers except for health workers, flight crew, military personnel or those with a special written exemption from the Emergency Controller.Entry requirements
Anyone arriving must have been tested for COVID-19 within a 7-day period from their date of arrival to be permitted to board a flight. Travelers must complete a online electronic health declaration form within 24 hours of departure. International visitors should apply for the exemption, including the reasons for visiting, by contacting: email@example.com. International visitors must complete an Air Passenger Transport Form at https://www.airniugini.com.pg/travel-advice/#notices, including details of the travel date to Papua New Guinea, quarantine hotel (if required) and a scanned copy of passport biodata page as the ID. International visitor must also have a letter to the Controller, including the reason for travel, visa details, passport details and, if applicable, work permit details and/or resident permit details. Travelers will be required to show evidence of their hotel reservation and approved exemption in order to purchase a flight ticket. Travelers may currently only enter Papua New Guinea by air via Port Moresby from Brisbane or Cairns. Travelers are advised to check the latest requirements for transiting Australia.Quarantine requirements
Upon arrival, travelers must self-isolate in a government approved hotel for 14 days, unless they have spent the 7 days prior to travel in Australia (except the state of Victoria), New Zealand or one of a number of Pacific Island states. A full list is available on the official PNG government COVID-19 website. Travelers quarantining in a government approved hotel will be expected to cover the cost of their stay. Those arriving from destinations other than Australia, New Zealand or Pacific Island states will also be subject to monitoring through either an approved tracking device or tracking application, at their own cost. All travelers quarantining at home will be subject to monitoring through an approved tracking device or application, at their own cost, regardless of where they have travelled from.All other info
Further details of the measures in place for international travel can be found on the official PNG government COVID-19 website.
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