Samoa Airport Authority

Board of Directors

Vaatuitui Apete Meredith (Chair)
Samau Ieru Lokeni
Tuala Pat Leota
Solialofi Vaipou Harry Porter
Tuala Tommy Stancil
Samoa Roy Lee


The Samoa Airport Authority (SAA) is a State-owned Enterprise established in 1984 and restructured under the Samoa Airport Authority Act 2012 to manage Samoa’s airports. It currently manages 3 airports: Faleolo International Airport, Maota Airport, Savaii Island and Asau Airport, Savaii Island.

SAA is also subject to the:

SAA is governed by a board of directors that is responsible to the Minister of Public Enterprises.

Vision and Mission

SAA’s vision is “To be the most efficient, safe and secure Small Island State Airport in airport operations in the Region”. Its mission is “To comply fully with all applicable standards and practices to sustain and enhance effective service delivery”.

Community Service Obligations

SAA does not receive CSO funding to operate the two non-commercial airports at Savaii, but cross-subsidizes these operations from profits at Faleolo.

Financial Highlights

(ST ‘000) 2013 2014 2015 5-yr Average
Revenue 13,088 13,279 13,567 11,791
Net Profit After Tax 1,102 650 630 -93
CSO payments 0 0 N/A N/A
Total Assets 59,282 58,939 58,484 59,236
Total Liabilities 4,174 3,181 2,523 10,028
Shareholders Funds 55,108 55,758 56,231 49,207
ROE % 2.0% 1.2% 1.1% -1%
ROA % 1.9% 1.1% 1.1% 0%
Asset Utilization 22% 23% 23% 20%
Cash / Current liabilities 1.510 1.384 N/A N/A

Important Documents

  • SAA annual accounts