Bora Bora is an island group in the Leeward Islands that comprisethe western part of the Society Islands of French Polynesia. Bora Borahas a total land area of 30.55 square kilometers. The main island,located about 230 kilometers northwest of Papeete, is surrounded by alagoon and a barrier reef.
In the center of the island are the remnants of an extinct volcano,rising to two peaks, Mount Pahia and Mount Otemanu; the highest pointis at 727 meters.
The languages spoken in Bora Bora are Tahitian and French. However,due to the high tourism population, many natives of Bora Bora havelearned to speak English.
Bora Bora is a major international tourist destination, famous forits seaside (and even offshore) luxury resorts. The major settlement,Vaitape, is on the western side of the main island, opposite the mainchannel leading into the lagoon. Produce of the island is mostlylimited to what can be obtained from the sea and from the plentifulcoconut trees, which were historically of economic importance toproduce copra.
Canadian Xpress would like to invite all pilots to join us SaturdayDecember 18th, 2021 at 21h00est (Sunday 02h00z) for our December 2021Monthly Fly-In where we will fly from Tahiti (NTAA) to Bora Bora(NTTB).
This is an open invitation to all pilots no matter what your flyingexperience to attend this Canadian Xpress sponsored event that will beflown on the VATSIM network.
More information regarding this event including charts and optionaladd-on scenery can be viewed by visiting the Monthly Fly-In page underEvents athttps://canadianxpress.ca.
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