A public ESOC Navigation Support Office GNSS station participating in the  IGS network


The receiver is located in the Meteo France facilities at the Tahiti Faa'a airport.

History and evolution

The Ashtech micro Z receiver was tested and installed at the station in February 2005, plus an Ashtech Chokering antenna.

In October 2006 a Javad Legacy receiver was installed.

In December 2012 a Septentrio Polarx4 receiver was installed and a Leica AR25.R4 antenna.

In October 2019 the receiver was upgraded to a Septentrio PolarRx5TR. 


The receiver is located in the Main Equipment Room of the station. A computer provides for the operation and remote control of the system.

The station has pressure, temperature and humidity data hourly available.

The communications are carried out using an ADSL connection.


from 2012


FAA1 GNSS antenna

from 2006


Series of pictures showing the horizon mask.

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