Known as the Stepping Stone to Palau, here in the southernmost part of Babeldaob, the Republic of Palau’s airport is located.

Airai also has the oldest bai (built over 180 years ago and renovated in 1984) and several sites of cultural and historic importance. In fact, 113 surveyed and identified historic sites of which 22 have been registered in the Palau Register of Historic Places. 6 of these registered sites have been restored. There is also a large reservoir which supplies Koror with water and the Ngerikiil River, which winds through mangrove and forest.

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Airai State Sites Phone #: 587-3511 Email: Website:
  No.Name of SitesTypeFees/PermitsType of Activities/TourProtected Areas Network Sites (PAN)
1.Bai er a Rengar er a IrraiBai Platform1.$ 5.00 Per Person 2.$25.00 Photography and Filming 3.$10.00 Snorkeling and Kayaking 4.$15.00 Snorkeling and Photography 5.$50.00 for scientific research 6. $100 specimen or artifact collection $100.00 For research (commercial purpose) $200 artifact collection (commercial purpose) $50.00 still photography video filming (commercial purpose) $50.00 Cinematography, film making(commercial purpose) Government fee: $25 research fee $50 artifact collection $200 photography/filming $20.00 cinematography, filmmaking, filming.1.Sight seeing/ Land Tour 2.Photography & Filming/ Land Tour 3.Snorkeling & Kayaking 4.Snorkeling/PhotographyMedal Ngediull  Conservation Area Pan Coordinator: Clarence Polloi Medal Ngediull  Conservation Area Pan Coordinator: Clarence Polloi
2.Malk er Besk, OikullLandmark
3.Metuker era Bisech, NgerusarYapese Quarry
4.Beluu er a NgerullakTraditional Village
5.Chades er a Mechorei, IrraiStone Feature/ Traditional Village
6.Beluu er a Ngeruluobel. Beluu Ruluong, NgeruluobelTraditional Village
7.Ii er a Beriber me a Emaredong/ Chelebacheb er a Tut,OikullCave
8.Uet el Daob me a Uet el Chutem er a NgederarCarving of Balang took place
9. Olekull er a Risong, NgerreamCave
10.Terebel er a Meribang, OrdomelStone Path
11.Ii er a Itemruchel, NgerusarCave
12.Boi me a Cheremel el Belochel, NgerusarLandmark
13.Chelochel er a Orrak, IrraiYapese quarry site/burial cave
14.Bokungo er a Resoldau er a SiabalHistoric Remains WWII
15.Kaigun Sho, Japanese Communication CenterHistoric Remain Administration
16.Olekull rar TurangCave
17.Beluu er a NgerchebuklTraditional Village
18.Btelulachang er a kemurrull me a Taoch er NgiteuaiStone Path/ Platform
19.Japanese Sea PlaneHistoric Remain WWII
20.Gun Emplacement/75 mm Canon Japanese WWII (Ngelung Isl.)Historic Remain WWII
21.Gun Emplacement/75mm Japanese Coastal Defense Gun WWII (Itemruchel Isl.)Historic Remain WWII
22.Beluu er a MedalTraditional Village