Yap is the westernmost of four states that comprise the Federarted States of Micronesia. The many islands and atolls that make up Yap State stretch hundreds of miles across the open Pacific. Yap is 500 miles southwest of Guam, 300 miles northeast of the Republic of Palau, and 800 miles east of the Philippines. Yap lies at just 9 degrees north of the Equator, 138 degrees east and the climate is tropical. Our time zone is GMT + 10 hours.
United Continental Airlines services Yap, with two flights a week from Guam (Tuesdays & Saturdays) and one flight a week from Palau on Sundays. The flight time from Guam is approximately 1 hour and 5 minutes, and the flight time from Palau is about 45 minutes.
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Visitors need a valid passport and a return airline ticket to enter Yap and most visitors are allowed a stay of up to thirty days. Immigration rules vary by country, however, so please check with your hotel or tour operator prior to your journey.