Fiji is made up of 333 islands in the South Pacific Ocean and is between 176° 53′ east and 178° 12′ west. Los Angeles is about 11 hours via plane from Fiji, while Australia is four hours away.
Fiji is about 1,100 nautical miles northeast of New Zealand's North Island. Vanuatu (to the west), New Caledonia (to the southwest), the Kermadec Islands (to the southeast), Tonga (to the east), the Samoas, Wallis and Futuna (to the northeast) and Tuvalu (to the north) are closest to Fiji.
The largest island of Fiji is Viti Levu, which is where the capital, Suva, and Nadi International Airport are located. The next-largest island is Vanua Levu, which is to the north of Viti Levu.