On December 31, 2019, Apia Fagali'i accepted its last flights, as from January 1, 2020, all services will now be operated from Apia Faleolo which is located on the west coast of Upolo Island, Samoa's second-largest island, according to Samoan publication Talanei.

Two of Apia Fagali'i's serving airlines, Samoa Airways (OL, Apia Faleolo) and Talofa Airways (Apia Faleolo), have advised their respective passengers that they will no longer be using the airport which was considerably closer to Samoa's capital and largest city. The carriers offered services to nearby Pago Pago and Tongatapu from Fagali'i. The flying distance between the two airports serving Apia is 15 nautical miles (28 kilometres).

The Samoa Government is turning Fagali'i Airport into a vehicle inspection site and test driving location which will be operated by the Ministry of Police.

According to the ch-aviation PRO airports module, Fagali'i is served by a single 670-metre (2,198 feet) runway, 10/28, whereas Faleolo boasts 08/26, a 3,000 metre (9,843 feet) strip.