Vanua Lava (13.80° S 167.47° E) is one of the Banks Islands in Torba Province, Vanuatu. It is located about 120 km north-northeast of Espiritu Santo. There are about 1700 inhabitants today.The island measures about 25 km north-to-south and 20 km east-to-west. The capital of Torba province, Sola, is located on the east side of the island. There is an airport there which is serviced three times a week.