Hawaii is an archipelago in the Pacific Ocean between Asia and the United States, it is one of the 50 states in the US. Hawaii consists of 137 islands, the largest eight from west to east are Ni’ihau, Kauai, Oahu, Moloka’i, Lanai, Kaho’olawe, Maui and Hawaii (The Big Island). The capital Honolulu and Daniel K. Inouye International Airport are located on the island of Oahu. The majority of the accommodations are also located in Oahu, especially around Waikiki Beach. Honolulu Airport is Hawaii’s main international airport and home to Hawaiian Airlines. Other airports of significance in Hawaii are Maui Kahului Airport, Kona International Airport (The Big Island) and Kauai Lihue Airport.
Where is Honolulu Airport situated?
Daniel K. Inouye International Airport is located just west of the capital Honolulu on the island of Oahu. By car, you can reach the airport via the Interstate H-1 / Queen Liliuokalani Freeway.
How many terminals does Honolulu Airport have?
Honolulu Airport has three terminals, namely Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 (Mokulele Airlines). The two largest terminals, T1 and T2, are connected to each other. However, it is not necessary to walk the distances between the terminals and gates, you can use the free shuttle buses (Intra-Airport Transportation) between 06:00 hours and 22:00 hours. Terminal 1 is reserved for regional, national and international flights operated by Hawaiian Airlines. All other airlines use Terminal 2, with the exception of regional airline Mokulele Airlines. Terminal 3 is located between the Delta Cargo and United Cargo buildings and can be accessed via Aolele Street.
The distance from Honolulu Airport to the centre of Honolulu is 9 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Honolulu.
From HNL Airport to Honolulu City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Honolulu Airport by public transport. Visit the Honolulu Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Honolulu Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Honolulu is about $ 35.-. Book your taxi at Honolulu Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From HNL Airport to Honolulu City centre by Taxi
At Honolulu Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Hertz, National (Enterprise Holdings), Sixt, Enterprise and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Honolulu Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Honolulu Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Hawaiian Airlines
- United Airlines
- Alaska Airlines
- Japan Airlines
- Southwest Airlines
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Waikiki
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Honolulu Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
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