Honolulu Airport (HNL)

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Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, commonly known as Honolulu International Airport (IATA: HNL, ICAO: PHNL, FAA LID: HNL) is the busiest airport serving the state of Hawaii, United States.


Honolulu International Airport (IATA: HNL) is 6 miles from Downtown Honolulu.
Honolulu International Airport (IATA: HNL) is 3 miles from Downtown Honolulu.
There are three operating terminals named Overseas, Interisland and Commuter.
There are three operating terminals named Overseas, Interisland and Commuter.
Honolulu Airport served 20 million passengers in 2015.
Honolulu Airport served 20 million passengers in 2015.
The airport is the main hub for Hawaiian Airlines.
The airport is the main hub for Hawaiian Airlines.
Honolulu Airport is the main gateway to Hawaii.
Honolulu Airport is the main gateway to Hawaii.
The airport is located 3 miles (5 km) northwest of the city of Honolulu, the most populous city in Hawaii. The Airport was named after Daniel K. Inouye, former US Senate Hawaii representant from 1963 until 2012. It is actually the 28th busiest airport in the United States. Honolulu Airport serves as the principal hub of Hawaiian Airlines, operating flights between the various airports of the Hawaiian Islands, and also serving
flights to continental United States and other countries such as Japan or New Zealand. HNL Airport has 4 active runways. The airport has also two more offshore runways for use by seaplanes. In 2015, Honolulu airport handled 20 million passengers. During last decade the annual traffic at the airport has been really steady, with a number of passenger traffic between 18 and 21,5 million.


Terminals HNL Airport

Honolulu Airport (HNL) has a main building where there are three different terminals known as: Terminal 1, Terminal 2 y Terminal 3. All terminals have shuttle bus service.


See below more details about the terminals at Honolulu Airport:


Terminal 1 (Interisland Terminal)

It’s the Main Terminal at Honolulu Airport and manages international and domestic flights by Hawaiian Airlines. See more info


Terminal 2 (Overseas Terminal)

Terminal 2 manages international and some US domestic flights. The boarding gates in this terminal are shared by all airlines, there is no gate assignment. See more info

Terminal 3 (Commuter Terminal)

Is the smallest one. It links with the Interisland Terminal. Mokulele Airline is the only airlines that operates at Commuter Terminal. Please, bear in mind that this terminal is located between the cargo facilities of Delta Air Lines and United Airlines. See more info


Inter-Terminal Transportation

A fleet of buses known as "Wiki-wiki" buses provide interterminal transportation between the ticket counters of all three terminals.

See more information


Contact information

Address: 300 Rodgers Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96819
Telephone: (808) 836-6413

Email: airvisitinfo@hawaii.gov


Lost and Found

Items lost:

Terminal (Phone: (808 567-9660)

Security Check Point (808 872-3421)

Airlines and Destinations

There are over 25 airlines operating at Honolulu Airport, these airlines operate direct flights to America, Asia and Pacific Rim destinations.


Twelve airlines operates more than 90% of traffic, being Hawaiian Airlines the most busiest airline with nearly 50% of airport's traffic, operating with more than 25 routes. Other important airlines are United Airlines and Japan Airlines.


The busiest routes from Honolulu airport in terms of passenger traffic are the following ones:


- Tokyo (Narita and Haneda)

- Los Angeles

- Kahului (Hawaii)

- Kona (Hawaii)

- Lihue (Hawaii)

- Osaka (Kansai)

- Hilo (Hawaii)


Car Rental

There are several car rental companies operating at Honolulu Airport. Check rental car page on-line for availability.


The airport is located six miles from downtown Honolulu.


See below the means of transportation at Honolulu Airport:


- Bus: There are 3 bus routes (routes 19, 20 and 31) serving the airport. The bus stop is located at the center median, on the second level roadway.

Routes 19 and 20 stops at downtown Honolulu and Waikiki among others. See more info


- Shuttle: Roberts Hawaii Express Shuttle offers convenient door-to-door services from Honolulu Airport to anywhere in Oahu. See more info


- Taxi: Taxi service is available on the center median fronting the terminal baggage claim areas. A single trip to Waiki costs between USD $40.00 and $45.00. See more info


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