Doing Business

Airlines/Tour Operators

Information relating to providing air service to, from, and within Hawaii along with current rates, charges, and other fees can be found here.

Badging

Information relating to the Badging Fees, statewide.

Concessions and Other Offerings

These are notices for upcoming and/or current concession possibilities at Hawaii State Airports and are coordinated by the Airports Division’s Property Management Section.

Permittees

The Airports Division issues permits to conduct various types of commercial activities at public airports throughout the State.

Engineering

Here you will find information relating to policies and procedures of the Engineering program.

Aircraft Registration

All aircraft, unless specifically exempted from this rule, must be registered with the Department of Transportation.

Air Tours

Conducting Air Tours in Hawaii 

Anyone conducting commercial air tours in Hawaii must have a current Hawaii Tour Aircraft Operators Permit .  This permit is valid for a year and is renewable.

Aviation Safety

Pilots:  Watch the FAA HNL Aviation Safety Video

Other Business – Related Information

 


PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETING ON RATES AND CHARGES

The State of Hawai‘i, Department of Transportation, Airports Division (DOTA) will be conducting a series of public informational meetings on the new Schedule of Rates and Charges for rental of land and buildings at State Airports.

The meetings are scheduled as follows:

  • November 14, 2016, Monday, Hilo International Airport beginning at 5 p.m. in the Airport Manager’s Meeting Room.
  • November 15, 2016, Tuesday, Kahului Airport beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Airport Manager’s conference Room.
  • November 16, 2016, Wednesday, Kona International Airport at Keahole, beginning at 5:00 p.m. in the Airport Administration Building Meeting Room.
  • November 17, 2016, Thursday, Lîhu‘e Airport, beginning at 5:00 p.m. in the Mezzanine Conference Room.
  • November 22, 2016, Honolulu International Airport, Interisland Terminal, 7th Floor Conference Center, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in Rooms 1 and 2.

The schedule proposed rates and charges for each of the island’s (or district’s) airports will be presented.

To request language translation, an auxiliary aid or special service (e.g., sign language interpreter, accessible parking, or materials in alternative format), contact Sidney Hayakawa; Hawai‘i Department of Transportation, Airports Division; 400 Rodgers Boulevard, Suite 700; Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96819; phone: (808) 838-8704 or email; seven (7) days prior to the meeting date. TTY users may use TRS to contact DOTA.

 


Frequently Asked Questions:

How can we rent space at an airport?
Hawaii’s Statewide Airports System is comprised of fifteen airports and is operated as a single system for management and financial purposes on behalf of the State by the Department of Transportation.
If you have specific airport(s) in mind, please direct your written inquiry detailing what location, space requirements and type of business to the respective Airport Manager with a courtesy copy to the Airports Administrator.

I have a product and/or service that I think the travelling public can use. Who shall I contact?
Please write a letter describing the product and/or service and a brief description about your company to the Airports Administrator.

I have a product and/or service that I think the airport can use. Who shall I contact?
Please write a letter describing the product and/or service and a brief description about your company to the respective Airport Manager with a courtesy copy to the Airports Administrator.