Airports News

Honolulu International Airport Closures for Pavement Repairs

Posted on Apr 2, 2014 in Airports News, Main, News

HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Honolulu and Ewa residents of an expected increase in aircraft traffic over these areas due to airfield maintenance work at the Honolulu International Airport. Runway 4R-22L will be closed from 6 p.m. to 9 a.m., Sunday nights through Friday mornings, weekly, through the end of September, for pavement repairs.   Flight patterns will be adjusted during these hours resulting in increased air traffic over the Kapolei and Ewa areas.  The Hawaii Department of Transportation appreciates residents’ understanding and patience during...

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Hilo International Airport to Install New Speed Bumps to Address Speeding Concerns

Posted on Mar 24, 2014 in Airports News, Main, News

 HILO – The state Department of Transportation (HDOT), Airports Division, advises Hilo motorists of new speed bumps that will be installed at the Hilo International Airport fronting the terminal building on Monday, March 24, to address community concerns about speeding in the area.  The first speed bump will be installed at the crosswalk on the Terminal Access Road across from the rental car lot. It will be monitored for the several weeks to help motorists and pedestrians adjust to the new changes. The HDOT plans to eventually install speed bumps at all crosswalk locations. Signs will...

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Honolulu International Airport to Close Runway for Maintenance

Posted on Feb 24, 2014 in Airports News, Main, News

HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Ewa residents of an expected increase in aircraft traffic over the area due to airfield maintenance work at the Honolulu International Airport. Runway 8L-26R will be closed for pavement maintenance work beginning at 3 p.m., Wednesday, February 26, to 7 a.m., Thursday morning, February 27. During this time, flight patterns will be modified, resulting in increased air traffic over the Ewa area.

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Honolulu International Airport Runway Closures For Pavement Maintenance

Posted on Feb 5, 2014 in Airports News, Main, News

HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Honolulu and Ewa residents of an expected increase in aircraft traffic over these areas due to airfield maintenance work at the Honolulu International Airport. Runway 4R-22L is being closed for pavement maintenance from 6 p.m. to 9 a.m., Sunday through Thursday, beginning Sunday, March 23, to Tuesday, September 30.  Flight patterns will be modified, resulting in increased air traffic over Downtown Honolulu and the Ewa Plains. 

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Honolulu International Airport Runway Closure For Pavement Maintenance

Posted on Jan 28, 2014 in Airports News, News

HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Honolulu and Ewa residents of an expected increase in aircraft traffic over these areas due to airfield maintenance work at the Honolulu International Airport. Runway 4R-22L is currently closed in preparation for pavement maintenance beginning Tuesday night, January 28, through mid-February, from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., nightly.  Flight patterns will be modified, resulting in increased air traffic over Downtown Honolulu and the Ewa Plains.  Runway 4R-22L is the third-longest of four runways at Honolulu International Airport with a...

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Airports to Go Green, Reduce Energy Costs by $518 Million

Posted on Dec 18, 2013 in Airports News, Main, News

Honolulu – Gov. Neil Abercrombie unveiled an unprecedented energy efficiency program for the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Airports Division that will cut energy use by 49 percent, saving at least $518 million in energy costs over the next 20 years. The airports will be modernized with the latest in energy-efficient and green technology, providing a high-impact solution for the Abercrombie Administration’s aggressive pursuit of 70 percent clean energy use for the state of Hawaii by 2030.  “These important upgrades at our airports will help Hawaii reach its clean energy...

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Honolulu International Airport to Close Runway for Maintenance

Posted on Oct 30, 2013 in Airports News, Main, News

HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Honolulu and Ewa residents of an expected increase in aircraft traffic over the area due to airfield maintenance work at the Honolulu International Airport. Runway 8R-26L will be closed for grooving and restriping at 12 a.m., Wednesday, October 30, to 8 a.m., Wednesday morning, December 18, 8 hours a day. During this time, flight patterns will be modified, resulting in increased air traffic over down town Honolulu and the Ewa plains. The project cost is estimated at $20 million, 75% federally funded and 25% state funded. Work is...

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Honolulu International Airport to Close Runway for Maintenance

Posted on Oct 24, 2013 in Airports News, Main, News

HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Honolulu and Ewa residents of an expected increase in aircraft traffic over the area due to airfield maintenance work at the Honolulu International Airport. Runway 8R-26L will be closed for airfield maintenance work at 12 a.m., Wednesday, October 16, to 8 a.m., Tuesday morning, October 29, 24 hours a day. During this time, flight patterns will be modified, resulting in increased air traffic over down town Honolulu and the Ewa...

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Honolulu International Airport New Day Work Projects Begin

Posted on Aug 21, 2013 in Airports News, Main, News

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation is moving forward with $750 million dollars in improvements part of Governor Neil Abercrombie’s  New Day Work Projects at the Honolulu International Airport.  A blessing and groundbreaking ceremony was held today for the first of three projects that include the demolition of the Aloha Air Cargo building, a new employee parking lot, and relocation of inter-island terminal cargo and maintenance facilities.  Gov. Neil Abercrombie said, “It is through cooperation, hard work, and vision that we are launching the first of several...

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Kona International Airport Dedicates New Air Traffic Control Tower, Breaks Ground For Aircraft Rescue & Fire-Fighting Station

Posted on May 29, 2013 in Airports News

Kona International Airport Dedicates New Air Traffic Control Tower, Breaks Ground For Aircraft Rescue & Fire-Fighting Station

KONA – The state Department of Transportation celebrated the dedication of a new Air Traffic Control Tower and a groundbreaking for a new Aircraft Rescue and Fire-Fighting (ARFF) facility at the Kona International Airport earlier today. The new Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Air Traffic Control Tower will provide improved visibility over all movement areas and air traffic patterns.  It replaces the previous tower which had served Kona International since July 1970.  Construction on the new tower began in December 2009 at an approximate cost of $34.86 million. Ground was also broken...

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