Airports News

Number of travelers may approach pre-pandemic counts HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Airports Division alerts travelers of limited parking at the five main airports across the state during the holiday season due to an anticipated increase in airline passengers. All five of Hawaii’s major airports, Honolulu (HNL), Kahului (OGG), Kona (KOA), Hilo ...
Read More HDOT warns travelers of limited parking at Hawaii airports during holiday season

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will open the Consolidated Rent-A-Car (Conrac) facility at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. Beginning at 4 a.m., passengers can take a short walk from Terminal 2 baggage claim or catch a consolidated shuttle to access multiple car rental services. Alamo ...
Read More Consolidated Rent-A-Car Facility opens at HNL Dec. 1

 HILO – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Airports Division informs the public of nightly runway work at the Hilo International Airport (ITO). ITO’s Runway 8/26 will be closed between 12 a.m. and 5:45 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6; Friday, Nov. 12; Saturday, Nov. 13; and Tuesday, Nov. 16. Runway 8/26 will also be closed ...
Read More Hilo Airport runway work to be done

KAILUA-KONA – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) Airports Division announces the opening of the permanent Federal Inspection Services (FIS) facility at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport (KOA) two months before the agreed deadline of December 2021. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) allowed the resumption of international flights to Kona in December 2016 based ...
Read More Permanent Federal Inspection Service Facility at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport opens ahead of schedule

HILO – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) reports the following as a final update on its Hawaiʻi Island facilities following the 6.1 magnitude earthquake off the Kau Coast.   AIRPORTS Runways and taxiways at all Hawaiʻi Island airports (KOA, MUE, UPP, and ITO) have been inspected. No damage noted and all flights are operating ...
Read More Final update on Hawaii Island state transportation facilities after Oct. 10 earthquake

HILO – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) reports the following on its Hawaiʻi Island facilities following the 6.1 magnitude earthquake off the Kau Coast.   AIRPORTS All Hawaiʻi Island airports (KOA, MUE, UPP, and ITO) are open. Staff are conducting inspections of runways and taxiways per established procedures.   HARBORS No damage to commercial ...
Read More Status of state transportation facilities on Hawaii Island after Oct. 10 earthquake

HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) has withdrawn its request to terminate the lease for Dillingham Airfield (also known as Kawaihapai) as discussions with the U.S. Army and airfield tenants progresses. “As a result of the combined efforts of our staff, area legislators, the Army, and the tenants operating at Dillingham, HDOT is ...
Read More HDOT revokes intent to terminate lease for Dillingham Airfield

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) dedicated the Mauka Concourse at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) prior to the opening of the new facility on Friday, Aug. 27. The opening of the Mauka Concourse comes as Gov. David Ige called for residents and visitors to limit travel to essential business activity ...
Read More Mauka Concourse extension to HNL opens Aug. 27

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Oahu motorists that the Airport offramp (Exit 16) will be closed from the eastbound H-1 Freeway from 10:30 p.m. on Monday night, Aug. 2, 2021, through 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, Aug. 3, 2021, for overhead sign repairs. Motorists wanting to access Honolulu Airport and Aolele ...
Read More Overnight full closure scheduled on the eastbound Airport offramp (Exit 16) on Aug. 2

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Airports Division notifies Oahu residents of repair work scheduled at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) in the area of Runway 4R-22L, on Monday, Aug. 2, through Friday, Aug. 6. During working hours, the public may experience an increase in arrival air traffic over the Ewa plains. ...
Read More HNL airfield repairs scheduled on Aug. 2 through Aug. 6