Airports News

Travelers are advised to arrive three hours prior to departure during peak travel times. HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is advising anyone traveling out of Hawaii’s five major airports in Honolulu, Kahului, Lihue, Kona, or Hilo to arrive early, especially if travelling between the peak hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. ...
Read More July 4th weekend expected to be busy at Hawaii airports

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) alerts residents that Runway 4R at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport will be closed from 7 p.m. until 5 a.m. daily starting on Tuesday, June 14 through Friday, June 17. The closure is for rubber removal, which is required for certification of the airport. During the ...
Read More HNL Runway 4R temporarily closed

TSA unveils state-of-the-art scanners, photo ID verification units in security checkpoint at Lihue Airport LIHUE, Hawaii – Officials with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that it has begun installing four state-of-the-art, computed tomography (CT) X-ray scanners in the security checkpoint at Lihue Airport (LIH). Installation of the four scanners began this week and ...
Read More TSA announcement: Security upgrades at Lihue Airport

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is advising anyone traveling out of Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) to arrive at least three hours before your scheduled flight. Memorial Day weekend travel numbers are up and that is causing long lines at TSA checkpoints. Also know that parking can quickly fill up at ...
Read More Arrive early at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport due to heavy traffic

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) alerts residents that runway 4R at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport will be closed from 4 p.m. May 24 until 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 25. The closure is for standard maintenance on the runway. During the closure, incoming planes will be routed to runway 8L which ...
Read More HNL runway 4R temporarily closed

HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) Harbors Division provides an update on its request for proposals (RFP) to remove the Falls of Clyde from Honolulu Harbor. HDOT issued this RFP in July 2021, and received two responses by the deadline in August 2021.  HDOT issued a conditional award to Falls of Clyde International ...
Read More Update on status of Falls of Clyde

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) alerts residents that runway 4R at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport will be closed every weekday from 4 p.m. until 11:59 p.m. starting on Monday, April 25 thru Friday, April 29. The closure is for standard maintenance on the runway. During the closure, incoming planes will ...
Read More HNL Runway 4R temporarily closed

HONOLULU – Following the court decision issued by the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Biden Administration officials have advised that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) public transportation masking order is not in effect at this time. This means wearing masks on airport property is no longer required. ...
Read More CDC mask order for public transportation hubs will not be enforced at State Airports

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Airports Division,  along with HDOT Office of Civil Rights, is hosting a virtual Airport Rental Car Supplier Diversity Outreach event and webinar on April 26, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The intent of this event is to inform small businesses of contracting opportunities with car ...
Read More Small businesses interested in becoming Airport Rental Car Suppliers encouraged to attend virtual event April 26

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) alerts residents that runway 4R at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport will be closed starting on Monday, April 11 from 10 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 14. The closure is for maintenance on runway lights. During the closure, incoming planes will be routed to runway ...
Read More HNL Runway 4R temporarily closed