Kona Airport

Getting Here

Getting to Hawaii is easy — just ask our more than 8.3 million annual visitors. More than 8.1 million of them arrived by air, thanks to the fact that Hawaii is served by all major U.S. domestic airlines and a number of international carriers. Nearly half a million of our annual visitors travel to Hawaii for meetings, conventions and incentives. Airfares to Hawaii often have the lowest cost per mile of any destination worldwide!

Air Capacity

Naturally, Hawaii has developed one of the most sophisticated air, ground and sea transportation networks in the world to accommodate those visitors, along with the roughly 15 million travelers who pass through Hawaii on their way to destinations in Asia and the United States. Air capacity to Hawaii’s airports continues to grow annually, with hundreds of weekly flights from mainland gateway cities and destinations around the globe:

  • Air capacity to Air capacity to Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, Oahu – 7.9M+ seats
  • Air capacity to Kahului Airport, Maui – 1.9M+ seats
  • Air capacity to Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport, Hawaii Island – 686,500+ seats
  • Air capacity to Lihue Airport, Kauai – 654,000+ seats

Transportation On & Between Islands

Visitors to Hawaii have a full range of ground transportation options on each island, including rental cars, shuttles, taxis and more. Travel between the islands is also easy to plan as part of your event or for your guests and attendees to coordinate on their own. In fact, travel between islands is a matter of everyday life for Hawaii residents, especially between the islands of Maui Nui (Maui, Molokai and Lanai), reflected in the hundreds of flights and multiple ferries that run throughout the day and night.