Honolulu Airport Guide (HNL)
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Honolulu International Airport (HNL) is located three miles northwest of downtown Honolulu. Over 21 million passengers pass through HNL each year, making it one of the busiest airports in the United States.
Transfer between Terminals
Honolulu International airport has three terminal buildings. Shuttle buses called “Wiki Wiki Buses” transport passengers between the ticket counters and the terminals.
Nearby Airport Hotels
Best Western The Plaza Hotel, 3253 North Nimitz Highway, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96819, 800-568-8520, This pet-friendly hotel offers guests an airport shuttle service, on-site dining and free internet access. Airport Honolulu Hotel, 3401 Nimitz Highway, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96819, 877-418-0711, Located just 2 miles from the airport, this hotel offers guests access to a free airport shuttle, free internet and a pool.
Transport into Town
Bus: Bus routes 19, 20 and 31 stop at the airport. Routes 19 and 20 connect the airport to Pearlridge Center, Hickam Air Force Base, Downtown Honolulu, Ala Moana Center and Waikiki. Route 31 connects the airport to Tripler Army Medical Center. Bus routes 9, 40, 40A, 42 and 62 operate on nearby Nimitz Highway within walking distance of the airport. Shuttle: SpeediShuttle offers a door-to-door shuttle service for travelers. Taxi: Taxis are available outside the Baggage Claim area. Taxi fare from the airport to Waikiki costs approximately $35-$40.
The United Red Carpet Club is located above Gate 9; The Dynasty Lounge is located in the Garden Court Area; Sky Lounge is located in the Garden Court Area; Crown Room Lounge is located in the Garden Court Area; Premier Club is located on the Third Level, Interisland Terminal; UC Member Lounge is located on the Garden Court Area; Sakura Lounge is located on the Third level above Stinger Ray’s Bar and Grill; JAL Lounge is located in the Garden Court Area; Qantas Club is located above Gate 26; American Admirals Lounge Club is located in the Overseas Terminal, Airside, 3rd Floor; The USO Lounge is located on the Baggage Claim level.
Honolulu Airport is the primary hub for Hawaiian Airlines, which is the largest Hawaii-based airline. Hawaiian Airlines accounts for 45% of HNL’s market. United Airlines represents 7.7% of the airport’s market, while Japan Airlines has 7.4%.
Wireless internet is available in the airport for a fee. Travelers can enjoy beautifully landscaped gardens in the International Terminal.
The International Parking Garage is located across from the International Arrivals building. The Overseas Parking Garage is located across from the Overseas Terminal. The Interisland Parking Garage is located adjacent to the Interisland Terminal. Parking in these garages costs $1 for 30 minutes with a daily maximum of $15. Parking in the Economy Parking Lot costs $12 a day.
Cheap Flights to Honolulu
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