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Kona International Airport

73-200 Kupipi Street

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740-2645

(808) 327-9520

(808) 329-7414 (fax)


IATA Designator




State of Hawaii

Department of Transportation (HDOT)

Airports Division


Airport Opening

Original Site: Kailua-Kona, July 10, 1949

Current Site: Keahole, July 1, 1970


Airport Location

19.44.33 N/156.02.74 W

7.2 miles NW of Kailua

25 miles SW of Waikoloa


Airport Elevation

47 feet MSL


Airport Land Area

2,700 acres


Control Tower

Kona Tower (0600-2200L)


Air Space

Class D service effective 0600-2200L; other times Class G


Active Runway

17-35 (11,000 feet x 150-feet)



Cargo Terminal Buildings



Passenger Terminals

North Terminal

South Terminal

Commuter Terminal


Aircraft Gates

Need gate numbers



Passenger Security Lanes




Public Parking

xxx spaces



Airport Employees

Airport Employees (KOA) 100

Airport Employees (other) 500


Aircraft Operations

Average 400 operations per day (air carrier, air taxi, general aviation and military)



Average 9,000 passengers per day


Passenger Services

Airline Lounges

Baggage Carts

Baggage Services

Curbside Check-In

Duty Free Shopping

Food and Beverage

Fresh Flowers & Leis

Greeting Services

Medical Services


Retail Shopping


Aviation Services

Air Cargo & Package Express Services

Aircraft Charter, Rental & Leasing Services

Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting

Aircraft Services & Maintenance

Flight Training


Ground Support & Services

Major A&P

Transient Parking



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