This 184 page book chronicles the birth and growth of the Honolulu International Airport from its humble beginnings to its fulfillment of the 1927 dream of being the "Gateway to the Pacific."
This 24 page brochure was produced in 2007 to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Honolulu International Airport. It includes a map of the terminals, an aerial view of the airport with runways and main buildings identified, as well as extensive information about all facets of the airport operation.
As the Crossroads of the Pacific, Hawaii played a vital role in the development of both commercial and military air travel. The first flight in Hawaii occurred on December 31, 1910. It captured the imagination and hearts of residents who dreamed of traveling by air between islands and the Mainland, Asia and Australia.On this site you'll find the incredible story of the first trans-Pacific flight by Navy Commander John Rodgers in 1925. Inter-Island Airways made its first commercial interisland flight in 1929, and Pan American Airways entered the trans-Pacific market in 1935. You'll find hundreds of historical documents and publications. This website features more than 4,000 photos.