Overview of LIH
Lihue Airport occupies 943 acres about 1.5 miles east of Lihue, on the southeast coast of the island of Kauai. The airport provides passenger and aircraft facilities for domestic, overseas and interisland carriers, commuter/air taxi, air cargo, heliport (Tour Operators) and general aviation.
Airfield facilities include two runways (6,500' x 150'), taxiways, aprons, eight (8) gates, navigational aids (ILS, VORTAC, DME and PAPI/VASI), airport traffic control tower, and helipads.
Vehicular access to the airport is provided by Ahukini Road, which extends from Kapule Highway. The passenger terminal is served by a one-way loop roadway branching off Ahukini Road and encircling a public parking lot. The remaining facilities are served directly by Ahukini Road.