As the international gateway to the American state of Hawaii, Honolulu International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the USA.  


Quick Facts

Distance from the City Center:

10 miles

Public Transport:

Honolulu International Airport is serviced by a range of shuttle buses. The fastest way to reach the city is via the Airport Waikiki Express costing approximately US$8.

Taxi fare:

Approximately $40 to the City Center.

Car Rental:

Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz and National car hire desks are located near the baggage claim area.



Various international check-in counters can be found in lobbies 4 to 8. For your specific check-in counter, refer to your itinerary.

Currency Exchange

ICE currency exchange bureaus can be found in the Central Lobby, the second floor of the international tour group arrivals, inside US Customs at the international arrivals area and opposite gates 12 and 25.

Internet Access

Pre-paid Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport while pre-paid internet kiosks can be found in the main terminal, the Interisland Terminal and the central concourse near gate 22.


A concierge service operated by J-Wave is available for departures, transfers and arrivals.


Hong Kong International Airport is home to a total of 19 lounges, some of which are operated independently. The following major airlines have lounges located within the airport. For access to specific lounges, refer to your Travel Associates expert.

Hawaiian Airlines:

Hawaiian Airlines has two Premier Club lounges located at Honolulu International Airport. Located on the second and third floors of terminal 2, within the lounges Hawaiian Airlines Premier Club members can enjoy leisure facilities, business facilities as well as speedy check-in and priority boarding.


Qantas has an International Business Lounge located above gate 26 in the EWA Concourse. Within the lounge, Qantas First and Business Class passengers as well as Jetstar Business Max and various club members can enjoy Wi-Fi access, showers, lounge dining and a range of beverages including bar service.

American Airlines:

There is an Admirals Club Lounge which is also shared with Japan Airlines (Sakura Lounge) at Honolulu International Airport.  It is located in the central lobby of overseas terminal, on 3rd floor above Kona Brewing restaurant and across from central security checkpoint and Ralph Lauren retail store. The lounge is open daily from 5:30 am - 8:30 pm.